Duke Energy Progress has secured approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission to build two 280MW combined cycle natural gas-fuelled electric generating units in Asheville, North Carolina.
Barka Desalination Company has inked a contract with government-owned entity Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) to construct and operate a new seawater desalination plant at Barka in the northern area of Oman.
Tutor Perini Building, a subsidiary of Tutor Perini, has won a $285m contract from Pechanga Development to expand the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California.
Dallas-based development firm KDC is set to start work on a new office building as part of a new $200m West Love mixed-use project near Dallas Love Field Airport, Texas.
Triangle Equities has broken ground on its $200m Lighthouse Point project on Staten Island, New York.
Omni Hotels & Resorts has broken ground on a new $289m hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.
Canadian wood-based panel products company Norbord has invested $135m to upgrade and expand its OSB mill in Inverness, Scotland.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has signed an agreement with the city’s major airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for a $1.3bn infrastructure project at the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois.
Ground has been broken on the new $330m Rivers Casino and Resort project in Schenectady, New York.
Power and automation technology group ABB has secured a contract worth about $130m from Great River Energy to upgrade a high-voltage direct current connection (HVDC) transmission system in the US.
Construction is underway on GO Transit’s new $859.2m East Rail Maintenance Facility in Whitby, Ontario.
Construction work has begun on the $105m Two Light Apartments project in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Ground has been broken on Cowlitz Tribe’s new $510m casino-resort in Washington, US.
Petrochemicals manufacturer Shell Chemical has broken ground on its $717m linear alpha olefins manufacturing plant in Geismar, Louisiana.
Construction work has commenced on the $113m South Bay Rapid project in California.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has received $265m in funding for the development of 160 Leroy Street luxury condominium project in Manhattan, New York.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has secured a $225m construction loan for Madison Centre, a 37-story, 753,869 sq ft, trophy office project in the central business district of Seattle.
The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has agreed to provide $300m in extra funding for two railway projects in Los Angeles County, California.
Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana has broken ground on a new hospital, which is estimated to cost $230m.
Boston College athletics director Brad Bates has unveiled plans for three projects that will improve intercollegiate, intramural and club sports at the college.