Viking Malt has laid foundation stone for its new malt production plant in Lahti, with plans to commence its operations in 2023.
Kier has been chosen to build two new blocks for The Saint John Henry Newman Catholic School in Stevenage, the UK.
Bouygues has been chosen to construct a high-tech office development in Swansea city centre, the UK.
Capital Development Partners has commenced construction with Phase I of Cedar Port Logistics Center, an 800,405ft2 dual rail service facility with access to the Port of Houston immediately. The first phase I completely taken by Plastic Express, a national plastic packaging, warehousing and logistics company based in Los Angeles, California with a planned occupancy by December 2021. This phase provides optionality for dual rail service through the TGS short line to BNSF Railroad (BNSF) and Union Pacific Railroad (UP) to serve the expanding needs of import and export customers at the Port of Houston. Located just 12 miles from the Port of Houston, Cedar Port Logistics Center in the Cedar Port Industrial Park is supported by the 7,800-rail car Cedar Port Z Yard, which provides rail car storage and switching to both UP and BNSF rail roads for maximum optionality. This project is served by the expanded Grand Parkway (Highway 99), a major heavy haul freeway directly connected to the Port of Houston. Capital Development Partners CEO John Knox Porter said: "Cedar Port Logistics Center Phase I will allow our customers immediate access to the Port of Houston and two Tier 1 railroads on one site. The strategic location, rail service efficiencies and the supporting infrastructure provides our customer with a significant competitive advantage."
Anderson, the UK-based specialist residential contractor, has secured a £10m infrastructure contract for the second phase of the Great Wilsey Park development for Redrow Homes in Haverhill, Suffolk, the UK.
ATP Flight School has begun construction of a new pilot training centre at Page Field (FMY) in Ft. Myers, Florida.
Finnish construction company YIT has been appointed by Janakkala municipality to construct a new €19m school and multipurpose centre in Turenki, Finland.
Global real estate investment firm Hines has announced plans to begin construction on a new timber office building in Melbourne, Australia in the third quarter of this year.
Building technology company Sustainable Living Innovations (SLI) has broken ground on 303 Battery in Seattle, Washington, US, commencing construction of the residential project.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the commencement of construction on a $53m affordable housing development in Westchester County.
CaroMont Health has commenced construction of a new hospital and medical campus in Belmont, North Carolina.
Logistics developer Panattoni has announced the start of construction on the final unit at its 1.7 million ft2 industrial park in Northampton, the UK.
Real estate developer Artisan Real Estate has revealed details of its new £65m residential development in Leeds, the UK.
US-based engineering services provider Jacobs has secured a contract from Health Infrastructure to design a $582m Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) Hospital Stage 1 Redevelopment project in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.
Austin-based StoryBuilt has commenced construction of a $50m housing development in Austin, Texas, the US.
Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC) has broken ground on the $940m Kilroy Oyster Point Phase 2 (KOP 2) in South San Francisco, California, the US.
Swedish construction and civil engineering firm Peab has secured a contract worth $14.4m (NOK120m) from Pilares Eiendom to construct 38 apartments at Klemskvarteret in Kongsberg, Norway.
MCR Property Group has secured planning consent from Manchester City Council for £400m Gasworks New Town project in Manchester, the UK.
Kier, a construction and infrastructure services provider, has secured a contract from Sunderland City Council to deliver a new £12.5m special educational needs (SEN) school in Sunningdale, the UK.
Construction engineering company Gammon Construction has secured three commercial and residential development contracts in Hong Kong and Kowloon.