Manchester City Council has given its approval to One Manchester for the development of 139 low-carbon homes, of which 50% will be made available for social rent.
A team led by UK-based architect Feilden Fowles has won the international competition to design the £16.5m Central Hall building for the National Railway Museum in York, UK.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €480m loan agreement with LG Chem Group’s Polish subsidiary LG Chem Wroclaw Energy to fund the construction of electric vehicle battery production facilities in Wroclaw, Poland.
Sembcorp Design and Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of property group Chip Eng Seng, has been awarded a contract, worth SGD433m ($300.8m) to build biosolid treatment facility for the Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (WRP).
Construction company BAM announced that it has paused all its activities at construction sites across the UK to review working practices necessary to reduce the risks of spreading Covid-19 (coronavirus).
Real estate firm Hines and its joint venture partner Pederson Group announced that they have closed on the land for the development of 325-unit luxury residential property in north Phoenix, Arizona.Located at the northwest corner of Happy Valley Road and 35th Avenue, the multifamily property include six, threeo-storey buildings. An additional one-storey building will include a cloubhouse and a fitness amenity surrounding a pool. In total, Hines plans to develop 318,000ft² of space.The apartment property is expected to include 161 one-bedroom, 140 two-bedroom and 24 three-bedroom apartments. While rent prices have not been confirmed yet, the joint venture partners plan to begin construction of the property in the fourth quarter of this year. The announcement from Hines comes at a time when it has broken ground on Adeline, its first luxury for-rent property in Phoenix. Adeline will be a 25-story, 379-unit high-rise community at the Collier Center in downtown Phoenix.Hines managing director Robert Trujillo said: “Hines jumped at the opportunity to work with our partners on this project on Happy Valley Road. Our luxury multifamily project is positioned well to meet the expanding need for suburban luxury multifamily options in the submarket.” This property of Hines is part of a larger commercial development by Pederson Group which owns the adjacent 167,000ft² Stetson Village shopping center and has plans to develop seven acres of a mix of retail services directly in front of Hines’ multifamily development on Happy Valley Road.Pederson Group CEO Jim Pederson said: “The Pederson Group acquired the 23-acre site from the Arizona State Land Trust. “We sought a quality multifamily developer to partner with us to create a fine mixed-use project. We’re thrilled to work with Hines.”
Spain-based energy company Acciona has announced plans to build what it claims to be the largest wind farm in Australia, the 1,026MW MacIntyre wind complex in Queensland, with an investment of A$1.96bn (€1bn).
The Organizing Committee of the 31st FISU Summer World University Games Chengdu announced that the construction of the main steel structure for the aquatic centre has been completed recently.The committee has announced the completion of steel structure construction of the roof with the water-proof sealing.
Jacobs has been selected to provide technical design and planning advisory services for the Enfield Council’s £6bn Meridian Water regeneration scheme in north London, UK.
Swedish construction company NCC has announced plans to invest more than SEK2.4bn ($237.2m) to build two new healthcare buildings in the country.
A consortium of Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation and Alternative Energy Projects Co. (AEPC) has secured financing for the 500MW Ibri II solar photovoltaic (PV) independent power project (IPP) in Oman.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed an agreement to provide €250m ($268.2m) funding to the Action Logement Group’s subsidiary in’li.
Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) and its joint venture partner Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) have secured planning permission for the £35m fourth phase expansion of the Citylabs health innovation campus in the UK.
UK-based construction company Willmott Dixon has secured a contract to build University of Lincoln’s agri-food research and development (R&D) facility at Peppermint Park in Holbeach, Lincolnshire.
Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor has announced that its subsidiary in Myanmar, Suzuki Thilawa Motor, will build a new automobile plant in the country.
Real estate company Castellum has awarded a contract to Swedish construction and development company Skanska to build new Nordic headquarters for energy firm E.ON in Sweden.
Great Britain’s rail network owner and operator Network Rail has announced Siemens Mobility and Atkins as its partners to introduce in-cab signalling on the southern section of the East Coast Main Line.
Dutch architecture and urban design company MVRDV has been selected to design the 101,300m² Shimao ShenKong International Centre mixed-use development in Shenzhen, China.
The European Commission has announced that the Fehmarn Belt rail-road link, the planned 19km long immersed tunnel, is in-line with EU state aid rules.
SP Energy Networks, a subsidiary of Scottish Power, has secured approval from the UK government to strengthen the North Shropshire Electricity Network scheme.