Plans have been unveiled for a casino and deluxe destination resort in East Taunton, Massachusetts.The project, dubbed First Light, is estimated to cost $500m. Work will be carried out in phases, with phase one involving construction of the casino, restaurants, entertainment and retail offerings. This phase is expected to be completed by the middle of next year.Plans for other phases will include the construction of three hotels, a parking garage, as well as a water park.The project is being financially backed by the Genting Group of Malaysia. It is also anticipated to create at least 1,000 construction jobs, and about 2,600 permanent jobs.The project is expected to break ground by April, subject to state approval.
Tutor Perini has won contracts from Related Companies and Oxford Properties Group for the construction of 15 Hudson Yards (Tower D) and The Shops & Restaurants (Retail Complex) at Hudson Yards in New York.The construction value managed by Tutor Perini for the two projects is worth about $1.2bn.The 70-storey, 960,000 sq ft 15 Hudson Yards building will be the first residential building at Hudson Yards. Expected to open in 2018, the building will feature 391 for-sale and rental residences, along with other amenities including an Equinox Fitness Club, and social and entertaining venues.The seven-storey Retail Complex will cover 1m sq ft area. The property, expected to open in 2018, will be home to The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards.Tutor Perini Building Group executive vice president and CEO Craig Shaw said: “We are proud to be working with Related and Oxford on the Hudson Yards development, the largest privately funded development project in US history, and we are pleased to continue our work on the newest Hudson Yards buildings currently under construction.”
Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations has broken ground on a project to expand its passenger tyre manufacturing facility in Wilson, North Carolina.
Washington Adventist Hospital has broken ground on a new $331m hospital in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Taubman Centers has revealed plans for a $500m renovation of Beverly Center in Los Angeles, US.
Construction work has commenced on the first phase of the new multi-billion dollar Miami Worldcenter mixed-use urban development in Florida, US.
The Ratkovich Company and Jerico Development have unveiled plans for a $100m redevelopment of the 30-acre Ports O' Call Village along the Los Angeles Waterfront in San Pedro, Los Angeles.
Barka Desalination Company has inked a contract with government-owned entity Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) to construct and operate a new seawater desalination plant at Barka in the northern area of Oman.
Tutor Perini Building, a subsidiary of Tutor Perini, has won a $285m contract from Pechanga Development to expand the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California.
Dallas-based development firm KDC is set to start work on a new office building as part of a new $200m West Love mixed-use project near Dallas Love Field Airport, Texas.
Triangle Equities has broken ground on its $200m Lighthouse Point project on Staten Island, New York.
Omni Hotels & Resorts has broken ground on a new $289m hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.
Canadian wood-based panel products company Norbord has invested $135m to upgrade and expand its OSB mill in Inverness, Scotland.
Ground has been broken on the new $330m Rivers Casino and Resort project in Schenectady, New York.
Construction is underway on GO Transit’s new $859.2m East Rail Maintenance Facility in Whitby, Ontario.
Construction work has begun on the $105m Two Light Apartments project in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Ground has been broken on Cowlitz Tribe’s new $510m casino-resort in Washington, US.
Petrochemicals manufacturer Shell Chemical has broken ground on its $717m linear alpha olefins manufacturing plant in Geismar, Louisiana.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has received $265m in funding for the development of 160 Leroy Street luxury condominium project in Manhattan, New York.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF) has secured a $225m construction loan for Madison Centre, a 37-story, 753,869 sq ft, trophy office project in the central business district of Seattle.