Arlington City Council has given its approval for a planned $810m expansion of the Entertainment District, which will add a hotel, new convention centre, corporate office headquarters and a mixed-use residential building.
A Stantec-led team has been selected by the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the $312.6m traffic and community enhancements project in the city.
American e-commerce company Amazon has secured approval from the Arlington County Board for the construction of the first phase of its second headquarters in Virginia.
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Central Plateau Cleanup Company, an AECOM-led joint venture with Fluor and Atkins, for the Central Plateau Cleanup Contract (CPCC) at the Hanford Site near Richland, Washington.
US-based real estate company Nitya Capital has signed a strategic framework agreement with Tema Development for the development of Two Hermann Place, a luxurious multifamily high-rise building to be located in Houston, Texas.
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced its intent to approve $1.4bn for the Sound Transit’s Federal Way Light Rail Extension project in Seattle, Washington.
Canada-based construction company Graham has secured a contract from Westbank to build First Light, a 49-storey, 458-unit high-end luxury condo building in Seattle, Washington.
US-based multifamily developer Stillwater Capital Investments has broken ground on 372-unit, Class-A multifamily development in Austin, Texas.
Toll Brothers Apartment Living, a subsidiary of Toll Brothers, and Canyon Partners Real Estate have established a new joint venture for the development of a luxury apartment community in West Dallas, Texas.
Emory University, a private research university in Atlanta, Georgia, has broken ground on Health Sciences Research Building II (HSRB II), a biomedical research facility.
Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), a non-profit healthcare system in Central New York, US, has broken ground on a new $480m regional medical centre in Downtown Utica, New York.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to convert Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center North Campus in Central Brooklyn into a 266-unit affordable housing development.
Canadian real estate development firm ONE Properties and Revera have broken ground on new retirement residence in Edmonton, Canada.
Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), a civil-military airport in North Carolina, US, has broken ground on a $600m project to expand the terminal lobby.
US-based General Motors (GM) in a joint venture with LG Chem is planning to build a battery cell assembly plant in Ohio, US with an investment of $2.3bn.
US-based construction firm Swinerton has broken ground on $118m Presidio Tunnel Tops project in San Francisco, California.
Real estate developer Wood Partners has broken ground on Alta Midtown Park, a new luxury residential multi-family building in Dallas, Texas.
US-based wood pellet producer Enviva Partners has secured approval from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to build a wood pellet facility in Sumter County.
The University of Texas at Austin, Oak View Group (OVG), C3 Presents, Live Nation Entertainment and Matthew McConaughey Partner have broken ground on $338m sports and entertainment arena, named Moody Center, in Austin, Texas.
Lucid Motors, a US-based automotive firm specialising in electric cars, has started construction on its electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Casa Grande, Arizona.