The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced its support for the construction of one million square metres of semi-industrial and logistics properties in Romania, by providing €205m to Warehouses De Pauw NV (WDP).
Gloucestershire County Council in the UK has selected construction and infrastructure services firm Kier to deliver phase one of its Quayside regeneration scheme.
Data centre company Equinix and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC have formed a joint venture, worth more than $1bn, to build hyperscale data centres in Japan.
Finnish construction company SRV Group has secured a contract from Kojamo to build Kompassi, a rental apartment building in Finland.
Caverion, a Finnish building services and industrial services company, has signed a contract with construction company YIT to provide technical solutions for Keilalampi property in Finland.
UK-based property developer Cole Waterhouse has submitted a full planning application to Birmingham City Council for the 5.11-acre site at Upper Trinity Street in Digbeth, Birmingham.
Later living business Inspired Villages has secured approval from the Reigate and Banstead Borough Council for its plan to build a £215m retirement village in Surrey, UK.
Swedish construction company NCC has secured a contract worth SEK285m ($28.5m) from HSB Gothenburg for the construction of 135 tenant-owner apartments in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Brownfield developer Inland Homes has signed an agreement with Homes England, a UK Government body charged with housing delivery, for a £200m development in Basildon, Essex.
Property developer Godwin Developments has signed a collaboration agreement with Lord Stafford to develop an £80m mixed-use scheme in the Castlefields area, England.
Homes England, the public body that funds affordable housing in the UK, has selected Vistry Partnerships to build more than 570 homes in the country, under six new developments.
Kier, a UK-based construction company, has been selected by Swansea Council to convert Bay Studios in Swansea into a field hospital with 850 beds for NHS to deal with COVID-19 pandemic in Wales.
The Scottish Government has issued new guidance that calls for the immediate stop construction on sites across the region that do not support crucial work during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
BAM Construction has been selected as a design and build contractor for a project to convert Harrogate Convention Centre in North Yorkshire, England into an NHS Nightingale hospital to treat the coronavirus patients.
Veidekke, a Norwegian construction company, has been selected by the Vestfold and Telemark county municipality in Norway to build and refurbish Sandefjord Upper Secondary School.
Graham, Balfour Beatty Group, Kier Group and Robertson Group have commenced work on a project to transform Scottish Events Campus in Glasgow, UK into a new temporary 300-bed hospital to treat coronavirus patients.
Royal BAM Group (BAM) has been selected by US developer Oak View Group (OVG) as the preferred construction partner for the £350 indoor entertainment arena in the UK.
Swedish construction and development company Skanska has secured a SEK550m ($54.8m) contract from Stena Fastigheter to construct multi-family buildings in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Peab, a Swedish construction and civil engineering company, has secured a SEK650m ($64.9m) contract from Komatsu Forest to build a new factory in Sweden.
Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, has announced its decision to build what it claims to be the world’s most modern sawmill in Rauma, Finland, with an investment of approximately €200m.