Bolton Council and Beijing Construction and Engineering Group International (BCEGI) have agreed on heads of terms for the Chinese company to join a consortium that will execute the £1bn town centre regeneration project.
A joint venture of Australian student accommodation provider Campus Living Villages (CLV) and British fund manager of core infrastructure assets Equitix has been appointed by the University of Bristol for new accommodation projects.
UK-based consultancy and construction company Mace has secured approval from South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge City planning authorities for a 200,000ft² commercial development on the site of Cambridge Science Park.
Wärtsilä will construct a €200mSmart Technology Hub, a new centre of research, product development and production, in Vaskiluoto, Vaasa, Finland.
LyondellBasell has broken ground on the largest propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant in the US.
Swedish construction company NCC has signed an agreement with Danica Pension to build 50 apartments in Hellerup, just north of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions and Dallas-based developer Wynne/Jackson have completed the second phase of a mixed-use development project to expand the housing options available to students at the University of Texas at Dallas, US.
Contractor Multiplex has achieved a construction milestone with the topping out of the tallest of the three towers of Yuhu Group Australia’s Jewel mixed-use scheme in Gold Coast in the State of Queensland.
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.
US-based Cone Health has achieved a milestone in the construction of a 196,000ft² project at The Moses H Cone Memorial Hospital in North Carolina with the topping out of the Women’s Hospital.
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.
Canadian construction services company EllisDon Infrastructure Healthcare (EllisDon) has reached financial close on the CAD1.2bn ($913m) West Park Healthcare Centre.
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.
Exact Sciences and University Research Park (URP) have broken ground on a 138,000ft² building, Innovation One, which will serve as Exact Sciences’ corporate headquarters, in Madison, Wisconsin.
Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) has broken ground on an additional facility called Summit under a $1.7bn project.
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.
UAE-based DAMAC Properties has signed an agreement with Radisson Hotel Group (RHG) to launch Radisson Hotel, Dubai DAMAC Hills, on the Trump International Golf Club Dubai at DAMAC Hills.
Mill Creek Residential has broken ground on Modera Framingham, a luxury apartment community in Downtown Framingham 20 miles west of Boston.