Balfour Beatty Campus Solutions, a developer and operator of infrastructure projects for the college and university market and part of Balfour Beatty Investments, has reached financial close on a public-private partnership project to develop an on-campus housing and dining community at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), US.
Belhasa Six Construct, a Dubai-based subsidiary of Belgian construction company Besix, has won a contract from Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a Free Trade Zone, Government of Dubai Authority, and master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), for the first super tall tower in Uptown Dubai district.
University Partnerships Programme (UPP), a UK-based on-campus residential and academic accommodation infrastructure provider, has reached financial close on a £139.7m deal with the University of Exeter on East Park project.
Nakheel, a property developer based in Dubai, UAE, has commenced construction on a rooftop infinity swimming pool at The Palm Tower, a 52-storey, luxury hotel and residential complex at the heart of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.
Muse Developments, a British company and subsidiary of Morgan Sindall Group, has launched a consultation on plans to create a £150m neighbourhood at Church Wharf in Bolton town centre.
Aldar Properties, a real estate development, management and investment company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has announced the launch of an AED2bn ($545m) mixed-use development, Alreeman, in Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi.
Roy Anderson, a subsidiary of construction company Tutor Perini, has won a contract worth approximately $88m from the Charleston County Aviation Authority for a new five-storey, parking garage at Charleston International Airport in Charleston, South Carolina, US.
American engineering firm Aecom, along with Penoyre & Prasad and White Arkitekter, has been appointed by Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, University College London (UCL) and Moorfields Eye Charity to design the proposed new centre for eye care, research and education.
Data centre company Equinix has unveiled plans to expand Platform Equinix with the construction of SG4, the company’s fourth, $85m International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre in Singapore.
Australian construction firm Lendlease has been selected by Birmingham City Council for a £1.5bn ($2.7bn) project to redevelop the 17-hectare Birmingham Smithfield site in the UK.
UK Environment Agency has secured approval from the planning committee of Hull, a port city in East Yorkshire, England, for the construction of a scheme to protect homes and businesses in the city from flooding from the River Humber.
Town Centre Securities (TCS), a property investor based in Leeds, UK, has submitted a planning application for a 17-storey office and retail development at the Central Square in the Merrion Centre, its largest development project to date.
The University of Chicago will construct a new building, designed by Chicago-based design practice Studio Gang, in Paris to offer greater opportunities for education, research and scholarly engagement across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Lendlease has been appointed as management contractor for a £328.3m heritage project to repair, refurbish and partially restore Grade I-listed Manchester Town Hall, UK.
Nucor, an American company producing steel and related products, has announced plans to build a modern, $1.35bn plate mill in the US Midwest.
British packaging company DS Smith has broken ground on a new facility in Lebanon city of Boone County, Indiana, US.
intu Properties, a British Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), mainly focusing on shopping centre management and development, has appointed Sir Robert McAlpine to deliver the £86m transformation of intu Broadmarsh in Nottingham.
British architectural design and engineering firm Foster + Partners has unveiled designs for a 350m global headquarters of China Merchants Bank in Shenzhen, China.
Arabtec Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding, has won an AED269m ($73m) contract from DAMAC Properties for luxury villas in Dubai’s Akoya community.
CPB Contractors, a CIMIC Group company, has been selected by the NSW Government in Australia to construct the Coffs Harbour Hospital expansion main works.