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.
CPB Contractors, a subsidiary of CIMIC Group, has been selected by the government of South Australia for the construction of three regional transport infrastructure projects under the Port Wakefield to Port Augusta Regional Projects Alliance (RPA).
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has broken ground on the $44m Nexus Center, a recreation and sporting complex in downtown Utica.
Admares, a real estate developer using marine, offshore, land and modular construction techniques, has partnered with Porsche Consulting for the construction of a new commercial property in Brooklyn, New York City.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has signed an agreement with Delta Air Lines and JFK International Air Terminal (JFKIAT), the operator of Terminal 4 at the John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport in New York, on key terms for the $3.8bn Terminal 4 redevelopment project.
Hines, in partnership with Singapore-based Pontiac Land Group and Goldman Sachs Investment Group, has completed the construction on 53 West 53 condominium tower in the US.
US-based Greystar Real Estate Partners (Greystar) has announced its Class-A mixed-use development project in Boston, US.
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans for new supportive housing development, named The Rise, in Brownsville, US.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has selected design firm Stantec to lead the design for the $129m Battery Coastal Resilience Project in the US.Spanning one-third of a mile of waterfront along the 25-acre Battery Park, the project forms part of the City’s Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency initiative that aims to protect Lower Manhattan from the impacts of rising sea levels as a result of climate change.For the project, Stantec will be responsible for the lead design plans for a reconstructed wharf at the southern tip of Manhattan. The wharf will raise the waterfront esplanade approximately 5ft above its current elevation to protect the park and nearby community.Stantec principal-in-charge Brian O’Donnell said: “Current sea level rise projections show that the Battery sits in a particularly vulnerable location and needed wharf reconstruction provides a timely opportunity to protect the Battery’s unique character and usability for years to come.”Stantec expects that the four-year project to play a critical role in the growing network of resiliency reinforcements in Lower Manhattan while ensuring usability over the next 80 years.Stantec landscape architecture discipline leader Gary Sorge said: “Increases in extreme weather events are bringing resiliency to the top of city agendas across the world.“Stantec is in a strong position to meet those needs and has been bringing forward both green and grey infrastructure solutions that will protect the drivers of our economies—our cities. It takes a truly interdisciplinary approach to make communities both resilient and livable for future generations.”Stantec’s New York City office will lead the interdisciplinary design. The work will include landscape architecture, waterfront engineering, and environmental review backed by several speciality contractors. Design is planned to be completed in 18 months.In December 2019, a Stantec-led team was selected by the City of Baton Rouge, Louisiana for the $312.6m traffic and community enhancements project in the city.
American Airlines and British Airways have begun work on upgrades and additions to Terminal 8 at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced its plans to invest $51.5bn under its 2020-2024 Capital Plan, seeking design-build teams to bring full vertical accessibility across 23 stations in five boroughs.
UK-based mixed-use development and urban regeneration company Muse Developments has been selected by City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council for the construction of One City Park office building in Bradford city centre, England.
Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS), a non-profit healthcare system in Central New York, US, has broken ground on a new $480m regional medical centre in Downtown Utica, New York.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to convert Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center North Campus in Central Brooklyn into a 266-unit affordable housing development.
The Torc Housing Partnership consortium plans to build 465 new sustainable social housing units in Ireland that will entail an investment of more than €130m ($144m).
The University of Texas at Austin, Oak View Group (OVG), C3 Presents, Live Nation Entertainment and Matthew McConaughey Partner have broken ground on $338m sports and entertainment arena, named Moody Center, in Austin, Texas.
US state Rhode Island Governor Gina Marie Raimondo and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien have announced plans for a $400m downtown redevelopment project.
Swedish construction company Skanska has signed an agreement with Virginia Hospital Center to build a new outpatient pavilion and parking garage in Arlington in the US state of Virginia.
The Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) has approved a proposed lease agreement for a $7.4bn The New Terminal One at the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, US.
German rail manufacturing firm Siemens Mobility has selected UK-based engineering and design company Arup and AHR Architects to design a £200m ($258m) rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.