New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and JPMorgan Chase have announced that the firm will develop a new headquarters at its 270 Park Avenue location in New York City.
Canadian design firm Stantec has been selected as the lead engineer for the $1.9bn design-build commuter rail expansion for Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) in Nassau County, New York.
Tutor Perini/Parsons, a joint venture between Tutor Perini and Parsons Transportation Group, has secured a $1.41bn fixed-price contract from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for the $2.7bn, one million ft2 Newark Airport Terminal One design-build project.
Orsted has appointed Hobson & Porter as the principal contractor for a multi-million-pound extension to its offshore wind operations centre at the Royal Docks in Grimsby, UK.
Dubai-based contractor HLG has been selected by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) to build the concrete raft foundation for one of Uptown Dubai’s two super-tall towers.
BAM Nuttall has announced that funding has been secured for a £42m upgrade to the tidal flood defence scheme in the Humber Estuary.
Community retailer Co-op has decided to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have announced commitments to fund 100% of their share of the Gateway Hudson Tunnel Project.
UK developer Tide Construction has secured planning permission to build the tallest modular development in the world – a twin-tower scheme of build-to-rent flats – in Croydon, south London.
Legal & General has committed £35m to Wrenbridge Sport and the City of York Council for the development of Vangarde leisure scheme at Vangarde Way in Monks Cross, York.
Bassuk, a real estate capital intermediary, has arranged $103m construction financing from the Bank of China, New York Branch on behalf of an affiliate of The Moinian Group (TMG) for 572 11th Avenue in New York City.
Kimco Realty Corp, a US-based real estate investment trust, has broken grounds on The Boulevard, a $186m redevelopment of the former Hylan Plaza shopping centre on Staten Island, New York.
Developer MEPC has broken ground on the government’s new regional Yorkshire hub to Wellington Place in Leeds.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie has broken ground on the replacement of the Portal Bridge to rebuild and replace aging rail infrastructure in New Jersey.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo has broken ground on the $75m Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Center for Therapeutics Research project to support the biotechnology, research and academic community on Long Island.
Swedish construction and development firm Skanska has won a contract to rehabilitate and replace supporting structures and provide upgrades for the George Washington Bridge in New York, US.
Construction specialist Interserve has won a £70m contract from Dandara Limited to design and build a residential development comprising 744 apartments in Leeds, UK.
Foster + Partners, a London-based architecture and integrated design specialist, has announced the start of construction on ‘The One’, a mixed-use skyscraper in Toronto, Canada.
Real estate developer Penn-Florida Companies has secured $398m in project financing for its five-star urban resort, Via Mizner, located in Downtown Boca Raton in Florida, US.
Caddick Developments, part of construction firm Caddick Group, has launched a £300m scheme to create a new neighbourhood in central Leeds, UK.