The Swedish Transport Administration has awarded a contract, worth about SEK1.7bn ($169m), to construction and development company Skanska to build double-track on the West Coast Line.
Harworth Group, a UK-based regenerator of land and property, has completed the steel superstructure for the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA) Yorkshire building ahead of schedule.
A team led by UK-based architect Feilden Fowles has won the international competition to design the £16.5m Central Hall building for the National Railway Museum in York, UK.
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved the recommendation of the US Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of four temporary hospitals in New York State to treat the increasing number of patients of COVID-19 outbreak.
BAM Construction is set to begin the redevelopment of the Whitby Hospital, a community hospital in North Yorkshire, England, later this month.
Hill International has secured two contracts from New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) to provide construction management and inspection services on the city’s transit system until 2024.
Hilton, a US-based hospitality company, has broken ground on its new Tempo by Hilton hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Collective, a UK-based a co-living company, has secured $75m in financing from ACRES Capital for the construction of 292 North 8th Street (North 8th), a student housing development in New York, US.
UK-based construction company J F Finnegan has been selected by the University of Sheffield for the construction of Translational Energy Research Centre, a national hub for innovative research into low-carbon energy generation technology.
CPB Contractors, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, has been selected by the government of South Australia for the construction of three regional transport infrastructure projects under the Port Wakefield to Port Augusta Regional Projects Alliance (RPA).
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has broken ground on the $44m Nexus Center, a recreation and sporting complex in downtown Utica.
Admares, a real estate developer using marine, offshore, land and modular construction techniques, has partnered with Porsche Consulting for the construction of a new commercial property in Brooklyn, New York City.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has signed an agreement with Delta Air Lines and JFK International Air Terminal (JFKIAT), the operator of Terminal 4 at the John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York, on key terms for the $3.8bn Terminal 4 redevelopment project.
Hines, in partnership with Singapore-based Pontiac Land Group and Goldman Sachs Investment Group, has completed the construction on 53 West 53 condominium tower in the US.
US-based Greystar Real Estate Partners (Greystar) has announced its Class-A mixed-use development project in Boston, US.
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans for new supportive housing development, named The Rise, in Brownsville, US.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has selected design firm Stantec to lead the design for the $129m Battery Coastal Resilience Project in the US.Spanning one-third of a mile of waterfront along the 25-acre Battery Park, the project forms part of the City’s Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency initiative that aims to protect Lower Manhattan from the impacts of rising sea levels as a result of climate change.For the project, Stantec will be responsible for the lead design plans for a reconstructed wharf at the southern tip of Manhattan. The wharf will raise the waterfront esplanade approximately 5ft above its current elevation to protect the park and nearby community.Stantec principal-in-charge Brian O’Donnell said: “Current sea level rise projections show that the Battery sits in a particularly vulnerable location and needed wharf reconstruction provides a timely opportunity to protect the Battery’s unique character and usability for years to come.”Stantec expects that the four-year project to play a critical role in the growing network of resiliency reinforcements in Lower Manhattan while ensuring usability over the next 80 years.Stantec landscape architecture discipline leader Gary Sorge said: “Increases in extreme weather events are bringing resiliency to the top of city agendas across the world.“Stantec is in a strong position to meet those needs and has been bringing forward both green and grey infrastructure solutions that will protect the drivers of our economies—our cities. It takes a truly interdisciplinary approach to make communities both resilient and livable for future generations.”Stantec’s New York City office will lead the interdisciplinary design. The work will include landscape architecture, waterfront engineering, and environmental review backed by several speciality contractors. Design is planned to be completed in 18 months.In December 2019, a Stantec-led team was selected by the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the $312.6m traffic and community enhancements project in the city.
American Airlines and British Airways have begun work on upgrades and additions to Terminal 8 at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced its plans to invest $51.5bn under its 2020-2024 Capital Plan, seeking design-build teams to bring full vertical accessibility across 23 stations in five boroughs.
UK-based mixed-use development and urban regeneration company Muse Developments has been selected by City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council for the construction of One City Park office building in Bradford city centre, England.