Rosalind Franklin Institute, a new national institute, funded by the UK government through UK Research and Innovation, has begun construction on £40m hub building at the Harwell Campus.
UK-based property development firm Quintain has secured £172.5m in financing from Cheyne Capital to fund the next phase of development at Wembley Park in the UK.
Network Rail has appointed VolkerFitzpatrick as principal contractor to upgrade East Anglian railway stations at Waterbeach and Littleport in the UK.
British construction company Wates Residential and Havering Council have submitted plans for the regeneration scheme of Napier and New Plymouth House site in Rainham. This will be the biggest regeneration scheme in Havering borough.
Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of railway network in Great Britain, has awarded contracts worth £800m for the haulage and operations of engineering trains and seasonal treatment services in Control Period 6 (CP6, 2019-2024).
UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has unveiled plans for a £1bn transformation of trans-Pennine, a key northern route, to improve connections between the east and west of England.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €350m in financing to Northvolt for the construction of Northvolt Ett, a gigafactory for producing lithium-ion battery cells in Skellefteå, Sweden.
Salford City Council and the University of Salford are seeking a private sector partner to deliver their £800m masterplan for Salford Crescent in the UK.
British financial services company Legal & General has purchase two sites in Wandsworth, south London to build its largest build-to-rent (BTR) scheme to date.
Japanese house builder Sekisui House has made its first move into the UK market following the signing of a multimillion-pound deal with Homes England, a government organization, and real estate company Urban Splash.
Italian energy company Enel’s subsidiary Endesa has secured €300m in green loan from the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) for the construction of wind and solar plants with a capacity of 789MW across six different regions in Spain.
Network Rail has awarded a contract to BAM Nuttall to deliver the first phase of the Dawlish sea wall, to provide better protection for the railway and homes behind it.
Property developer CEG has selected design development team for the next phase of the £400m Kirkstall Forge development in Leeds, UK.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to provide a €210m loan for the construction of a new section of the Corridor Vc Motorway project in Bosnia and Herzegovina to improve the connection of the country with the Western Balkans and the rest of Europe.
Luxembourg-based real estate developer HB Reavis has submitted plans to Lambeth London Borough Council for the redevelopment of the company’s Elizabeth House site in Waterloo, central London.
Italian construction company Salini Impregilo has won a €530m contract for a 153km section of ‘Orient Express’ high-speed railway in Turkey between Istanbul and the border with Bulgaria.
European engineering and architecture consultancy Sweco has won an order worth SEK200m ($21m) from the Swedish Transport Administration to study alternatives for the location of a new 70km double-track high-speed train line between Hässleholm and Lund in Sweden.
Danish consulting companies COWI and Ramboll have been selected by CPH City & Port Development as technical and EIA consultants for the establishment of the new island of Lynetteholmen, which will expand the land area of Copenhagen by around 2%.
Nordic construction firm NCC has won a turnkey contract worth around SEK300m (approximately $32m) from St Olavs Hospital for a high-security clinic for psychiatric care at Ostmarka in Trondheim, Norway.
Pickard Chilton, an architecture studio based in the US, has been selected by real estate firm Hines to master plan and design an urban development at Plieninger Straße 140 in Stuttgart, Germany.