North America

Hilton breaks ground on Motto by Hilton hotel in Atlanta, Georgia

15 Nov 2019 | North America

US-based hospitality firm Hilton has broken ground on Motto by Hilton hotel in the Old Fourth Ward neighbourhood of Atlanta in Georgia, US.

The Cordish Companies breaks ground on $150m casino project in US

15 Nov 2019 | North America

Stadium Casino, a subsidiary of US-based real estate development and entertainment operating company The Cordish Companies, has broken ground on $150m Live! Casino in Pennsylvania.

Saint-Gobain to acquire Continental Building Products for $1.4bn

14 Nov 2019 | North America

European construction material producer Saint-Gobain has agreed to acquire US-based gypsum product manufacturing company Continental Building Products for $1.4bn.

Volkswagen breaks ground on new EV production facility in US

14 Nov 2019 | North America

German automaker Volkswagen has broken ground on a new electric vehicle (EV) production facility at Chattanooga, Tennessee, with scheduled production of vehicles due to begin in 2022.

Ørsted begins construction on 460MW solar plus battery storage project in US

14 Nov 2019 | North America

Danish energy giant ├śrsted has started construction on the 420MW solar and 40MW battery storage project located in Andrews County, Texas after its board of directors had taken the final investment decision.

Emory University breaks ground on $469m cancer treatment centre in US

13 Nov 2019 | North America

Emory University in Atlanta, US has broken ground on $469m cancer care centre, named Winship at Midtown, at Peachtree Street and Linden Avenue.

Campus Realty JV breaks ground on new student housing in Georgia

13 Nov 2019 | North America

A joint venture of Campus Realty Advisors, Realiance and T2 Capital Management has started construction on Catalyst, a new student housing community in West Midtown Atlanta, Georgia.

Bleutech to break ground on $7.5bn mixed-used development in US

8 Nov 2019 | North America

Real estate investment trust Bleutech Park Properties is set to break ground on $7.5bn Bleutech Park, a first-of-its-kind energy-efficient mini-city, with the purchase of 210 acres at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, US.

Vecellio & Grogan bags $146m contract for Rockingham bypass in US

8 Nov 2019 | North America

Vecellio & Grogan has won a contract worth $146.1m from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) for the construction of an interstate bypass in Rockingham, Richmond County, US.

Engie breaks ground on 225MW solar project in Texas

8 Nov 2019 | North America

Engie North America, the US subsidiary of French energy company Engie, has broken ground on the 225MW Long Draw Solar Project in Texas.

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