Swedish construction company NCC and Danish real estate rental agency ATP Ejendomme have signed an agreement to refurbish and expand Nordea’s former headquarters in Copenhagen and convert it into the Hilton Copenhagen City Center.
Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has been appointed by Alinta Energy as its EPC partner for the construction of West Australia’s biggest wind farm by mid-2020.
Dutch firm Arcadis has been selected as managing partner of Elevated Solution Partners, a joint venture with Jacobs and Ardmore Roderick, to serve as owner’s representative of Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) for the first phase of the Red and Purple Modernization (RPM) programme.
Flatiron Construction, a major infrastructure contractor based in the US, has been named apparent low bidder on the Redlands Passenger Rail project in San Bernardino County, California.
Saudi Aramco has signed an agreement with Norinco Group and Panjin Sincen to form a joint venture to establish a $10bn, fully integrated refining and petrochemical complex in Panjin, Liaoning Province, China.
Cement-maker Holcim Philippines completed the capacity expansion project of its La Union plant two months ahead of schedule in January 2019, strengthening its ability to support the North Luzon market.
The Weitz Company, a general contractor, construction manager and design-builder in the US, has broken ground on a new phase of Sagewood, which will be the largest addition to the resort-style senior living community in northeast Phoenix since it opened in 2010.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a loan of €250m to Georgia to finance an extended upgrade of the East-West Highway, the main artery for long-distance road traffic in the country and part of Europe’s Trans-European Network – Transport (TEN-T) infrastructure.
Dubai Industrial Park (DIP) has signed an agreement with Lootah Real Estate Development to establish a 3m ft² pre-built industrial manufacturing development called Senaeyat.
Construction on the $6.8bn Metro Manila Subway in the Philippines will commence on 27 February 2019 and as part of the preparatory work, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), led by Secretary Arthur Tugade, inspected the tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) in Japan.
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.
JPI, a multifamily developer in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, is set to begin construction on Jefferson Texas Plaza, a nine-acre development in Irving, adjacent to the University of Dallas.
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.
The Port of Tilbury, owned by the Forth Ports Group, has received development consent to build Tilbury2, a new £200m port terminal on the River Thames, adjacent to the 930-acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London.
The board of directors of the Allegheny County Airport Authority has approved a concept design for the $1.1bn Terminal Modernisation Programme at Pittsburgh International Airport, US.
Auburn University, Alabama, will construct Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center, a transformative complex that will blend a learning environment with a luxury boutique hotel and restaurant.
McAleer & Rushe, a developer and contractor based in Northern Ireland, has secured planning permission for a £85m scheme to develop two multi-million-pound hotels in Birmingham and Glasgow City Centre.
Waypoint Residential, an integrated real estate investment firm that focuses on the US rental housing sector, has commenced work on six projects for a total investment of more than $325m.
Tutor Perini/O&G Joint Venture has received a notice of intent from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the award of a $1.4bn contract for the Purple Line Extension Section 3 Stations project.
Highways England has unveiled plans for a major new road and a three-tier junction at the Black Cat roundabout in Bedfordshire to improve east-west road link and journeys on the A1, the A421 and the A428.