The City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada, has secured funding commitment from the federal and provincial governments for the construction of two new light rail transit (LRT) extensions.
Megaworld, a major developer of integrated urban townships in the Philippines, along with its subsidiary Empire East Land Holdings, is developing a 24-hectare property along F Felix Avenue in Cainta, Rizal.
Dutch company Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has begun construction on Xinhu Hangzhou Prism, a pyramid-shaped mixed-use building, which forms the heart of Hangzhou’s Future Tech City in the new Technology Central Business District (CBD) in China.
Finest Bay Area Development has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Touchstone Capital Partners on the €15bn funding of the Tallinn Tunnel, a proposed rail undersea tunnel that would span the Gulf of Finland and connect the capital cities of Finland and Estonia.
High Speed Two (HS2), a company responsible for developing and promoting the UK’s new high-speed rail network, and a joint venture comprising Mace and Dragados have signed contracts for a terminus at London Euston as part of the £55.7bn HS2 railway project in the UK.
Acciona Energía, a subsidiary of Spanish energy company Acciona, has commenced construction on its fifth wind farm in Australia, with an investment of around A$288m (€180m).
A consortium, comprising Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation and Philippine construction company DM Consunji (DMCI), has won a JPY6.9bn ($62m) electrical and mechanical contract from the Department of Transportation (DOTr) for a 4km extension with two additional stations for the Manila LRT Line 2 East extension project.
Australian architectural and consulting company Woods Bagot has won a competition to design Sydney’s first luxury hotel in 20 years.
British financial services company Legal & General, in partnership with Bell Hammer, has been selected by Bath & North East Somerset Council as development partner for Bath Quays North regeneration scheme.
TransitNEXT, a subsidiary of Canadian engineering company SNC-Lavalin, has been selected by the Ottawa City Council for the C$660m ($492m) Trillium Line Extension of the light rail transit (LRT) project.
LMC, a company that develops and manages apartments, has commenced construction on Ovation, a luxury two-tower high-rise and mixed-use apartment community, at the gateway to the First Hill neighbourhood of Seattle.
Australian construction company Multiplex has completed a sustainable student accommodation precinct at Monash University’s Peninsula campus in Frankston.
BNSF Railway, a freight railroad network in North America, has broken ground on its new logistics centre, Logistics Center Hudson, near Denver in the US.
Megaworld, a developer of integrated urban townships in the Philippines, will launch two more residential projects in its 31-hectare Westside City township in Entertainment City in Parañaque City in 2019.
Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel), a multi-dimensional, mixed-use development at Changi Airport in Singapore, will be inaugurated on 17 April 2019.
British construction company, Balfour Beatty, has secured a £70m contract to deliver the Edinburgh Futures Institute, a refurbishment and extension project on behalf of the University of Edinburgh.
A joint venture between New Zealand construction company McConnell Dowell and Australian construction company Decmil has been appointed as preferred contractor to deliver the Mordialloc Freeway Project on behalf of Major Roads Project Victoria (MRPV), Australia.
L&T Construction, the construction arm of L&T, has secured large orders from clients across various states in India.
McLaughlin & Harvey has been appointed by Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer behind Edinburgh Marina, as the main contractor for the first phase of the development in the heart of Edinburgh’s waterfront in Scotland.
A consortium comprising ACWA Power and industrial conglomerate Saudi Brothers Commercial Company (SBCC) has signed senior financing and hedging agreements for the SAR2.625bn ($700m) Rabigh-3 independent water-desalination plant (IWP) in Saudi Arabia.