Millennium Hotels and Resorts, belonging to the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, has broken ground on a new hospitality and residential project called ‘M Social’in Sunnyvale, California, US.
Australian building and construction materials group Boral has agreed to sell its US Block business to Quikrete Holdings for $156m as part of a strategy to focus on its core activities.
The Howard Hughes Corporation has broken ground on ‘A'ali'i’, a mixed-use residential development at the Ward Village in Honolulu, Hawai'i, US.
Construction firm Balfour Beatty has been selected by Toll Brothers Apartment Living to manage construction of its mixed-use, multifamily Osprey development located in West Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, US.
The Spectrum Companies has collaborated with an institutional client of Invesco Real Estate, a real estate investment manager, for the development of a new mixed-use project in Charlotte, North Carolina, US.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) announced that Graham Contracting’s bid has been selected as the best-value proposal for the construction of the State Route 520 Montlake Project.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has broken ground on new Terminal One at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, US.
US-based builder, developer, designer and real estate manager Ryan Companies has unveiled a concept for the City of Saint Paul’s 122-acre Ford site master plan.
Canadian company Nauticol Energy has announced plans to construct a $2bn methanol manufacturing facility in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada.
Saint Louis University (SLU) has broken ground on the university’s new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building in the US.
German polymer manufacturer Covestro will invest around €1.5bn in a new world-scale methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) plant at its existing site in Baytown, US, making it the largest single investment by the company so far.
Mercedes-Benz Cars has broken ground on a new battery factory near the vehicle production facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, US, which will provide batteries for future electric SUV under the product and technology brand EQ.
Lane Construction, the US subsidiary of Italian construction and civil engineering group Salini Impregilo, has won a $253m design-build contract for the Wekiva Parkway (Section 8) in Seminole County in the US state of Florida.
Texas Central, which is developing the high-speed train, has appointed Italian construction company Salini Impregilo – operating in the US with Lane Construction, to lead the consortium that will build the Texas passenger line.
American hotel management company White Lodging has unveiled a $350m plan to develop a mixed-use scheme at its hospitality site in Merrillville, Indiana, US.
Balfour Beatty has been selected by ZOM Senior Living as construction manager for the first phase of Wellington Green Senior Living, a mixed-use senior housing community in Wellington, Florida, US.
Bombardier is set to construct a new service centre at the Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport (OPF) in Miami-Dade County, Florida that will entail an investment of $100m.
American construction company Brasfield & Gorrie has broken ground on $241m Omni Oklahoma City Hotel, a convention centre hotel being established by Omni Hotels & Resorts.
SA Energy Group, a 50:50 joint venture between Canadian construction firm Aecon and Robert B Somerville, has won a C$526m ($410m) contract from TransCanada for Spreads 3 and 4 of the Coastal GasLink Pipeline project in British Columbia, Canada.
A joint venture between Fluor and JGC Corporation has won a $14bn contract from LNG Canada to provide the engineering, procurement, fabrication and construction services for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada.