Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to provide €72.5m ($80.2m) loan to Vaasa Hospital District for the construction of a new central hospital building in Vaasa, Finland.
British property development and investment firm Hammerson has received planning approval from Leeds City Council for the construction of a new 205-bed hotel in Leeds city centre, UK.
Consulting engineering group Ramboll has announced the start of construction on Discovery Building at the Rothera Research Station facility in Antarctica to facilitate the British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) on-going climate-related research.
Hammerson, a UK-based real estate investment trust, has secured a resolution to grant planning for 7.5-acre mixed-use Martineau Galleries masterplan in Birmingham City Centre, UK.
Birmingham Council’s Planning Committee had given its green signal for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium in preparation for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
The University of Leicester in the UK has broken ground on phase one of the £100m Space Park Leicester, a development aimed at creating a new regional cluster to help advance national space research activities.
UK-based planning and development consultancy Turley, on behalf of Bangor Marine, has submitted plans to the Ards and North Down Borough Council for the development of £50m regeneration project at Queen’s Parade and Marine Gardens in Bangor, UK.
Science and technology company Merck has broken ground on a new €250m biotech development facility in Switzerland.
UK-based property development firm Quintain has secured £150.9m financing from US-based investment bank Goldman Sachs to fund the construction of three new buildings at the North West London site.
US-based real estate firm Hines along with its partner Chancerygate has acquired a five-acre plot at Warrington’s Gemini8 in the UK for the construction of 100,000ft² of industrial space.
VINCI Construction UK has been selected to deliver the Hines’ new build project on Oxford Street in the UK.
The University of Glasgow in the UK has given green light for the construction of Postgraduate Teaching (PGT) Hub and business school building.
Construction firm Laing O’Rourke has been selected by St Michael’s Partnership as the construction partner for the planned £200m mixed-use development, named St Michael’s, in Manchester, UK.
GMI Construction Group has been selected as the main contractor by Marricoz for the construction of a 14-storey hotel as part of the Sovereign Square development in Leeds, UK.
A team led by David Kohn Architects has been selected as the winner of an international competition to design a new home for the £1.5bn Birmingham Smithfield in the UK.
UK-based property developer Salboy has formed a joint venture with Ask Real Estate to deliver the £300m Viadux mixed-use project in Central Manchester, UK.
UK-based construction firm Kier has been selected as the preferred bidder to deliver Gresham’s School’s new £19m ($24.7m) science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM) facility in Holt, Norfolk.
UK-based construction firm Kier has been selected by Crawley Borough Council and property investment and development firm Westrock to deliver the new Crawley Town Hall in the UK.
UK-based property development firm Quintain has awarded a £130m ($169.7m) contract to McLaren Construction to deliver the fourth development at Wembley Park in the UK.
Finnish construction company YIT is set to start construction on Kankaan Arkki, an office block in the city of Jyväskylä, Finland.