Unite Students, a manager and developer of student accommodation in the UK, has acquired a site in Oxford for developing an 885-bed scheme to house Oxford Brookes University students.
Shepherd School of Music of Rice University has begun work on a new $100m music building with a groundbreaking ceremony.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is set to provide a loan of €490m for the construction of a children’s hospital in Dublin, Ireland.
Construction of the UK Government Property Hub at Central Square in Cardiff commenced with a ground breaking ceremony, marking the beginning of a two-year project taken up under a public-private alliance.
Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I) has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth more than $95m by Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery (SASREF) for the modernisation and expansion of the refinery in Al-Jubail city, Saudi Arabia.
Dublin-based construction firm John Sisk & Son has won two major contracts from Center Parcs, a European network of holiday villages, for the €233m Center Parcs Longford Forest resort in County Longford, Ireland.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has decided to provide $330m in financing to Afghanistan for completing the national ring road.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) has begun work on a new project to connect Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Road with Umm Lafina and Al Reem Islands.
BP has announced plans to build a third lubricants blending plant in China to meet the growing demand for high quality lubricants in the country.
Infrastructure major Reliance Infrastructure Limited (RInfra) has won two contracts for setting up an integrated LNG terminal and a power project in Bangladesh, both valued at INR50bn ($775m).
British Land, the joint owner of shopping destination Meadowhall, has completed the £60m refurbishment of the centre.
US-based engineering services firm Bechtel has been appointed by Gatwick Airport, an international airport in England, to manage construction of the expansion of Pier 6 in the North Terminal, the largest single project under a £2.7bn investment plan.
BMMJV, a joint venture of Bam Nuttall and Mott MacDonald, has secured a contract to build the £100m Boston Barrier, which will protect more than 14,000 properties from tidal flooding.
An equal stake joint venture of Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) and Belgium-based DEME has won a contract worth €110m for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Martín García channel.
Construction firm Mace has appointed main contractors for two student housing schemes in Exeter and Cardiff.
Polish construction firm Budimex and Spanish company Ferrovial Agroman are set to construct the Raciborz Dolny flood-control dam in southwest Poland.
McLaren Health Care Corporation has unveiled its plans to build a $450m replacement hospital in south Lansing, Michigan and expand its partnership with Michigan State University (MSU).
Crystal Palace Football Club (CPFC), a professional football club in England, has unveiled plans to redevelop Selhurst Park stadium.
Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise (TOGE) has started construction on the permanent, full-scale home for its Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in Arizona, US.
The Foothill Gold Line Construction Authority (Construction Authority) has begun work on the $1.5bn, six-station Foothill Gold Line light rail extension from Glendora to Montclair in California, US.