UK-based property development firm Nikal has appointed McGoff Construction to deliver enabling works on Altair, a new £70m residential and lifestyle Quarter in Altrincham Town Centre, England.
Australian construction, property and infrastructure group Lendlease has signed an agreement to develop the A$4bn (€2.5bn) Milan Innovation District (MIND), a new district for science, knowledge and innovation, on the former Expo site in Milan, Italy.
International infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has received a contract worth £102m to build the first phase of the East Wick and Sweetwater development at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in the UK.
British construction services company Bowmer + Kirkland has won a contract from The Crown Estate for a £155m project to transform a major retail park, Fosse Park, in Leicester, UK.
Surrey Heath Borough Council has selected Kier Property, the development arm of Kier Group, to regenerate a two-hectare site on London Road in Camberley.
Beijing Construction Engineering Group International (BCEGI) has collaborated with real estate investment and development specialist Midia and Bolton Regeneration Limited (BRL) for the redevelopment of Crompton Place shopping centre in the UK.BRL will take the support of Bolton Council to carry out a £250m redevelopment programme, including new proposals for Crompton Place shopping centre.The partnership is planning to convert the shopping centre and surrounding area into a new retail, leisure, office and residential destination. The development also includes the opening of streetscape to provide pedestrian links to Bradshawgate.BCEGI is an equity and construction partner on the £1bn Airport City project in Manchester, as well as the preferred contractor for the new £1bn Middlewood Locks mixed use neighbourhood project in Salford.The company is also a main contractor for the The Lexington, which is a £90m, 35-storey housing project in Liverpool.BCEGI lead director Yu Dongwen said: “BCEGI is very pleased to be starting this exciting journey with our new partners at Bolton. “BCEGI is committed to the UK, particularly the Northern Powerhouse region and we look forward to working with Midia to bring forward the redevelopment plans for Bolton town center.”Crompton Place is said to be identified as one of five major intervention areas in the £1.2bn Bolton Town Centre Strategy and Regeneration Masterplan.Bolton Council has provided a £100m investment fund to better implement the strategy.Midia spokesperson said: “This is a significant milestone for the future of Bolton town centre, and we are delighted to be playing such an integral delivery role in redeveloping Crompton Place.“The partnership means that we can now move forward with our regeneration plans, whilst also creating new jobs throughout the life cycle of the build program.”Chinese state-owned Beijing Construction Engineering Group (BCEG) was established in 1953 and started to expand its operations across the globe with the creation of BCEGI.BCEGI is specialised in the development of projects through strategic partnerships and investment relationships. At present, BCEGI is carrying out its operations in countries such as the US, Canada, as well as in the UK.
German real estate company Patrizia Immobilien has secured planning permission for Edgbaston Residences, a £85m build-to-rent (BTR) scheme in Birmingham.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield of France has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) of Canada and QuadReal Property Group (QuadReal) to form Cherry Park Partnership for the development and management of a €750m (£670m) private rented sector (PRS) scheme in London.
British construction company Tolent has commenced work on Kirkstall Forge, a £400m project in Leeds that will deliver more than 1,000 new homes and 400,000ft² of offices, retail, leisure and community spaces.
UK-based property and development company Calthorpe Estates and mixed-use regeneration projects specialist U+I have secured planning permission from Birmingham City Council for the £330m New Garden Square regeneration scheme in Edgbaston.
UK-based real estate developer Court Collaboration, the City of Wolverhampton Council and the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) have unveiled plans for a city living development in Wolverhampton, UK.
Stevenage Borough Council and Mace have signed a new agreement to jointly work on the long-term transformation of Stevenage Town Centre.
British financial services company Legal & General, in partnership with Bell Hammer, has been selected by Bath & North East Somerset Council as development partner for Bath Quays North regeneration scheme.
A joint venture between Hammerson and Ballymore has revised proposals increasing the number of homes that will be constructed to 500 and the size of the proposed public park as part of the Bishopsgate Goodsyard development.
British construction company Laing O’Rourke has signed contracts worth £195m with Derwent London for the Soho Place, a mixed-use scheme that is being developed on Tottenham Court Road W1.
Bel Tel, a joint venture between McAleer & Rushe and Belfast City Council, has secured permission from the council’s planning committee for ‘The Sixth’, a £75m redevelopment of the former Belfast Telegraph building in Northern Ireland.
Hargreaves Property Ventures, a development partnership between Hargreaves Services and Fintry Estates, has been appointed by Falkirk Council as preferred developer for the Falkirk Gateway project in the UK.
Galliford Try Partnerships has signed a development agreement with Ealing Council to create a new mixed-use scheme at Perceval House in London, which will deliver 470 new homes, alongside council offices and other community facilities.
Buckingham Group Contracting has been appointed by Swansea Council as the principal contractor for the £120m Swansea Central Phase One transformation project in the UK.
Galliford Try has signed contracts with Bell Hammer and AXA IM-Real Assets for the new Assembly Bristol mixed-use development in the UK.