Finance secretary John Swinney said that the projects would be delivered as part of a £1bon extension of the non-profit distributing (NPD) programme.
An additional £100m is being allocated to the Schools for the Future programme, taking the budget to £900m, while £120m in NPD investment will fund a new maternity hospital and a new cancer centre on the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Campus.
Full details of the infrastructure projects within the planned £1bn extension to the programme will be in the autumn draft budget.
NPD is Scotland’s solution to PFI profiteering. It puts a limit on the private sector returns and returns any surplus to the public sector.
Other major projects in the NPD pipeline include:
• M8 M73 M74 motorway improvements: £310m – reached financial close February 2014 – in construction
• City of Glasgow College: £193m – reached financial close August 2013 – in construction
• Inverness College: £45m – reached financial close May 2013 – Miller currently building it.
• Ayrshire College, Kilmarnock Campus: £48m – reached financial close on June 2014 – McLaughlin &Harvey started construction this week.
• NHS Lothian Royal Hospital for Sick Children/Department of Clinical Neurosciences: £155m – a Brookfield Multiplex consortium selected is expected to start construction in October 2014.
• National Centre for the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service projects: £36m – Interserve Kajima was appointed in March 2014 and starts construction in August 2014.
• NHS Ayrshire & Arran Acute Mental Health & North Ayrshire Community Hospital: £48m – Balfour Beatty starts construction July 2014.
• AWPR/Balmedie-Tipperty road scheme: £472m – Balfour Beatty’s Connect consortium is expected to start construction before end of 2014 with completion in spring 2018.
• NHS Dumfries & Galloway Royal Acute Services Redevelopment Project: £203m – expected to start construction in 2015.