Ford Motor Company has started construction on Wagner Place, an urban development featuring office and retail space, in West Dearborn, Michigan.
Graham Construction has bagged its second contract from Glenbrook Property to construct a build-to-rent (BTR) development in Manchester, UK.
Reading Borough Council has approved plans for Royal Elm Park, a £500M landmark project adjacent to Reading Football Club’s Madejski Stadium.
Developer Ashfield Land has received approval for a £150M mixed-use development in Blackdog, Aberdeen.
Muhibbah Viccana JV, an entity in which Muhibbah Engineering has a 51% equity interest, has secured a MYR584.8M ($135M) contract to build a wharf, jetty and other associated facilities at Bintulu Port [pictured] in Sarawak, Malaysia.
Leighton Asia, a CIMIC Group company, has won an AUD436M ($328M) contract from the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region for the construction of the East Kowloon Cultural Centre.
Braidy Industries has teamed up with the State of Kentucky and the Ashland Alliance to construct a $1.3bn Greenfield aluminum rolling mill in Kentucky, US.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has obtained $142M in financing for the development of a mixed-use lifestyle project, known as Pinecrest, in Ohio, US.
Kia Motors has signed a memorandum of understanding with the state government of Andhra Pradesh, India, to build a new manufacturing facility in Anantapur.
Hines, Urban Atlantic and Triden Development Group, on behalf of the developer TPWR Developer LLC, have broken ground on a new mixed-use neighbourhood in Washington, DC.
Rotary Engineering has won a SGD140M ($100.3M) engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) contract from Jurong Port Tank Terminals for a tank terminal in Singapore [pictured].
UK-based homebuilder Lovell has teamed up with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) to build a £53M housing development near Chorley, Lancashire, UK.
UK-based contractor Forrest has won a contract to build two residential towers for developer Elliott Group in Manchester [pictured], UK.
Japanese automaker Honda is set to invest $124M in the construction of a multifunctional aeroacoustic wind tunnel facility in East Liberty, Ohio.
Auto supplier Flex-N-Gate has broken ground on its new $95M manufacturing facility at the I-94 Industrial Park in Detroit, Michigan.
University of Rhode Island (URI) has broken ground on its new $125M engineering complex.
UK-based support services and construction firm Interserve has secured a contract worth £36.5M to design and build a new secondary school in Monmouthshire, Wales.
UAE-based Damac Properties has unveiled plans to develop Golfotel, the only premium five-tower hotel property surrounded by a golf course in Dubai.Golfotel will house more than 2,000 modern rooms with golf views of the Trump World Golf Club Dubai, which is set within the 55M sq ft community AKOYA Oxygen.Amenities at the hotel will include a lounge and international restaurants, a gymnasium, and an outdoor swimming pool, as well as shuttle services to the tourist attractions all over Dubai and complimentary airport transfer.Damac Properties senior vice president, Niall McLoughlin, said: “Investors will be pleased with the opportunity to own a hotel room on an international golf course that reaps higher returns than any other investment classes. “Owning a hospitality unit provides an attractive return on investment due to the burgeoning tourism industry and potential revenues that can be generated. “What we are offering is even more lucrative owing to the unique setting in a golf community — such properties usually command a premium because of their location.”
Akademiska Hus, the property developer of the Albano Campus premises in Stockholm, has selected Denmark-based Cowi to assist in developing a knowledge hub in Stockholm, Sweden.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has arranged $236M in funding for the development of CMC Group’s 64-storey ultra-luxury residential condominium tower in Brickell financial district, Miami, Florida.