UPS, a full service shipping courier, has begun construction on a new $200m, 850,000ft² facility in Caledon, Ontario, as part of the company’s $500m investment in Canada.
Sound Transit and Walsh Construction have broken ground on $217m, 2.4-mile Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension in Washington, US, which extends the current rail line from the Theatre District in downtown Tacoma to the Stadium District and Hilltop neighbourhoods.
A joint venture between Lunda Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tutor Perini, and CS McCrossan has won a $799.5m contract from the Metropolitan Council for the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project in Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota.
American retail real estate owner, operator and developer EDENS and multifamily developers Crescent Communities have broken ground on new retail and residential development at Moores Mill in Upper Westside Atlanta.
Toringdon 7, an office building being developed by US-based Trinity Capital Advisors and Brasfield & Gorrie in Toringdon Office Park, in Charlotte, North Carolina, has topped out and is on track for completion in 2019.
SLSCO, a Texas-based company, has won a $167m contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the construction of approximately eight miles of levee wall system in the US Border Patrol’s (USBP) Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector.
American construction company Hensel Phelps has won a $327m design-build contract from Nashville International Airport (BNA) for the terminal lobby and International Arrivals Facility (IAF) project.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has cleared the path for the construction on the $2.003bn Southwest Light Rail Transit Project (SWLRT) in the US state of Minnesota.
Tutor Perini Building (TPBC), a subsidiary of US-based civil, building and specialty construction company Tutor Perini, has been selected by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to design and build the Choctaw Casino and Resort expansion project in Durant, Oklahoma, US.
American e-commerce giant Amazon has announced that it will establish its second headquarters (HQ2) at a site in Northern Virginia, US.
The Teachers’ Retirement Board, trustees of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), has approved a 275,000ft² expansion of its West Sacramento headquarters.
Italian renewable energy company Enel Green Power (EGP) has broken ground on the Magdalena II, a 220MW solar park, in the municipalities of Tlaxco and Hueyotlipan, in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala.
Real estate investment trust Taubman Centers has revealed a $500m renovation of Beverly Center, an iconic shopping destination located in the heart of Los Angeles, US.
Canadian construction company Graham has won a $455.3m design-build project for State Route (SR) 520 Montlake to Lake Washington I/C and bridge replacement, located in Seattle, Washington, US.
The Government of Alberta in Canada will invest C$1bn ($762m) in Edmonton’s Valley Line West expansion project and C$131m in the of the C$328m Metro Line expansion project, which will provide affordable public transit options for Albertans in the capital region.
US-based construction firm Slsco has secured a $145m contract from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), for the construction of border wall in Texas.
Construction firm Balfour Beatty has been appointed to build the first phase of the mixed-use portion of The Grove at Shoal Creek project in Austin, Texas.
A joint venture between Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), a subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, and SEMA Construction has won a contract to design and perform the reconstruction work on I-25 in Weld and Larimer counties in Colorado.
US-based construction firm Burns & McDonnell has secured a $220.8m contract from the University of Missouri to build the Translational Precision Medicine Complex (TPMC).
A joint venture between Canadian construction company Aecon (40%) and American heavy civil construction company Traylor Bros (60%) has won a $267m contract from Metro Vancouver (Greater Vancouver Water District) for the Second Narrows Water Supply Tunnel project in British Columbia, Canada.