American e-commerce giant Amazon has broken ground on a new $1.5bn Air Hub located in Hebron, Kentucky at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).
US-based DTE Energy has entered into an agreement with The Roxbury Group of Detroit to develop an 11-acre mixed-use and public space project on the former Michigan Consolidated Gas Company industrial site bordering the Huron river in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF), a US-based provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services, has announced the closing of a $260m construction loan for 202 Broome Street at Essex Crossing in Manhattan, US.
Siemens has signed an agreement for lease of land in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, UK, where it plans to establish a modern factory to manufacture and commission trains.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and JPMorgan Chase have announced that the firm will develop a new headquarters at its 270 Park Avenue location in New York City.
Community retailer Co-op has decided to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018.
Bassuk, a real estate capital intermediary, has arranged $103m construction financing from the Bank of China, New York Branch on behalf of an affiliate of The Moinian Group (TMG) for 572 11th Avenue in New York City.
Kimco Realty Corp, a US-based real estate investment trust, has broken grounds on The Boulevard, a $186m redevelopment of the former Hylan Plaza shopping centre on Staten Island, New York.
Real estate developer Penn-Florida Companies has secured $398m in project financing for its five-star urban resort, Via Mizner, located in Downtown Boca Raton in Florida, US.
A team of Mott MacDonald and Grimshaw Architects has been selected by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey to lead the preliminary engineering and development work for a $10bn extension of New York’s John F Kennedy Airport.
Developer Newby has secured the green light from the City of York Council to redevelop the former Nestle factory on Haxby Road in York.
Skanska has signed a $1.26bn contract with Empire State Development Corporation (ESD) and developers Related Companies and Vornado Realty Trust to transform the James A Farley Post Office in New York into a train hall and commercial complex.
UAE-based developer Bloom Properties has begun main construction works on its Soho Square development on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island.
China is planning to build a new city to be nearly three times the size of New York, it has been reported.
High-rise urban housing projects have undergone a renaissance in recent times – despite many failed projects from the 20th century that became associated with poverty, the latest generation of structures are designed for luxury.
Sydney’s current 235m height limit on buildings in the city should be overlooked to accommodate future population growth, architectural practice Bates Smart has proposed.