CapitaLand tops out China’s Raffles City Chongqing with highest sky bridge

27 Feb 2019 | Asia

CapitaLand has topped out the eighth and final skyscraper of Raffles City Chongqing in China with the completion of the 250m-high sky bridge, The Crystal, the world’s highest sky bridge linking six of Raffles City Chongqing’s eight skyscrapers.

Multiplex completes final tower at $1.8bn Collins Square scheme in Australia

27 Feb 2019 | Oceania

Australian construction company Multiplex has completed the fifth and final commercial office tower at Walker Corporation’s A$2.5bn ($1.8bn) Collins Square development located at 727 Collins Street in Melbourne’s central business district (CBD).

Laing O’Rourke signs £195m contract for Soho Place mixed-use scheme in UK

27 Feb 2019 | Europe

British construction company Laing O’Rourke has signed contracts worth £195m with Derwent London for the Soho Place, a mixed-use scheme that is being developed on Tottenham Court Road W1.

Work begins on new student accommodation in University of Brighton

27 Feb 2019 | Europe

Construction has commenced on five new student accommodation blocks as part of the transformation of the University of Brighton’s largest campus.

GERI to build second tower at Tulip Gardens in Philippines

26 Feb 2019 | Asia

Megaworld subsidiary Global-Estate Resorts (GERI) will construct a second tower for Tulip Gardens inside its 561-hectare Southwoods City township in the Philippines, following the successful take-up of the first tower in July 2018.

NCC to convert Nordea HQ into Hilton hotel in Copenhagen

25 Feb 2019 | Europe

Swedish construction company NCC and Danish real estate rental agency ATP Ejendomme have signed an agreement to refurbish and expand Nordea’s former headquarters in Copenhagen and convert it into the Hilton Copenhagen City Center.

DIP, Lootah to establish industrial manufacturing facility in Dubai

22 Feb 2019 | Middle East

Dubai Industrial Park (DIP) has signed an agreement with Lootah Real Estate Development to establish a 3m ft² pre-built industrial manufacturing development called Senaeyat.

Weitz breaks ground on new building at Sagewood project in US

22 Feb 2019 | North America

The Weitz Company, a general contractor, construction manager and design-builder in the US, has broken ground on a new phase of Sagewood, which will be the largest addition to the resort-style senior living community in northeast Phoenix since it opened in 2010.

Holcim completes La Union plant expansion ahead of schedule

22 Feb 2019 | Asia

Cement-maker Holcim Philippines completed the capacity expansion project of its La Union plant two months ahead of schedule in January 2019, strengthening its ability to support the North Luzon market.

JPI to begin construction on new community in Irving, Texas

21 Feb 2019 | North America

JPI, a multifamily developer in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, is set to begin construction on Jefferson Texas Plaza, a nine-acre development in Irving, adjacent to the University of Dallas.

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