Marubeni has decided to construct two offshore projects with a combined capacity of 140MW, at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, Japan.
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to provide €72.5m ($80.2m) loan to Vaasa Hospital District for the construction of a new central hospital building in Vaasa, Finland.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has agreed to advance a loan of $150m for infrastructure development in Tajikistan, involving the construction of a 44km stretch of M41 highway.
Metronet, a multi-government agency in Western Australia responsible for managing extensions to Perth's transport network, announced that its Thornlie-Cockburn Link (TCL) project has received state and federal environmental approval.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to finance €600m for the development of €1.77bn Pune metro project in Maharashtra, India.
British property development and investment firm Hammerson has received planning approval from Leeds City Council for the construction of a new 205-bed hotel in Leeds city centre, UK.
Construction has begun on the A$2.4bn ($1.6bn) Parramatta Light Rail project in the Greater Parramatta region of New South Wales (NSW), Australia, with the turning of the first sod.
Consulting engineering group Ramboll has announced the start of construction on Discovery Building at the Rothera Research Station facility in Antarctica to facilitate the British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) on-going climate-related research.
Hammerson, a UK-based real estate investment trust, has secured a resolution to grant planning for 7.5-acre mixed-use Martineau Galleries masterplan in Birmingham City Centre, UK.
US-based real estate firm Crescent Communities along with Starwood Capital Group has announced plans to commence construction on NOVEL Edgehill, a new mixed-use multifamily community in Tennessee, US.
Birmingham Council’s Planning Committee had given its green signal for the redevelopment of Alexander Stadium in preparation for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
The University of Leicester in the UK has broken ground on phase one of the £100m Space Park Leicester, a development aimed at creating a new regional cluster to help advance national space research activities.
The N25 New Ross Bypass scheme has now been officially inaugurated by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Rose Katherine Kennedy Townsend.
UK-based construction firm Kier has been selected by Bradford Council as the preferred bidder to deliver £21m redevelopment of Bradford markets on Darley Street, UK.
UK-based planning and development consultancy Turley, on behalf of Bangor Marine, has submitted plans to the Ards and North Down Borough Council for the development of £50m regeneration project at Queen’s Parade and Marine Gardens in Bangor, UK.
Westdale Real Estate Investment and Management (Westdale), Ivanhoé Cambridge and Hines have broken ground on The Stack, a mixed-use building to be located on Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas.
Marquette University, based in Wisconsin, US, has unveiled plans to build a new home for the university’s College of Business Administration and its innovation leadership programmes, with an investment of $70m.
US-based Willmeng Construction has broken ground on Landing 202, a multi-phase industrial complex in Mesa City, Arizona.
UAE-based private developer Azizi Developments has completed the Samia, its residential and commercial development in Al Furjan, Dubai.
The GelreGroen consortium has signed a contract with Rijkswaterstaat, part of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure & Water Management, for the development of the A12/A15 highway Ressen-Oudbroeken (ViA15) project in the Netherlands.