Gulf Coast Growth Ventures, a 50/50 joint venture of ExxonMobil and Saudi Basic Industries (SABIC), is set to commence construction on $9bn (£7bn) petrochemical plant in Texas, US in the third quarter of this year.
Rush University Medical Center has broken ground on $450m (£354.7m) cancer and neurosciences centre project in the US.
UK-based construction company Tolent has been selected by the Arlington Richardson Development Partnership for the construction of the Phase One Milburngate project in Durham City, UK.
Sarasota Memorial Hospital (SMH) has secured a zoning amendment approval from the Venice City Council for a new $437m (£345m) hospital in Venice, Florida.
Iberdrola’s Scottish subsidiary ScottishPower has secured planning approval from the Scottish government to build a 50MW super battery at the 539MW Whitelee wind farm near Glasgow, UK.
UK-based property development firm Hammerson has announced its plans to transform Martineau Galleries in Birmingham City Centre, UK into a new mixed-use city centre neighbourhood.
Lendlease has stated construction on a new seven-storey development on the corner of Oxford Street and Newman Street in London’s West End, UK.
The Mayor of London’s Office has granted planning permission for £1.1bn East Bank scheme on Stratford Waterfront at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, UK.
Starcity, a community-based living startup, has secured approvals from the City of San Francisco and the City of San Jose for two large purpose-built coliving projects.
UK-based construction company Ardmore has secured a contract worth £85m to transform the former Southwark Fire Station in London into a major mixed-use development.
Noble Investment Group has broken ground on the Courtyard by Marriott & Element by Westin in Midtown Atlanta, US.
Walker & Dunlop has arranged $121m (£95.2m) financing to Encore Capital Management-controlled private REIT Rescore Property to fund construction of Plantation Walk, a master-planned development in Plantation, Florida, US.
Curtin University in Australia has awarded a contract to a consortium led by InfraRed Capital Partners to deliver the first stage of the university’s new industry and innovation precinct in Perth.
Vietnam-based Fulbright University (Fulbright) has started construction on a new campus in Saigon High Tech Park, a park for high technology enterprises located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
UAE-based architectural firm Brewer Smith Brewer Group (BSBG) has been selected for the role of lead consultant for one of Dubai’s iconic projects, The Island.
Virginia Tech has selected site in Alexandria, Virginia in the US to build its Innovation Campus with an investment of $1bn (£787.6m).
Tift Regional Medical Center (TRMC) has broken ground on a new $152m (£119.7m) expansion project in South Central Georgia, US.
The state government of Queensland in Australia has announced plans to construct a new men’s prison near Gatton in the Lockyer Valley of South East Queensland, with an investment of A$618.863m (£339.5m).
Indian construction giant Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has been awarded EPC contracts for various projects in India.
POMA Group, a France-based Poma ropeway transportation solutions provider, has been awarded a sub contract by Hyundai Engineering & Construction for the Ain Dubai, the world’s tallest observation wheel in Dubai, UAE.