Birmingham City Council has submitted a planning application for the development of the residential element of the Commonwealth Games Village in Perry Barr, taking Birmingham’s plans to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games a step ahead.
Nordic construction, infrastructure and property development company NCC has secured a contract from municipal property company Örebroporten Fastigheter to construct a cultural district (Kulturkvarteret) in Örebro, Sweden.
A consortium comprising support services and construction group Interserve, fund and asset management firm Equitix and on-campus student accommodation developer and operator Campus Living Villages UK, has won a £105m project from Durham University.
Mace has secured approval from the Sheffield City Council for a mixed-use residential and student development on Hoyle Street in the centre of Sheffield.
International infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has been selected by Brockton Capital to deliver the new, luxury 60 Curzon Street residential scheme.
York Central Partnership has submitted a planning application for York Central, one of the largest city centre brownfield sites in the UK.
Workspace provider HB Reavis has acquired approximately 12,800m² Crossrail over-site development (OSD) at Farringdon West, located in the heart of Clerkenwell in Central London.
UK-based Midas Construction, part of the Midas Group, is building 126 one- and two-bedroom retirement apartments across six blocks in the heart of the regenerated harbour at Portishead, West of Bristol, for retirement property specialists PegasusLife.
Final plans have been submitted to the Swansea Council for Swansea Central Phase One, a £100m development scheme to transform a key area of Swansea city centre between the core shopping district and the Marina.
Willmott Dixon has secured a £46.5m contract from the University of Birmingham to deliver a new home for the School of Engineering.
North Midland Construction has begun work on the final phase of the Anlaby and East Ella Flood Alleviation Scheme (AEEFAS), which is expected to run until mid-2020.
Italian company Permasteelisa has won a €70m ($81m) contract to develop Battersea Phase 3A, a new smart district in London as part of the bigger transformation of Battersea Power Station.
German automobile manufacturer BMW Group will establish a €1bn facility near the town of Debrecen in Hungary as part of the company’s expansion of production network in Europe.
Qatari Diar Europe has broken ground on London’s second Rosewood Hotel at 30 Grosvenor Square, the former site of the US Embassy, in the heart of Mayfair.
Lovell, a UK-based construction company, has signed a development agreement with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council (WHBC) to deliver a £45m regeneration programme in the heart of South Hatfield in Hertfordshire.
BAM Deutschland, the German non-residential operating company of Royal BAM Group, has secured a contract from EDGE Technologies, a Dutch real estate technology company, for the construction of high-tech office building EDGE Grand Central near Berlin Central Station.
The University of Manchester has decided to develop its North Campus site in Manchester city centre into an innovation district over the next 20 years and has secured approval from the board of governors for a proposal to seek a corporate partner for the project.
Manchester City Council’s planning committee has approved the amended design for the arts building, named Guggenheim of the North, which is planned to be built in the heart of Manchester, UK.
Property development firm Linkcity has secured planning approval for its third phase of development at the Hallsville Quarter in Canning Town, London.
UK-based Countryside Properties along with Home Group has been selected as a preferred development partner by Peel Properties to deliver the next phase of the South Kilburn Estate regeneration programme in England, UK.