Hargreaves Property Ventures, a development partnership between Hargreaves Services and Fintry Estates, has been appointed by Falkirk Council as preferred developer for the Falkirk Gateway project in the UK.
McAleer & Rushe, a developer and contractor based in Northern Ireland, has secured planning permission for a £85m scheme to develop two multi-million-pound hotels in Birmingham and Glasgow City Centre.
Leeds City Council and construction company, United Living, have submitted a planning application for the construction of the UK’s largest, fully modular council housing and apartment scheme in Leeds.
Galliford Try Partnerships has signed a development agreement with Ealing Council to create a new mixed-use scheme at Perceval House in London, which will deliver 470 new homes, alongside council offices and other community facilities.
Buckingham Group Contracting has been appointed by Swansea Council as the principal contractor for the £120m Swansea Central Phase One transformation project in the UK.
The UK government has announced an additional funding of up to £80m in the south-west to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish to provide better protection for the railway and homes behind it.
London-based housing association Peabody has selected the UK subsidiary of Australian construction firm Lendlease as preferred bidder for Thamesmead waterfront scheme in the UK.
The UK government has signed housing deals worth £250m under which an additional 25,000 homes will be delivered.
Swedish construction company Skanska, UK’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration (DCLPA), and US engineering company Aecom have begun the second phase of construction of new facilities for defence personnel at Worthy Down in Hampshire, UK.
Birmingham City Council has unveiled proposals for the second phase of the regeneration of Perry Barr in Birmingham, UK.
BAM Deutschland, the German non-residential construction subsidiary of Dutch company Royal BAM Group, in joint venture with Max Bögl Stiftung, has won a contract for the second phase of the business campus of Wüstenrot & Württembergische (W&W) in Kornwestheim, in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Queens Cross Housing Association has secured £40m funding from M&G Investments for the transformation of the Hamiltonhill area of Glasgow into a new urban ‘suburb’.
McAleer & Rushe, a developer and contractor based in Northern Ireland, is set to begin construction on a £82m, 620-room hotel and hybrid aparthotel development in Paddington, London.
Dutch Construction company Heijmans has signed a letter of intent with the Municipality of Vlaardingen for the development of the former Vijfsluizen sports park, where the company intends to construct around 400 homes under a project valued at €80m to €100m.
British property investment company Palace Capital, through its subsidiary Palace Capital (Developments), has selected Caddick Construction to undertake the construction of its Hudson Quarter development in York.
Urbo and Peveril Securities are working with Sheffield City Council to take forward the West Bar Square regeneration project, located on the Inner Ring Road between the Kelham Island district and Sheffield’s Cathedral Quarter.
Galliford Try has signed contracts with Bell Hammer and AXA IM-Real Assets for the new Assembly Bristol mixed-use development in the UK.
Beijing Construction Engineering Group International (BCEGI) has been appointed by real estate developer and investor Scarborough International Properties to build the second phase of the £1bn Middlewood Locks development in Salford, Greater Manchester, England.
Business standards company BSI has published two new international standards – BS EN ISO 19650-1 and BS EN ISO 19650-2 – for the organisation of information about construction works using Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has provided a €147m loan to the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) to finance the construction of a new hospital project in Helsinki, Finland.