Kubota Tractor has unveiled $87m plans to build two new logistics buildings alongside its fifth operational division and sales office in Kansas.
GWL Realty Advisors has broken grounds on Vancouver Centre II, a 33-storey AAA office tower in downtown Vancouver, Canada.
Vantage Data Centers, a data centre solutions provider, has unveiled plan to build a new data centre campus in Ashburn in Virginia, US.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has arranged $282m in senior and mezzanine construction financing on behalf of Five Star Development for the next stage of development of The Ritz-Carlton hotel and residences in Paradise Valley in Arizona, US.
Social media giant Facebook is set to invest around $1bn to build its new data centre in the White Oak Technology Park in Virginia, US.
Real estate developer Penn-Florida Companies has secured $398m in project financing for its five-star urban resort, Via Mizner, located in Downtown Boca Raton in Florida, US.
US-based medical device maker Insulet has broken ground on its new $100m manufacturing facility in Acton, Massachusetts.
Roquette, a French specialty food ingredients and pharmaceutical excipients firm, has broken ground on its new pea-protein manufacturing plant in Portage la Prairie in Manitoba, Canada.
Swedish automaker Volvo plans to invest $520m to expand its auto assembly plant capacity near Ridgeville, South Carolina, which is still under construction.
PRO-TEC Coating Company, an equal stake joint venture (JV) between United States Steel Corporation and Japanese steel maker Kobe Steel, is set to build a new continuous galvanising line in its steel plant in Leipsic, Ohio.
Cargill has unveiled plans to construct a new biodiesel plant in Wichita, Kansas, capable of producing 60 million gallons of biodiesel per year.
Germany-based car maker Daimler has unveiled plans to invest $1bn to expand its Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama, US, to start building electric sport-utility vehicles (SUV) from 2020.
A team of Mott MacDonald and Grimshaw Architects has been selected by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey to lead the preliminary engineering and development work for a $10bn extension of New York’s John F Kennedy Airport.
Nokian Tyres has begun construction on its $360m manufacturing facility in Dayton, Tennessee.
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.