Transport for London (TfL) has secured approval from the Ealing Council for its proposal to deliver 852 new homes at Bollo Lane, Acton.
Sawafi Borets, a joint venture of Sawafi Al-Jazeera Oilfield Products & Services and Russia’s Borets International, has broken ground on a 21,000m2 headquarters and production facility in the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) of the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
Perth-based construction company Multiplex Constructions has been awarded the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) tender for the second stage development of the Joondalup Health Campus in Perth, Western Australia.
Eric Wright Civil Engineering (EWCE) has been appointed as the main contractor for public realm infrastructure on the next phase of Northbank neighbourhood of Peel L&P’s Wirral Waters scheme in the UK.
UK-based construction firm McAleer & Rushe has been appointed as the contractor for a £47m office development project in Leeds city centre, the UK.
UK-based financial services firm Legal & General and the University of Oxford have secured planning consent for a new £200m life sciences building.
A commercial scheme, designed by Bennetts Associates and Divercity Architects for Greek developer Dimand, has secured permission from the planning authorities in Athens, Greece.
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.
Real estate developer SRV is set to start construction of an extension to Open Innovation House property in Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland, this month.
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.
Swedish property company Wihlborgs is set to commence construction of its next office project, Kvartetten (Pulpeten 5), in Hyllie.
US-based cold storage developer Tippmann Innovation (Ti) has announced the commencement of construction of a $65m cold storage facility in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
UK-based real estate investment company Tellon Capital has secured planning permission for the redevelopment of Cassiobury House at Watford Junction, the UK.
Property Alliance Group (Alliance) in a joint venture (JV) with a private investment firm Starwood Capital Group has acquired a prime city centre site on Deansgate road, Manchester, UK.
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.
L&T Construction, the construction subsidiary of Indian firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has announced that its Buildings & Factories business unit has secured a contract to build an office project in Mumbai, India.
Winvic Construction has been selected to undertake work on two projects around Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham, UK.
UK-based construction and property services company Willmott Dixon has secured a contract from property developer Cubex to build a £63m residential scheme at Finzels Reach in Bristol.
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)