A team of Mott MacDonald and Grimshaw Architects has been selected by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey to lead the preliminary engineering and development work for a $10bn extension of New York’s John F Kennedy Airport.
Galliford Try’s building business has bagged a £65m contract to build the new 3 Arena Central office building in central Birmingham, UK.
Nokian Tyres has begun construction on its $360m manufacturing facility in Dayton, Tennessee.
Germany-based pharma major Fresenius Kabii has broken ground on its $250m manufacturing campus in the Village of Melrose Park in Illinois, US.
American heavy duty truck maker Autocar has unveiled its plans to set up a new production facility in Colorado, US.
AkzoNobel has formally opened its new paint plant in Ashington, UK where the company will produce its entire decorative paint range such as Dulux, Dulux Trade, Cuprinol, Polycell, Hammerite and Armstead.
Slowly but surely, a clearer picture of the details behind President Trump’s US$1 trillion 10-year infrastructure plan are coming together through the various Budget related documents released throughout the first half of 2017. The first sign of something concrete came in January, when the Trump Administration released a list of projects to the National Governor’s Association entitled Emergency and National Security Projects. These projects were identified as being of the highest priority going forward. The project list carries a total value of US$137.5 billion, and while yet to be confirmed, it is expected that 50% of the funding will come through private investment and that the projects will directly create 193,350 job years.
Michigan State University has started construction on a $60m Business Pavilion, which is scheduled to become operational in 2019.
Online retail giant Amazon is searching for a new site to build its second North American corporate headquarters with an investment of more than $5bn.
Petrofac has won a contract worth over $700m from Sakhalin Energy for its onshore processing facility (OPF) on Sakhalin Island in Russia.
UK-based McCain Foods has broken ground on its new food production facility in Scarborough, UK.
Scentre Group in collaboration with joint owner QICGRE has announced to build 140 specialty stores under their new development, Westfield Coomera, on the northern Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia.
Tech giant Apple has unveiled plans to build a $1.3bn data centre in Iowa, US to better serve North American users of iMessage, Siri, the App Store and other Apple services.
Smithfield Foods has unveiled plans to build a new distribution centre and expand its blast cell cold storage capabilities at its processing facility in Tar Heel, North Carolina.
The developer of the £700m Paradise Birmingham scheme is set to showcase the detailed plans for the next office building at a public exhibition next month.
Emaar Properties has introduced a Dubai Hills Mall, a regional retail and leisure destination located in the Dubai Hills Estate.
Malaysian construction firm Kerjaya Prospek has been awarded a MYR442m ($103m) contract by Aspen Group for main building works for the Vertu Resort project in Malaysia.
Austrian construction firm Strabag has been awarded a contract worth PLN380m (€89m) for the construction of five-building business centre in Cracow, Poland.
Irving Consumer Products has unveiled a plan to construct its new tissue production facility in Macon, Georgia with an investment of $400m.
Japanese property management firm Mori Building has started construction on its new office tower in the Sudirman area of Jakarta, Indonesia.