Arlington City Council has given its approval for a planned $810m expansion of the Entertainment District, which will add a hotel, new convention centre, corporate office headquarters and a mixed-use residential building.
BAM Lux, a subsidiary of BAM’s Walloon company Galère, has secured four contracts worth of over €25m ($27.8m) in Luxembourg.
A Stantec-led team has been selected by the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the $312.6m traffic and community enhancements project in the city.
Stirling Council in Scotland has given its planning consent to Springfield Properties for the construction of the 3,042-home village development at Durieshill.
American e-commerce company Amazon has secured approval from the Arlington County Board for the construction of the first phase of its second headquarters in Virginia.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Central Plateau Cleanup Company, an AECOM-led joint venture with Fluor and Atkins, for the Central Plateau Cleanup Contract (CPCC) at the Hanford Site near Richland, Washington.
US-based real estate company Nitya Capital has signed a strategic framework agreement with Tema Development for the development of Two Hermann Place, a luxurious multifamily high-rise building to be located in Houston, Texas.
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced its intent to approve $1.4bn for the Sound Transit’s Federal Way Light Rail Extension project in Seattle, Washington.
UK construction firm Mace has signed a long-term agreement with Iceland’s national airport and air navigation service provider Isavia to serve as programme manager for the £750m ($1bn) Keflavik International Airport Major Development Plan (MDP).
Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) has awarded three contracts totalling S$954.1m ($704.1m) for the construction of North-South Corridor (NSC) viaduct between Sungei Seletar and Admiralty Road West.
The Government of Solomon Islands has secured financing package worth more than $200m from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, to support the construction of the 15MW Tina River hydropower project.
HOCHTIEF-MURPHY joint venture (HMJV) has been awarded a £400m contract by the UK’s National Grid for £1bn London Power Tunnels (LPT2) project.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $500m loan for two investment projects in Turkey.
Thailand-based property developer Magnolia Quality Development Corporation (MQDC) has announced plans to increase the investment for The Forestias, a mixed-use multi-generational lifestyle project on Bangna-Trad Road in Thailand, from $2.98bn to $4.14bn.
Canada-based construction company Graham has secured a contract from Westbank to build First Light, a 49-storey, 458-unit high-end luxury condo building in Seattle, Washington.
US-based multifamily developer Stillwater Capital Investments has broken ground on 372-unit, Class-A multifamily development in Austin, Texas.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has given its approval to provide $200m loan to the Philippine government for implementing major infrastructure projects under the ‘Build, Build, Build’ (BBB) development programme.
Morrison Construction is set to commence construction on £28m ($31.1m) Castlebrae High School in Edinburgh, Scotland following the signing of the contract.
Australian constructing firm Hickory Group has been selected by Australian private property developer Innovative Construction & Development (ICD) Property as the builder of $440m skyscraper, named Aspire Melbourne.
Toll Brothers Apartment Living, a subsidiary of Toll Brothers, and Canyon Partners Real Estate have established a new joint venture for the development of a luxury apartment community in West Dallas, Texas.