Austria-based wellbeing organisation Therme Group has secured planning permission from the Trafford Council for the Therme Manchester, a £250m well-being resort in Trafford.
Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract to an undisclosed company for AED450m ($122.5m) upgrade work at the Falcon Junction.
The St. Joe Company, a US-based real estate developer, has broken ground on Watersound Camp Creek, a new residential community in Watersound, Florida.
The Collective, a UK-based a co-living company, has secured $75m in financing from ACRES Capital for the construction of 292 North 8th Street (North 8th), a student housing development in New York, US.
High Speed Two (HS2) is set to begin construction on the ‘interchange’ station to serve Midlands, close to Birmingham International station, the NEC and Birmingham Airport.
The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has signed three new agreements, worth over $2bn, with the Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power to strengthen the country’s energy industry.
The Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has awarded a contract to the US-based engineering services provider Jacobs to provide strategic consultancy services for the proposed new high-speed railway lines between Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö in Sweden.
The US Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group to provide design services for a $605m (£472m) military base in South Korea.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has broken ground on new Aerospace Communications Facility (ACF) at its Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, US.
Indiana University (IU) has broken ground on the new Stephen L. and Connie J. Ferguson International Center in Bloomington, Indiana.
UK-based construction company J F Finnegan has been selected by the University of Sheffield for the construction of Translational Energy Research Centre, a national hub for innovative research into low-carbon energy generation technology.
Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division has agreed to provide £875m (€1bn) development loan for the Olympia London Exhibition Centre regeneration project in the UK.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide a $200m loan to Bangladesh to upgrade the power supply network in its capital Dhaka and the country’s western zone.
BAM Construction has completed construction on office development, dubbed Three Snowhill, in Birmingham, UK, for Irish property development firm Ballymore Properties.
US-based project management services provider Bechtel has secured an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Sempra Energy to build the Port Arthur LNG export terminal in Port Arthur, Texas.
L&T Construction said that its Water & Effluent Treatment Business has secured a design and execution contract for Phase II of Al Dhakhlia Water Transmission System, a water infrastructure project in Oman.
Mill Creek Residential has broken ground on Modera Flagler Village, a luxury high-rise apartment community located in Florida, US.
British construction firm McLaren Group has launched a new residential development business, known as McLaren Living, which will focus on delivering mixed-use, residential developments as well as placemaking schemes in the UK.
Costain, a British construction and engineering services company, has secured a contract from Pale Blue Dot Energy to provide technical consultancy services for the next phase of the UK’s first carbon capture and storage (CCS) project.
Norwegian construction company Veidekke has secured a contract to build the fifth stage of the Humla housing cooperative at Vollebekk in the Bjerke district of Oslo.