Online retailer Amazon announced that it is building a new fulfilment centre in Memphis, Tennessee.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has selected Axiom Space, a US-based space station manufacturer, to design, build and launch the commercial space station on the International Space Station (ISS).
The Chiofaro Company, a US-based privately-held independent firm, and Kohn Pederson Fox Associates (KPF) have unveiled plans for $1.2bn Boston Harbor Tower, dubbed The Pinnacle at Central Wharf, on the Boston Harbor waterfront.
CarbonCure Technologies, a Canada-based cleantech company, has completed the installation of a new deicing pad, the East Deicing Apron, at YYC Calgary International Airport using CarbonCure Concrete technology.
Sacred Heart University (SHU) has unveiled plans to build $60m hockey and skating arena at its West Campus in Fairfield, Connecticut.
US Navy’s Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) has broken ground on a project to renovate the Dry Dock 4 located in Virginia, US.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide (VAC) is planning to build new global corporate headquarters in Orlando, Florida in the US.
JLL Capital Markets, on behalf of a joint venture between affiliates of US-based real estate firm Hines, APG Groep NV and Dune Real Estate Partners, has secured $870m loan to fund the first phase of the South Station redevelopment in Massachusetts, US.
US-based Columbia Property Trust is set to commence construction on a vertical expansion of Class-A office property, named 80 M Street, in Washington, DC.
Stack Infrastructure, a data centre developer, has partnered with Peterson Companies, a real estate company, for the development of a new data centre campus in Manassas, Virginia.
US-based Greystar Real Estate Partners (Greystar) has announced its Class-A mixed-use development project in Boston, US.
US-based Forest Development has secured approval from the Town of Lake Park in Florida for the construction of luxury condominium project, dubbed Nautilus 211, featuring mixed-use components.
The St. Joe Company and Flournoy Development Company have formed a joint venture for the development of a new 300-unit apartment community in Panama City Beach, Florida.
Oxford Properties Group, a real estate investor, developer and manager, along with Alberta Investment Management (AIMCo) has unveiled its plan for a new 130-acre mixed-use community in Mississauga, Canada.
Embrey Partners, a US-based real estate developer, is set to commence construction on a new multifamily project, dubbed The Elm at River Park, in Fort Worth, Texas later this month.
US-based real estate development firm Hendricks Commercial Properties has secured $59m financing for the construction of the Bottleworks District, a mixed-use development in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans for new supportive housing development, named The Rise, in Brownsville, US.
Japanese automaker Toyota has completed its $1.3bn modernisation project at its Indiana plant, where 550 new jobs will be created.
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.
US-based non-profit housing developer Plymouth Housing has broken ground on new housing development, 2nd & Mercer, in Seattle, Washington.