Town Centre Securities (TCS) and GMI Construction Holdings have formed a joint venture company known as Belgravia Living Group to deliver a residential project in Piccadilly Basin, Manchester.Phase one of the residential project, which has already received planning approval, will include the construction of the 90,000 sq ft Burlington House building. Designed by architect Simpson Haugh, Burlington House will feature 91 apartments.The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has approved a £9.741m loan from the Greater Manchester Housing Fund to support the first phase on Tariff Street. Preparatory site work is expected to begin in April 2016, with an 18-month development programme expected to commence in June 2016.Overall, the project will deliver 900 homes over the next six years. The development of all phases of the project is expected to entail an investment of nearly £300m.GMI Construction Holdings group managing director Jarrod Best said: “We are delighted to have joined forces with TCS to deliver what will be a high quality residential scheme to suit discerning owners and occupiers within the key Manchester M1 postcode.”
Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has secured planning consent for transformation of the former Royal Mail sorting office at Copperas Hill in Liverpool, UK into a new £100m building for the university.
Developer CLS Holdings has confirmed plans to begin enabling works on phase one of its Vauxhall Square project in London in 2017.
Work on the £150m redevelopment of the Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield, London is set to commence in early 2016 after receiving planning consent from Enfield Council.
Henry Boot Construction, a UK-based construction firm, has been selected as the main contractor by the Barnsley council for the Better Barnsley town centre redevelopment project.
The Croydon Council has unveiled detailed plans for a £750m regeneration of the Croydon town centre.
Bharat Heavy Electricals (BHEL) has won a contract to build a main plant package for the 2x800MW Uppur Supercritical Thermal Power Project (TPP) in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, India.
South Korean steelmaker POSCO has signed an agreement with Iranian steelmaker Pars Kohan Diar Parsian Steel (PKP) to build a $1.6bn steel mill in southeastern Iran.
The mayor of London Boris Johnson has given the green light to Tottenham Hotspur’s new White Hart Lane stadium.
British carmaker Aston Martin has announced plans to invest £200m in a new manufacturing facility in Glamorgan, Wales.
Canadian wood-based panel products company Norbord has invested $135m to upgrade and expand its OSB mill in Inverness, Scotland.
The University of Cambridge has secured planning consent for a new £79m ($114.3m) research facility.
Lendlease has won a contract worth £80m ($115.7m) from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) to redevelop the former Royal Mail sorting office at Copperas Hill into a university building.
Crest Nicholson, in collaboration with the Starr Trust, has won a contract from Brighton and Hove City Council for a £200m redevelopment of the King Alfred site on Hove’s seafront in the UK.
Galliard Construction has been appointed by developer Sager as the principal contractor for Sager’s £400m Islington Square project in London.
South London’s Lambeth College has selected Carillion Developments to build a new skill centre in the college’s Vauxhall site.
Developer Hammerson has announced that work on the £1bn Whitgift shopping center redevelopment project in Croydon, London is now pushed back to 2017.
DHL Express has signed an agreement to construct a logistics hub at Milan Malpensa airport in Italy.
Essential Living has received the go-ahead from the Secretary of State to build its Theatre Square development at Swiss Cottage in west London.
BAM Deutschland, the German operating company of Royal BAM Group, has won two contracts worth over €145m for university buildings in Düsseldorf and Cologne, Germany.