BAM Deutschland, the German subsidiary of Dutch construction services company Royal BAM Group, has won two contracts, together worth more than €70m, for the construction of an office and residential building in Berlin and for the extension of the university hospital in Jena, located in east Germany.
Bouygues UK, a British subsidiary of French conglomerate Bouygues Construction, has won a £250m (€281m) contract from Lynxvale, the University of Cambridge’s development arm, for the construction of the university’s Cavendish III physics laboratory and a neighbouring Shared Facilities Hub.
Transport for London has announced a partnership with Pocket Living to construct affordable homes for first-time buyers at a number of its sites.
CALA Homes (West) has acquired the former Jordanhill Campus in Glasgow, Scotland, where it will construct more than 400 homes.
UK-based construction firm Balfour Beatty has secured a contract from Urbanest to deliver the Vine Street development; a new £85m mixed-use student accommodation scheme in London, UK.
UK-based Commercial Estates Group (CEG) has filed a planning application for the regeneration of 20-36 High Street Manchester, a vacant building which sits opposite the Arndale Centre.
European construction technology services group Strabag, through its Danish subsidiary Züblin, has won another turnkey contract for the construction of a building ensemble in the Carlsberg neighbourhood of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Canary Wharf Group has unveiled plans for Wood Wharf, a new urban regeneration project in London, where the group plans to develop the former docks site by redeveloping a 23-acre site into five million ft² of mixed-use space.
Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has secured approval from Liverpool City Council’s Planning Committee for its plans to develop the former Royal Mail site on Copperas Hill site into modern student facilities.
World Wheel has revealed new images and details of Europe’s tallest observation wheel that the company is building on Newcastle Quayside in the UK.
Commercial Estates Group (CEG) has signed Section 106 legal planning agreement with Leeds City Council, enabling the group to go ahead with its proposals for a £350m development on a six-acre site off Globe Road and Water Lane in the South Bank, London.
Finnish construction company YIT has won the Helsinki High-rise Competition – the international Pasila Tower Area architecture and implementation competition – for its proposal Trigoni.
UK-based home builder Countryside Properties, along with housing association L&Q, and land owner and partner GLA, has secured planning application from Deputy Mayor of London Jules Pipe for the £1bn development at Beam Park in East London.
Australian infrastructure group Lendlease and London and Continental Railways (LCR), wholly owned by the Department for Transport (DfT), have secured approval from the London Legacy Development Corporation for a new commercial building at the £2.4bn International Quarter London (IQL) in Stratford, London.
A joint venture comprising Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital have submitted plans to Birmingham City Council to build a £125m mixed-use scheme at the four-acre AE Harris site in the Jewellery Quarter, an area of central Birmingham, UK.
McLaren Construction has been selected for McLaren Property’s student accommodation development at The Oaks in Coventry, UK.
Work on the Royal Liverpool Hospital is set to restart, as the UK government has decided to end the private finance deal and continue work on the new hospital with public sector funding.
Wates Construction has been selected by Liverpool City Council to construct a new 200-bedroom, upscale hotel in the city.
Galliford Try Partnerships, in joint venture with Notting Hill Genesis, has secured planning consent for the second phase of development at Gallions Quarter as part of the wider regeneration of Royal Albert Wharf in East London.
Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure has been selected by Hackney Council via the Southern Construction Framework as preferred bidder for the development of the first phase of a mixed-use community in the UK for which both parties signed a pre-construction services agreement.