Mill Creek Residential has broken ground on Modera Framingham, a luxury apartment community in Downtown Framingham 20 miles west of Boston.
KB Home has announced the opening of Prado at Cadence Park, a community of new homes in the Great Park Neighborhoods master planned community in Irvine Unified School District, US.
Jacobs Engineering Group has secured a contract for engineering services for Phase Two expansion of Keyera’s Wapiti Gas Plant.
Frontier-Kemper Constructors, a subsidiary of civil, building and specialty construction company Tutor Perini, has announced a low bid for the $121m River Supply Conduit Improvement Upper Reach – Unit 7 Project (RSC Unit 7) of the Los Angeles County Department of Water and Power (LADWP).
US-based Mount Airy Casino Resort will break ground on Mount Airy Pittsburgh, a casino and premier destination development, as part of the company’s expansion of its luxury brand into the Pittsburgh and tri-state market.
US-based Michels Corporation has announced a $100m investment in Milwaukee’s Harbor District to transform a six-acre site into a mixed-use development.
US-based Dominion Energy has filed an application with Virginia’s State Corporation Commission (SCC) seeking approval to build two 6MW turbines and grid infrastructure needed to connect Virginia’s first, $300m offshore wind power project to the coast.
Denmark-basedengineering company FLSmidth has won two contracts for a greenfield cement plant valued at more than €100m and a brownfield cement plant also valued at more than €100m – in Central America.
The US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has granted approval for a transmission line and water pipeline project related to the licensed Eagle Crest Energy Hydroelectric Pumped Storage Project in Riverside County, California.
Construction risk manager Hill International has announced that the City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation (DOA) renewed its contract with Hill to continue supporting the $2.375bn, multi-year capital development programme of Philadelphia International Airport.
Spanish construction and civil engineering company OHL Group, through its subsidiary OHL USA, has secured two new projects in California and Texas for €77.8m ($94.7m).
Skanska-Hunt, a joint venture between Skanska and Aecom Hunt, has been selected by OVG-Seattle and NHL Seattle as general contractor for the redevelopment of the Seattle Center Arena, US.
NextEra Energy's subsidiary NextEra Energy Resources and Omaha Power Public District (OPPD) have broken ground on a new 160MW Sholes Wind Energy Center in Wayne and Stanton Counties, Nebraska, US.
Walmart Canada is set to construct a new fulfillment centre in Surrey, British Columbia that will entail an investment of $175m.
thyssenkrupp Elevator in collaboration with the Braves Development Company has unveiled a new high-rise test tower and innovation complex near The Battery Atlanta in Cobb County, Georgia.
Shintech, a subsidiary of Shin-Etsu Chemical, has commenced construction on a new integrated polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production plant in the US state of Louisiana.
St. Clair Hospital has announced a $142m project to expand its main campus, the centerpiece of which is a new 280,000 ft² outpatient centre in Pennsylvania, US.
Bechtel, a US-based EPC and project management company, has completed the construction of 1,124MW Hummel Station power plant in Shamokin Dam, Pennsylvania.
Balfour Beatty has been selected by NP International (NPI) to build the 1.3 million ft², mixed-use Gables Station development in Coral Gables, Florida, US.
Gardner Company, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and the UNLV Research Foundation (UNLV RF) have broken ground on the first innovation building of the UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park (UNLV Tech Park).Commencement of work on the four-storey, 111,000ft² research, technology and business park marks the beginning of the master-planned development envisioned by UNLV, the UNLV Research Foundation and Gardner.The UNLV Tech Park will serve as a catalyst to unite business, research and technology and advance economic development efforts in southern Nevada.Gardner vice president of development and partner Dan Stewart said: “Gardner Company is immensely proud to be a part of the UNLV Tech Park project as we believe it will greatly help shape the research and innovation landscape here in Las Vegas and beyond.“A campus of this magnitude will foster collaboration and innovation across businesses, UNLV students, innovators and entrepreneurs and we look forward to seeing our vision come to fruition.”Gardner chairman Kem Gardner announced $1m donation to UNLV RF on behalf of the company.UNLV associate vice president for economic development and UNLV Research Foundation executive director Zachary Miles said: “Research and economic development activities are on the rise at UNLV, and this building will help us take our efforts to the next level.“Research parks encourage more direct collaboration between industry and university research than is often possible on college campuses.“This initial building will serve as a testing ground for new ideas, driving innovation through the creation of new products and businesses that will make both our university and community stronger.”Gardner, in partnership with UNLV and the UNLV Research Foundation, will manage and operate the 122-acre UNLV Tech Park, which will be located near the intersection of Sunset and Durango in Las Vegas.According to an initial economic analysis, the campus will create 25,000 new jobs and $2.6bn in direct and indirect economic impact in Las Vegas._______________________________________________________________________________________________Image: Artist’s rendering of innovation building at UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park. Photo: courtesy of Gardner Company.