Full-service real estate development firm Weller Development, together with state and local elected officials, community and business leaders, has broken ground on the first phase of Port Covington, a 235-acre mixed-use redevelopment project in south Baltimore, US.
Japanese house builder Sekisui House has made its first move into the UK market following the signing of a multimillion-pound deal with Homes England, a government organization, and real estate company Urban Splash.
Canadian construction firm Graham has secured a C$187m ($138.6m) contract for the construction of an office tower downtown Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.
Network Rail has awarded a contract to BAM Nuttall to deliver the first phase of the Dawlish sea wall, to provide better protection for the railway and homes behind it.
Property developer CEG has selected design development team for the next phase of the £400m Kirkstall Forge development in Leeds, UK.
Luxembourg-based real estate developer HB Reavis has submitted plans to Lambeth London Borough Council for the redevelopment of the company’s Elizabeth House site in Waterloo, central London.
Danish consulting companies COWI and Ramboll have been selected by CPH City & Port Development as technical and EIA consultants for the establishment of the new island of Lynetteholmen, which will expand the land area of Copenhagen by around 2%.
Nordic construction firm NCC has won a turnkey contract worth around SEK300m (approximately $32m) from St Olavs Hospital for a high-security clinic for psychiatric care at Ostmarka in Trondheim, Norway.
Pickard Chilton, an architecture studio based in the US, has been selected by real estate firm Hines to master plan and design an urban development at Plieninger Straße 140 in Stuttgart, Germany.
Real estate firm Hines and co-developer Columbia Development Group have partnered with USAA Real Estate for the development of Fenton, a 69-acre mixed-use district in the Town of Cary, North Carolina.
Birmingham City Council has announced the start of construction on an infrastructure project related to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in the UK.
Construction firm YIT has signed a project management contract worth approximately €43m with LähiTapiola for a new hotel in Turku, Finland.
Ayala Healthcare (AC Health) has unveiled plans to build the first dedicated cancer specialty hospital in the Philippines, with an investment of approximately PHP2bn ($38.3m).
Australian contractor Multiplex has completed construction of the first luxury tower on LK Property Group’s A$800m ($560m) six-star retail and high-rise residential development, Capitol Grand.
Hill International has been selected by the Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) to provide project management services for the construction of the Abraj Al Tahwiliya (QIMC Tower West Bay Project) in Doha, Qatar.
Full-service development and management company Athena Hospitality Group has commenced construction on Cambria Hotels’ new hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.
US-based semiconductor firm Cree has announced plans to invest up to $1bn at its Durham facilities in the US and related expansion projects.
German energy storage systems developer Tesvolt has started construction on a new gigafactory for battery storage systems with an annual capacity of 1GWh in Lutherstadt Wittenberg, Germany.
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has received funding approval from the state government for the construction of the $121m STEM education facility at the campus.
Developer Brookfield has been awarded a contract by Chevron Australia to build a 29-storey office tower built at Elizabeth Quay in Australia.