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.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $500m loan for two investment projects in Turkey.
UK-based construction firm Willmott Dixon has won a £19m contract to build a new three-storey, secondary academy school in Yardley Wood, Birmingham of the UK.
RIBA Competitions has chosen the design made by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBStudios) for the University of Portsmouth’s new academic building on the Victoria Site.
Île-de-France Mobilités and RATP have selected a consortium of Alstom and Bombardier to supply 44 metros for the Île-de-France region.
German electric utility E.ON has announced plans to construct a biomass power plant on a paper mill site provided by UPM in Hürth, Germany.
French company EDF Renewables has awarded a contract to Saipem for the construction of the £1.8bn ($1.5bn) Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) wind farm offshore Scotland.
French energy giant Enel’s subsidiary Enel Green Power North America has commenced construction on the 299MW Aurora wind farm in North Dakota, US.
Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group have broken ground on two new towers at Greenpoint Landing development in Brooklyn, a borough in New York, US.
US-based real estate investment, management and development firm National Realty Investment Advisors (NRIA) has broken ground a $49m luxury apartment building in West New York, New Jersey.
Spanish power firm Iberdrola has announced plans to build three solar plants in the Extremadura region of Spain, with a combined capacity of 400MW.
Danish energy giant Ørsted has started construction on the 420MW solar and 40MW battery storage project located in Andrews County, Texas after its board of directors had taken the final investment decision.
The joint venture of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Swancor Renewables has commenced onshore construction on the NT$62.4bn ($2.05bn) Formosa 2 offshore wind farm located off the coast of Miaoli County, Taiwan.
Real estate investment trust Bleutech Park Properties is set to break ground on $7.5bn Bleutech Park, a first-of-its-kind energy-efficient mini-city, with the purchase of 210 acres at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada, US.
Ireland-based wind and solar development company Mainstream Renewable Power has achieved financial close for the 571MW Cóndor project in Chile.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $451m loan to improve the power connectivity in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA), the renewable subsidiary of Italian energy company Enel, has started construction on €400m ($446.1m) Karusa and Soetwater wind farms in South Africa.
US-based technology company Google has broken ground on a $600m data centre in New Albany, Ohio.
SB Energy Global, a subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate holding company SoftBank Group, has agreed to acquire and build five solar plants with 1.7GW capacity, from renewable energy developer Intersect Power.
Aegis Living, a senior living services provider, has broken ground on Aegis Living Lake Union at Eastlake neighbourhood in Seattle, Washington.