Germany-based pharma major Fresenius Kabii has broken ground on its $250m manufacturing campus in the Village of Melrose Park in Illinois, US.
American heavy duty truck maker Autocar has unveiled its plans to set up a new production facility in Colorado, US.
Slowly but surely, a clearer picture of the details behind President Trump’s US$1 trillion 10-year infrastructure plan are coming together through the various Budget related documents released throughout the first half of 2017. The first sign of something concrete came in January, when the Trump Administration released a list of projects to the National Governor’s Association entitled Emergency and National Security Projects. These projects were identified as being of the highest priority going forward. The project list carries a total value of US$137.5 billion, and while yet to be confirmed, it is expected that 50% of the funding will come through private investment and that the projects will directly create 193,350 job years.
Michigan State University has started construction on a $60m Business Pavilion, which is scheduled to become operational in 2019.
Online retail giant Amazon is searching for a new site to build its second North American corporate headquarters with an investment of more than $5bn.
Tech giant Apple has unveiled plans to build a $1.3bn data centre in Iowa, US to better serve North American users of iMessage, Siri, the App Store and other Apple services.
Smithfield Foods has unveiled plans to build a new distribution centre and expand its blast cell cold storage capabilities at its processing facility in Tar Heel, North Carolina.
Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) has unveiled plans to build a new manufacturing campus in Southeastern Wisconsin, US that will entail an investment of $10bn.
Vaquero Midstream, a US-based company engaged in designing, building, and operating midstream infrastructure for oil and gas producers, has inked an agreement with its bank group to increase their revolving line of credit from $40m to $95m.
Facebook is set to build a new high-tech data centre in New Mexico, US with an investment of approximately $250m.
Emerson, a US-based technology and engineering firm, has announced plans for a $100m project to revamp and expand labs and offices at its existing one-million-square-foot facility in Sidney, Ohio.
Lincoln Property Company and Alcion Ventures have secured $141.6m construction loan to develop the first phase of their planned creative office campus in Tustin, California.
KBJ, a joint venture (JV) of Kiewit Energy Group, Black & Veatch Construction, and JGC US Projects, has won an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Jordan Cove LNG to engineer and construct an LNG export terminal in Coos Bay, Oregon.
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CB&I) has bagged an EPC contract worth $200m to establish two LNG storage tanks for Venture Global’s Calcasieu Pass export facility in Southwest Louisiana, US.
Germany-based luxury carmaker BMW has unveiled its plans to invest $600m to expand its Spartanburg manufacturing plant in South Carolina, US.
The MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada has broken ground on an expansion of its conference centre.
US-based retailer Costco has broken ground on a $300m chicken processing facility in Fremont, US that is expected to generate overall $1.2bn in economic activity in Nebraska.
Skanska has signed a $1.26bn contract with Empire State Development Corporation (ESD) and developers Related Companies and Vornado Realty Trust to transform the James A Farley Post Office in New York into a train hall and commercial complex.
Triple Five Group of Companies has closed on its $1.67bn private construction financing for the American Dream project in Bergen County, New Jersey.
Professional services firm KPMG has broken ground on its new $400m learning, development, and innovation facility in the Lake Nona community of Orlando, Florida.