Penn State Health has commenced construction on its third adult acute care hospital, Hampden Medical Center.
Norfolk Southern has broken ground on its corporate headquarters building in Atlanta in the US state of Georgia.
Nucor has announced that it will construct a modern, $1.35bn steel plate mill in Brandenburg, Kentucky, located along the Ohio River southwest of Louisville, US.
The Cordish Companies and Comcast Spectacor, a US-based sports and entertainment company, have unveiled plans to build a next-generation esports and entertainment venue at Philadelphia Sports Complex in Pennsylvania, US. With an investment of around $50m, the new esports arena will be constructed adjacent to the Xfinity Live! dining and entertainment complex in South Philadelphia. Comcast Spectacor-owned Philadelphia Fusion esports franchise, which is one of 20 international teams competing in the Overwatch League, will be the primary tenant of the arena. Featuring 60,000ft² of space, the new purpose-built esports arena will allow to seat up to 3,500 guests. Upon completion, the venue will become the largest new-construction esports arena in the Western Hemisphere. Kansas City-based architectural firm Populous has designed the Fusion Arena. Construction on the project is set to commence this summer. Comcast Spectacor chairman and CEO Dave Scott said: “Fusion Arena gives esports fans a best-in-class venue to call home and be proud of. Beyond competitive gaming, it’s a stunning facility that will host a wide array of events.” The arena will be provided with two balcony bars, club seats with USB ports, flexible loge boxes and exclusive suites. Around 10,000ft² of space will be allocated for training facility, broadcast studio and team offices. The industrial materials will be incorporated across the venue to pay tribute to Philadelphia’s manufacturing heritage. It also includes 6,000ft² public entry area, which will comprise of 2,000ft² of interactive media surface hovering 30ft above visitors. In February, the partnership also announced the construction of new class-A office tower, Pattison Place, with an investment of around $80m. The Cordish Companies principal Blake Cordis said: “Fusion Arena will set the gold standard for competitive gaming and debut on one of the country’s most exciting platforms of sports and entertainment amid Philadelphia’s professional sports teams.” Comcast Spectacor is owned by media and technology firm Comcast Corporation. The Cordish Companies develops and operates dining, entertainment and hospitality destinations across the US.
Western, a US-based commercial real estate development and design-build firm specialising in the aviation industry, has announced plans to develop a new Corporate Aviation Campus on 48 acres at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in North Carolina.
Real estate investment and development firm The Domain Companies has announced the financing and commencement of construction on The Exchange’s first building, an $89m, mixed-use development in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Leisure travel company Allegiant Travel and finance and investment firm TPG Sixth Street Partners (TSSP), in a partnership with TPG, have announced an agreement to finance the development of Sunseeker Resorts Charlotte Harbor in the Charlotte County/Punta Gorda area in southwest Florida, US.
LMC, a company that develops and manages apartments, has commenced construction on Ovation, a luxury two-tower high-rise and mixed-use apartment community, at the gateway to the First Hill neighbourhood of Seattle.
Work is set to commence on a $200m new Penn State Health acute care hospital in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, US, to bring more local health care choice and hundreds of jobs to the region.
Clark Construction Group has been selected by San Diego State University (SDSU), US, to design and build the university’s new multi-use stadium in Mission Valley.
The University of California, Davis, has broken ground on The Green at West Village, a new student housing complex, which can accommodate up to 3,300 students.
The Weitz Company, a general contractor, construction manager and design-builder in the US, has broken ground on a new phase of Sagewood, which will be the largest addition to the resort-style senior living community in northeast Phoenix since it opened in 2010.
JPI, a multifamily developer in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, is set to begin construction on Jefferson Texas Plaza, a nine-acre development in Irving, adjacent to the University of Dallas.
Auburn University, Alabama, will construct Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center, a transformative complex that will blend a learning environment with a luxury boutique hotel and restaurant.
Waypoint Residential, an integrated real estate investment firm that focuses on the US rental housing sector, has commenced work on six projects for a total investment of more than $325m.
The Round Rock City Council has approved an agreement with the developers of The District, a 65-acre mixed-use project planned for SH 45 just east of IH 35, in Texas, US.
Google has announced that it will build a $600m, 275,000ft² data centre in New Albany, US, as part of a $13bn nationwide expansion in 2019 in data centres and offices across the country, with major expansions in 14 states.
United States Steel (US Steel) has announced the restart of construction on $215m electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmaking facility at its Tubular Operations in Fairfield, Alabama, located in Jefferson County.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) has broken ground on a $140m student housing scheme on the university campus.
Hankey Investment and Jamison Properties have broken ground on a $300m residential tower at 2900 Wilshire Blvd in Koreatown, a sub-market adjacent to downtown Los Angeles, US.