Metropolitan Council of Minnesota has awarded a systems contract worth $194.4m (£156m) to the Aldridge-Parsons Joint Venture for the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project.
Extell Development Company, in partnership with Shanghai Municipal Investment subsidiary SMI USA (SMI), has announced that the Central Park Tower has topped out at 1,550ft in midtown Manhattan, US, making it the tallest residential building in the world.
Swagelok, a developer and manufacturer of fluid system solutions, has announced that it will begin construction of its new Global Headquarters and Innovation Center (GHQ) this month in Solon, Ohio.
Fortress Development has broken ground on $1bn (£801.3m) Avenue Bellevue, the two-tower condo, hotel and retail development in downtown Bellevue, a city in the US state of Washington.
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has received two contracts, with a combined value of approximately €85m (£75.2m), to strengthen and protect a stretch of seafront coastline from erosion in the UK and Romania.
Hackensack University Medical Center has broken ground on a 530,000ft² patient pavilion at Second Street in Hackensack, New Jersey.
Texas Central, the developer of the Texas Bullet Train, has signed a design-build contract with the joint venture of civil engineering contractor Salini Impregilo and Lane Construction for Texas High-Speed Train.
Mill Creek Residential has broken ground on Modera Marshfield, a luxury garden-style community located in the seaside town of Marshfield in the US.
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and city officials have broken ground on the $2bn (£1.62bn) Consolidated Rent-A-Car (ConRAC) facility, which aims to improve and streamline the car rental process at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the US.
Allied Orion Group has broken ground on Territory at Greenhouse Apartments, a 288-unit, luxury community in Katy, Texas.
8Minutenergy has secured approval from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) for the Eland Solar and Storage Center project in Los Angeles, California.
Northeastern University, the City of Boston and American Campus Communities have opened the LightView student living community in Boston, Massachusetts in the US.
Two Oak Ventures and Austin FC have broken ground on the privately-funded $242m (£196.3m) soccer park and stadium in Austin, US.
Lightsource BP has begun construction on the 70MW Penn State Solar Project to supply power to Penn State University in Pennsylvania, US.
Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah has broken ground on a major expansion of the Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Comprehensive Cancer Care and Women's Cancers in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Validus Senior Living and Home Communities have broken ground on its new Inspired Living assisted living–memory care community in Royal Palm Beach, Florida.
Danish energy giant Ørsted’s American subsidiary Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE) has issued the Final Notice to Proceed on its 230MW Plum Creek wind facility in Nebraska, US.
US-based construction firm Tutor Perini has been selected as the Preferred Proponent for the $260m (£213m) Miami-Dade County New Civil and Probate Courthouse in Miami, Florida.
Sound Transit and its partners have broken ground of the $2.9bn (£2.4bn), 8.5-mile Lynnwood Link Extension, which will extend the light rail from Northgate to Lynnwood City Center in Washington, US.
Xcel Energy has announced its plans to construct the 522MW Sagamore Wind Project to be located in Roosevelt County, New Mexico.