The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth), US, has broken ground on a $134m housing and dining complex for students.
Construction on the electric Streetcar project from Santa Ana to Garden Grove cities in Orange County, California, US, has begun with the sanctioning of $149m federal grant.
Portland Diamond Project (PDP) has signed an agreement in principle with the Port of Portland to develop the Port’s 45-acre Terminal 2 property.
US-based commercial real estate advisory firm Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has arranged a $77.2m construction loan for Block 9, a new $125m mixed-use development in downtown Fargo, North Dakota, US.
Canadian company Maple Leaf Foods has unveiled plans to build a C$660m ($498m) value-added fresh poultry facility in London, Ontario, Canada.
Steel Dynamics is set to invest $1.7bn to $1.8bn for the construction of a three million tonnes per annum, electric-arc-furnace (EAF) flat roll steel mill in the US.
French engineering group Egis and its Mexican partner Omega have closed the financing of the Golfo Centro highway project in Mexico.
Oaklawn Racing and Gaming has announced an expansion project worth more than $100m that includes the construction of a high-rise hotel, multi-purpose event centre, a larger gaming area, and additional on-site parking in the US state of Arkansas.
UPS, a full service shipping courier, has begun construction on a new $200m, 850,000ft² facility in Caledon, Ontario, as part of the company’s $500m investment in Canada.
Sound Transit and Walsh Construction have broken ground on $217m, 2.4-mile Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension in Washington, US, which extends the current rail line from the Theatre District in downtown Tacoma to the Stadium District and Hilltop neighbourhoods.
A joint venture between Lunda Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tutor Perini, and CS McCrossan has won a $799.5m contract from the Metropolitan Council for the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) project in Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota.
American retail real estate owner, operator and developer EDENS and multifamily developers Crescent Communities have broken ground on new retail and residential development at Moores Mill in Upper Westside Atlanta.
Toringdon 7, an office building being developed by US-based Trinity Capital Advisors and Brasfield & Gorrie in Toringdon Office Park, in Charlotte, North Carolina, has topped out and is on track for completion in 2019.
SLSCO, a Texas-based company, has won a $167m contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the construction of approximately eight miles of levee wall system in the US Border Patrol’s (USBP) Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Sector.
American construction company Hensel Phelps has won a $327m design-build contract from Nashville International Airport (BNA) for the terminal lobby and International Arrivals Facility (IAF) project.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has cleared the path for the construction on the $2.003bn Southwest Light Rail Transit Project (SWLRT) in the US state of Minnesota.
Tutor Perini Building (TPBC), a subsidiary of US-based civil, building and specialty construction company Tutor Perini, has been selected by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to design and build the Choctaw Casino and Resort expansion project in Durant, Oklahoma, US.
American e-commerce giant Amazon has announced that it will establish its second headquarters (HQ2) at a site in Northern Virginia, US.
The Teachers’ Retirement Board, trustees of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), has approved a 275,000ft² expansion of its West Sacramento headquarters.
Italian renewable energy company Enel Green Power (EGP) has broken ground on the Magdalena II, a 220MW solar park, in the municipalities of Tlaxco and Hueyotlipan, in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala.