Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Longfor Properties (Longfor) have extended their cooperation to include two new mixed-use real estate development projects in Chengdu and Shanghai in China, for a total CPPIB commitment of RMB4.2bn ($665m).
Jacobs Engineering Group has secured an infrastructure design contract from the UAE-based Arada Developments for Aljada, a mixed-use project in Sharjah, UAE.
Related Companies, a US-based real estate firm, has selected Aecom as construction manager for The Grand, a mixed-use development in Los Angeles, California.
Supermarket chain Lidl UK has signed a land deal to build its largest distribution centre in the country.
McArthurGlen has appointed McLaren Construction as contractor for the £90m Phase II extension of Ashford Designer Outlet in the UK.
BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group, has been appointed by Miral Asset Management to construct Yas Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Mabani Steel, belonging to the Al Rajhi Building Solutions Group and part of Al Rajhi Holding in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), has won a contract to provide steel structure solutions for the King Avenue Mall mega project.
Dollar General Corporation has announced plans to build a second distribution centre in Gregg County, Texas.
Community retailer Co-op has decided to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018.
British Land, the joint owner of shopping destination Meadowhall, has completed the £60m refurbishment of the centre.
Software giant Microsoft has unveiled plans to overhaul its 500-acre campus in Redmond, Washington.
Sunshine Plaza, a shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia, has submitted an application to the Sunshine Coast Council for setting up a high ropes adventure course as part of the $400m redevelopment currently underway.
Bassuk, a real estate capital intermediary, has arranged $103m construction financing from the Bank of China, New York Branch on behalf of an affiliate of The Moinian Group (TMG) for 572 11th Avenue in New York City.
Kimco Realty Corp, a US-based real estate investment trust, has broken grounds on The Boulevard, a $186m redevelopment of the former Hylan Plaza shopping centre on Staten Island, New York.
Tottenham Hotspur has revealed plans for its mixed-use scheme on Goods Yard site at 44-52 White Hart Lane.
Construction contractor Interserve has been awarded a contract to develop a major mixed-use project, including a new Sainsbury’s superstore in Birmingham, UK.
Real estate developer Penn-Florida Companies has secured $398m in project financing for its five-star urban resort, Via Mizner, located in Downtown Boca Raton in Florida, US.
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.
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.
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.