SHoP Architects has been appointed as lead designer for the Brockport Loop Pedestrian Bridge over the Erie Canal in the US state of New York.
US-based real estate private equity firm Stonelake Capital Partners has announced its plan to build a 50-storey residential and office tower on a 0.5-acre land acquired in Downtown Austin, Texas.
Sacramento-headquartered California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has awarded the Cosumnes Bridge Parent Package to US-based infrastructure company Granite as part of the $48m Construction Manager/General Contractor (CMGC) contract for the Cosumnes Bridge Replacement Project in California.
US-based construction firm McShane Construction Company has been selected by real estate developer Crescent Communities to provide construction services for NOVEL Val Vista, a new multi-family community in Gilbert, Arizona.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that Plug Power, a hydrogen fuel cell systems provider, will be constructing a new $125m Innovation Center in New York, US.
US-based infrastructure company Granite has been awarded a $20m contract by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) for the State Route 46 4-Lane Widening Project in Lost Hills.
US-based cold storage developer Tippmann Innovation (Ti) has announced the commencement of construction of a $65m cold storage facility in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
US-based builder of luxury homes Toll Brothers, through its Toll Brothers Campus Living rental division, and investment management firm Harrison Street have formed a joint venture to develop Canvas, a 263-unit, 826-bed luxury student housing community in Arizona.
Ryan Companies, along with LCS and Harrison Street, has announced closing of finance and commencement of construction of Clarendale Six Corners, a senior living community in Chicago, the US.
French civil engineering firm Colas and Parsons have been awarded a contract by the City of Edmonton for the extension of light rail (LRT) line in Edmonton, Canada.
Wind energy producer EDP Renováveis (EDPR) has secured a total financing of €112m from European Investment Bank and BPI for the construction of two onshore wind farms in Portugal.Out of the €112m raised, €65m is being provided by EIB, with the remaining amount from BPI.The two wind farms, located in the districts of Coimbra and Guarda, in total will have a nominal capacity of 125MW.Banco BPI is co-financing these projects.The financing by EIB is being supported by European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI).EDPR will design, build and operate the two medium-scale wind farms - Tocha II and Sincelo.Once operational, Tocha II and Sincelo projects will have a capacity of 33MW and 92MW, respectively.The Tocha II wind farm will be built in the municipality of Cantanhede in Coimbra district, close to the Atlantic coast.Sincelo wind farm will be located along the municipalities of Pinhel and Guarda, in Guarda district.During construction phase, the projects are expected to provide temporary employment to 560 people.EIB Portugal operations vice president Ricardo Mourinho Félix said: “This flagship project strengthens our partnership with EDP Renováveis and reinforces the Bank's commitment to promoting climate action, economic development and cohesion. Supporting Portugal’s decarbonisation targets, while boosting growth and job creation, is one of the EIB’s main priorities. “If we want the post-Covid economic recovery to be green and inclusive, it is key to foster the supply of renewable energy and its broad based utilisation by productive sector and by our citizens.”The two wind farms are expected to help Portugal achieve its Energy and Climate Plan targets that expect at least 47% of total energy consumption to come from renewable sources by 2030.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------The two onshore wind farms will be located in the districts of Coimbra and Guarda, Portugal. (Credit: EDPR)
A joint venture of Granite and Kraemer North America has secured a construction manager/general contractor (CM/GC) contract for the $125m Bay City Bridges Project Michigan, US.
Canada-based PCL Construction has secured a contract worth C$48m ($37.6m) to construct a new South Bow Bridge over the Bow River on southeast Stoney Trail in Calgary, Alberta.
Construction firm Skanska has secured a contract worth about $392m from Penn District Station Developer to renovate Pennsylvania Station Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) concourse in New York, US.
Construction and development firm Skanska has been awarded a contract to lead construction for the new $187m Orlando Health Jewett Orthopedic Institute in downtown Orlando in the US. The new 371,000ft² combined inpatient and outpatient facility, which will be dedicated to the care of orthopaedic patients, will comprise a newly planned eight-storey building featuring 75 inpatient rooms and 10 operating rooms.
Rhode Island, US-based casino operator Bally's has signed a framework agreement with Ira Lubert to jointly design, develop, construct and manage a Category 4 licensed casino in Pennsylvania.