The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Homes England, the national housing and regeneration agency for England, have announced plans for the development of 1,300 new homes in Ripon, North Yorkshire.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has secured $550m (£439.2m) in financing for the expansion of the luxury retail destination Bal Harbour Shops in Florida, US.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has unveiled plans for a new $105m (£83.8m) full-time train station in Elmont, New York in the US.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the start of construction on $72m (£56.7m) mixed-use affordable and supportive housing development, Nevins Street Apartments, in Downtown Brooklyn.
Stantec, a professional services company, has announced the completion of construction on the $300m (£236.5m) New York Proton Therapy Center in East Harlem, New York City, US.
German energy company innogy has broken ground on the 250MW Scioto Ridge wind farm in Hardin and Logan Counties, Ohio, US.
A joint venture, led by infrastructure firm Aecom, has won a contract worth $107.4m from the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) for the programme manager for development of four new correctional facilities.
Choice Hotels International has announced the start of construction on new Cambria Hotel, being developed by Hotel Motel, in Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida, US.
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.
American e-commerce giant Amazon has broken ground on a new $1.5bn Air Hub located in Hebron, Kentucky at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).
Kings Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) has received approval from Islington Council for its W Zone, which features three mixed-use buildings, known as W1, W2 and W3, at King’s Cross in London.
New York City officials, along with local elected officials and community stakeholders, have broken ground on a new mixed-use development in East Harlem, New York City.
Siemens Mobility has submitted a planning application to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council for the construction of a £200m rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
White Plains Hospital (WPH) has broken ground on new $272m Outpatient Care Center for advanced medicine and surgery in New York, US.
Construction has commenced on a new $42m senior housing development project in the Village of Nanuet, New York.
York Central Partnership (YCP) has secured approval from the York Council’s planning committee for plans to transform the brownfield city centre site into a residential, cultural and commercial space.The outline planning application for York Central includes 2,500 homes, of which 20% will be affordable, and a commercial quarter that will create up to 6,500 jobs.The application is now subject to approval by Communities Secretary James Brokenshire.The YCP members, Homes England, Network Rail, National Railway Museum and City of York Council, have been collaborating for the past four years on a £155m funding package for infrastructure works to unlock the brownfield land.While Network Rail has utilised its land to enable housing and economic growth, the National Railway Museum will use its £50m masterplan to expand facilities for its visitors.Similarly, City of York’s Council has played a vital role in providing funding streams for the project and related works.Homes England and Network Rail will act as master developers for the site.The scheme, covering 45 hectares of brownfield land, is one of the largest regeneration sites in England.It will enable the expansion of the National Railway Museum; improve cycling and pedestrian access; create space for new hotels; the country’s first railway park; and a new entrance to the railway station.Furthermore, regeneration of the site is expected to help provide much-needed homes and grow the city’s economy by 20%, contributing to the Northern Powerhouse.A Strategic Board, chaired by Mary Archer of the Science Museum Group, will oversee the project to ensure delivery of the long-term vision of York Central.Board members include Homes England chairman Edward Lister, Network Rail chairman Peter Hendy, City of York Council Leader Councillor Gillies and Deputy Leader Councillor Aspden.An application for the first phase of infrastructure will be submitted later in 2019.Work is expected to commence in late 2019. Construction is expected to last 15 years.Avison Young, Allies & Morrison, Arup, Gustafson, Porter + Bowman, Turner & Townsend, DLA Piper and Savills have developed the outline planning application.
Dutch company Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has begun construction on Xinhu Hangzhou Prism, a pyramid-shaped mixed-use building, which forms the heart of Hangzhou’s Future Tech City in the new Technology Central Business District (CBD) in China.
A joint venture between Clugston and CNIM has secured a contract from a consortium consisting of Brockwell Energy, Green Investment Group (GIG) and Covanta Energy for a new £210m energy from waste (EfW) plant at Grangemouth in Scotland.
Flatiron Construction, a major infrastructure contractor based in the US, has been named apparent low bidder on the Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County, California.
Tutor Perini/O&G Joint Venture has received a notice of intent from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the award of a $1.4bn contract for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 Stations project.