Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has received funding approval from the state government for the construction of the $121m STEM education facility at the campus.
Ground has been broken on a new $60m Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) station to serve the Green Line at Damen Avenue and Lake Street in the city of Chicago, US.
The Board of Governors of Wayne State University has approved the construction of a $25m basketball arena at its athletic complex in Detroit, Michigan.
Matrix Service, a subsidiary of Matrix Service Company, has been awarded a contract by energy services firm Piedmont Natural Gas to construct $250m liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Robeson County, North Carolina, US.
United States Steel (US Steel) is set to invest more than $1bn for the construction of a new sustainable endless casting and rolling facility at its Edgar Thomson Plant in Braddock, Pennsylvania, and a cogeneration facility at its Clairton Plant in Clairton, Pennsylvania.
ExxonMobil has decided to move ahead with $2bn expansion project at its Baytown petrochemical complex located along the Houston Ship Channel in Texas, US.
Browning Investments and JC Hart have announced a joint venture for the development of 250 luxury apartments and 15,000ft² of street-level commercial space in Discovery Park District, a 400-acre $1bn-plus development on the west side of Purdue University campus in Indiana, US.
Canadian developer and builder Broccolini has broken ground on 58-storey Victoria sur le Parc, which is set to become the tallest residential tower in Montreal.
East West Connectors (EWC) has been awarded a contract worth €1.7bn ($1.9bn) to extend the Confederation light rail line in Ottawa, Canada.
A team led by US-based engineering and construction firm Fluor has completed construction on the 11-mile third commuter rail, Gold Line (G Line), of the Denver Eagle Public-Private Partnership (P3) Commuter Rail Project.
Canadian construction giant Aecon-led consortium, named West Corridor Constructors, has reached financial close on the expansion project of Highway 401 within the western part of the Greater Toronto Area, Canada.
Pennsylvania-based West Chester University has broken ground on a new $130m Sciences & Engineering Center and The Commons facility.
New York City officials, along with local elected officials and community stakeholders, have broken ground on a new mixed-use development in East Harlem, New York City.
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) has awarded a contract to James Construction Group to build a new access road into Barksdale Air Force Base from the I-20/I-220 interchange in Bossier Parish in the US.
The St. Joe Company, a real estate development firm, has unveiled plans to build, own and operate a new office build at Beckrich Office Park located in Panama City Beach, Florida.
Real estate development company Catellus Development and the US-based construction firm Mortenson have broken ground on new eight-storey dual-branded hotel in the Novus Innovation Corridor in Tempe, Arizona in the US.
Roy Anderson, a subsidiary of Tutor Perini, has secured a $200m contract from Delaware North for the Southland Gaming Casino and Hotel Project in West Memphis, Arkansas.
The University of California (UC) Hastings College of the Law has selected US-based property developer, investor and manager, Greystar Real Estate Partners as the master developer for $450m multi-phase academic village development.
Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Company (RLW), a subsidiary of Sterling Construction Company, has secured a contract worth about $23m to build a highway stretch in Utah, US.
thyssenkrupp Elevator has broken ground on new Innovation and Qualification Center (IQC) in Atlanta, US.