British Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock has announced funding of up to £100m for a children’s hospital for the east of England, which will integrate mental and physical health and combines quality services with science and research.
Finnish building construction company YIT is constructing residential projects in Russia, together worth approximately €40m.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has approved planning application for a £2bn redevelopment of the Elephant & Castle shopping centre in South London, where developer Delancey intends to replace the centre with a new town centre-style scheme.
Bristol developer Cubex has unveiled plans to transform the former headquarters site of Avon Fire and Rescue in Bristol city centre into a £140m mixed-use scheme, which will form the next phase of the Finzels Reach quarter.
Leeds City Council has submitted plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire in the UK.
UAE-based real estate developer Arada has awarded three construction contracts at its two projects in Sharjah, Aljada and Nasma Residences, which together will involve the construction of 800 new homes.
Weston Homes, along with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has secured a Resolution to Grant planning permission from Norwich City Council for the regeneration of Anglia Square in central Norwich, UK, into a £300m mixed-use urban quarter.
American Campus Communities (ACC), which owns, manages and develops student housing communities in the US, and Walt Disney WorldResorthave broken ground on a $630m residential community for participants of the Disney College Program, known as Disney Internships & Programs.
Australian construction and civil engineering company Watpac has won a A$206m ($148.5m) design and build contract for the Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building at Australian Catholic University (ACU) in Melbourne, Australia.
The Meritex Company has broken ground on the final phase of expansion of CLT Logistics Center, located near the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, North Carolina, US.
American Campus Communities (ACC), which owns, manages and develops student housing, has commenced construction on a new on-campus student housing development in a public-private partnership (PPP) with San Francisco State University (SFSU).
Polish company Porto, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are financing POSEJDON office and service complex, a modern and pro-ecological construction project planned in Szczecin, Poland.
The UK government will invest £72m to establish a Core Innovation Hub (CIH), which will focus on the use of Virtual reality, digital design and offsite manufacturing technologies to revolutionise the UK construction industry.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth), US, has broken ground on a $134m housing and dining complex for students.
British property developer Berkeley Homes (Western) and residential developer L&Q have announced plans to jointly deliver the redevelopment of the former Homebase/Toys R Us site in central Reading, UK.
A consortium comprising superyacht marina development and operating group Adriatic Marinas and ship and superyacht builder Damen has signed a concession agreement with the Government of Montenegro for the redevelopment of the former Bijela shipyard in Boka Bay, Montenegro.
Finnish construction firm YIT has been selected as the construction and development partner for Garden Helsinki, an urban development project in Finland.
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.
GMI Construction Group and Muse Developments have broken ground on a new 60,000ft² Grade A office building as part of the latest phase at Stockport Exchange in the new business district in the town of Stockport, UK.