American engineering firm Aecom has completed the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s (DDC) project to construct two temporary hospitals for treating Covid-19 patients.
Aecom has been selected by the Rhode Island National Guard to provide oversight and management services in assessing, planning and the design to convert the existing facilities into non-acute care facilities for treating patients with COVID-19 in the state.
AECOM, a US-based engineering firm, has announced that it is supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District by offering design and construction management services in building a temporary medical facility to deal with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak in the region.
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved the recommendation of the US Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of four temporary hospitals in New York State to treat the increasing number of patients of COVID-19 outbreak.
Hilton, a US-based hospitality company, has broken ground on its new Tempo by Hilton hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Collective, a UK-based a co-living company, has secured $75m in financing from ACRES Capital for the construction of 292 North 8th Street (North 8th), a student housing development in New York, US.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has broken ground on the $44m Nexus Center, a recreation and sporting complex in downtown Utica.
Admares, a real estate developer using marine, offshore, land and modular construction techniques, has partnered with Porsche Consulting for the construction of a new commercial property in Brooklyn, New York City.
Hines, in partnership with Singapore-based Pontiac Land Group and Goldman Sachs Investment Group, has completed the construction on 53 West 53 condominium tower in the US.
US-based Greystar Real Estate Partners (Greystar) has announced its Class-A mixed-use development project in Boston, US.
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans for new supportive housing development, named The Rise, in Brownsville, US.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has selected design firm Stantec to lead the design for the $129m Battery Coastal Resilience Project in the US.Spanning one-third of a mile of waterfront along the 25-acre Battery Park, the project forms part of the City’s Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency initiative that aims to protect Lower Manhattan from the impacts of rising sea levels as a result of climate change.For the project, Stantec will be responsible for the lead design plans for a reconstructed wharf at the southern tip of Manhattan. The wharf will raise the waterfront esplanade approximately 5ft above its current elevation to protect the park and nearby community.Stantec principal-in-charge Brian O’Donnell said: “Current sea level rise projections show that the Battery sits in a particularly vulnerable location and needed wharf reconstruction provides a timely opportunity to protect the Battery’s unique character and usability for years to come.”Stantec expects that the four-year project to play a critical role in the growing network of resiliency reinforcements in Lower Manhattan while ensuring usability over the next 80 years.Stantec landscape architecture discipline leader Gary Sorge said: “Increases in extreme weather events are bringing resiliency to the top of city agendas across the world.“Stantec is in a strong position to meet those needs and has been bringing forward both green and grey infrastructure solutions that will protect the drivers of our economies—our cities. It takes a truly interdisciplinary approach to make communities both resilient and livable for future generations.”Stantec’s New York City office will lead the interdisciplinary design. The work will include landscape architecture, waterfront engineering, and environmental review backed by several speciality contractors. Design is planned to be completed in 18 months.In December 2019, a Stantec-led team was selected by the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the $312.6m traffic and community enhancements project in the city.
Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), a non-profit healthcare system in Central New York, US, has broken ground on a new $480m regional medical centre in Downtown Utica, New York.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to convert Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center North Campus in Central Brooklyn into a 266-unit affordable housing development.
The University of Texas at Austin, Oak View Group (OVG), C3 Presents, Live Nation Entertainment and Matthew McConaughey Partner have broken ground on $338m sports and entertainment arena, named Moody Center, in Austin, Texas.
US state Rhode Island Governor Gina Marie Raimondo and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien have announced plans for a $400m downtown redevelopment project.
Swedish construction company Skanska has signed an agreement with Virginia Hospital Center to build a new outpatient pavilion and parking garage in Arlington in the US state of Virginia.
US-based technology firm Apple has broken ground on $1bn campus in Austin, Texas for the production of its all-new Mac Pro devices.
The University of Rochester has unveiled plans to build a $240m Orthopaedics & Physical Performance Center in the US.
Brookfield Properties and Park Tower Group have broken ground on two new towers at Greenpoint Landing development in Brooklyn, a borough in New York, US.