UK-based infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, in a joint venture with Fluor Corporation, The Middlesex Corp and Herzog Contracting Corp, has been awarded a $1.08bn (£807m) Green Line Extension design and build contract by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), US.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have announced commitments to fund 100% of their share of the Gateway Hudson Tunnel Project.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new building of the Tennessee State Library and Archives on Bicentennial Mall at the intersection of Sixth Avenue N and Jefferson Street.
Shepherd School of Music of Rice University has begun work on a new $100m music building with a groundbreaking ceremony.
McLaren Health Care Corporation has unveiled its plans to build a $450m replacement hospital in south Lansing, Michigan and expand its partnership with Michigan State University (MSU).
Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise (TOGE) has started construction on the permanent, full-scale home for its Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in Arizona, US.
The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) has begun work on the $1.5bn, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair in California, US.
Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) is set to build a new megawatt-scale carbonate fuel cell power generation plant with a hydrogen fuelling station at the Port of Long Beach, US.
The University of Maryland has broken ground on a Capital Region Medical Center in Largo as part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS).
Software giant Microsoft has unveiled plans to overhaul its 500-acre campus in Redmond, Washington.
Alameda County Transportation Commission(CTC), in partnership with Caltrans, has awarded a $107m contract to Bay Cities Paving & Grading of Concord, California, for the construction of the I-680 Sunol Northbound Express Lane project.
Maryland Governor Hogan has announced the start of construction on the final phase of widening of U.S. 113 (Worcester Highway) inin Maryland, US.
Nucor Corporation, a US-based producer of steel and related products, is set to construct a new rebar micro mill in Sedalia, Missouri.
Gammon Construction, an equal stake joint venture (JV) between infrastructure group Balfour Beatty and Jardine Matheson, has been awarded a contract to build The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel in Hong Kong.
The Nebraska Public Service Commission has approved Canadian pipeline company TransCanada’s plan to construct $8bn Keystone XL pipeline; however, the route was not the preferred one by the pipeline developer.
GLX Constructors, a joint venture of Fluor Enterprises, The Middlesex Corp., Herzog Contracting and Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, has been selected as the design-build team for the estimated $2bn Green Line Light Rail Extension project in Boston.
BMO Harris Bank and real estate developer Irgens have broken ground on a 25-story office building known as the BMO Harris Financial Center in downtown Milwaukee in Wisconsin, US.
Bechtel, a US-based construction and civil engineering firm, has bagged four fixed price, lump sum turnkey contracts worth $15.2bn from Tellurian for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the new Driftwood LNG plant near Lake Charles, Louisiana.
Bassuk, a real estate capital intermediary, has arranged $103m construction financing from the Bank of China, New York Branch on behalf of an affiliate of The Moinian Group (TMG) for 572 11th Avenue in New York City.
Kimco Realty Corp, a US-based real estate investment trust, has broken grounds on The Boulevard, a $186m redevelopment of the former Hylan Plaza shopping centre on Staten Island, New York.