The UK government has signed housing deals worth £250m under which an additional 25,000 homes will be delivered.
Google has announced that it will build a $600m, 275,000ft² data centre in New Albany, US, as part of a $13bn nationwide expansion in 2019 in data centres and offices across the country, with major expansions in 14 states.
United States Steel (US Steel) has announced the restart of construction on $215m electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmaking facility at its Tubular Operations in Fairfield, Alabama, located in Jefferson County.
British property investment company Palace Capital, through its subsidiary Palace Capital (Developments), has selected Caddick Construction to undertake the construction of its Hudson Quarter development in York.
UK-based house-builder Beal Homes has submitted a planning application for a £130m residential development in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
Italian construction and civil engineering company Salini Impregilo has commenced work on Lot 2 of Line 16 of the Grand Paris Express, which will serve communities in the northern and eastern parts of the metropolitan area.
Property Alliance Group has commenced construction on a new apartment scheme near New York Street in Manchester City Centre, Manhattan, UK.
Perini Management Services (PMSI), a subsidiary of civil, building and specialty construction company Tutor Perini, has won a design-build contract worth approximately $104m from the US Air Force (USAF) to design and construct facilities in support of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) through a Foreign Military Sales programme.
Internet search giant Google has announced that it will invest more than $1bn (£760m) to establish a new campus in Manhattan, New York City.
Technology company Apple will establish a $1bn new campus in north Austin as part of a major expansion of its operations in the US state of Texas.
Spanish construction and civil engineering company OHL, through its subsidiary Judlau, has secured a €212m project ($253m) from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority – Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (MTA TBTA) – for the replacement of roadway deck in suspended spans at the Throgs Neck Bridge (TNB), New York.
US-based commercial real estate advisory firm Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has arranged a $77.2m construction loan for Block 9, a new $125m mixed-use development in downtown Fargo, North Dakota, US.
Wates Residential has broken ground on a £27m housing development at Shuttleworth Road in London as part of Wandsworth Council’s housing delivery programme to build 1,000 homes for Wandsworth residents.
American e-commerce giant Amazon has announced that it will establish its second headquarters (HQ2) at a site in Northern Virginia, US.
The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has unveiled the world’s tallest statue, dubbed Statue of Unity, a memorial dedicated to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Italian construction and civil engineering company, Salini Impregilo, has won a €718.8m contract from Societé du Grand Paris (SGP) to build a section of a new metro line for Grand Paris Express, which is touted to be the biggest sustainable mobility project in Europe.
A joint venture between Galliford Try and Black & Veatch has secured a contract from the Environment Agency to design and build an improved flood defence scheme at Burton-on-Trent in Staffordshire, UK.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has broken ground on new Terminal One at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, US.
British construction and engineering company BAM Nuttall has been selected by Leeds City Council as one of two construction partners to deliver the Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP).
Ground has been broken on Australia’s Western Sydney Airport, which is expected to strengthen the economy, create infrastructure and boost jobs in the region.