Millennium Hotels and Resorts, belonging to the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, has broken ground on a new hospitality and residential project called ‘M Social’in Sunnyvale, California, US.
Australian building and construction materials group Boral has agreed to sell its US Block business to Quikrete Holdings for $156m as part of a strategy to focus on its core activities.
The Howard Hughes Corporation has broken ground on ‘A'ali'i’, a mixed-use residential development at the Ward Village in Honolulu, Hawai'i, US.
Qatar Public Works Authority Ashghal has awarded five construction contracts for infrastructure and citizens’ sub-divisions projects in different areas, all worth around QAR2.7bn ($741m), to serve more than 5,192 land plots.
Transport for London has announced a partnership with Pocket Living to construct affordable homes for first-time buyers at a number of its sites.
CALA Homes (West) has acquired the former Jordanhill Campus in Glasgow, Scotland, where it will construct more than 400 homes.
Construction firm Balfour Beatty has been selected by Toll Brothers Apartment Living to manage construction of its mixed-use, multifamily Osprey development located in West Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, US.
UK-based construction firm Balfour Beatty has secured a contract from Urbanest to deliver the Vine Street development; a new £85m mixed-use student accommodation scheme in London, UK.
UK-based Commercial Estates Group (CEG) has filed a planning application for the regeneration of 20-36 High Street Manchester, a vacant building which sits opposite the Arndale Centre.
BESIX Group, Six Construct, a subsidiary of BESIX Group, and TGCC have been awarded the contract to design and build the Bank of Africa Tower.
Construction firm Multiplex has started construction work on Sapphire By The Gardens, a mixed-use project in Melbourne, Australia.
The Spectrum Companies has collaborated with an institutional client of Invesco Real Estate, a real estate investment manager, for the development of a new mixed-use project in Charlotte, North Carolina, US.
European construction technology services group Strabag, through its Danish subsidiary Züblin, has won another turnkey contract for the construction of a building ensemble in the Carlsberg neighbourhood of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Canary Wharf Group has unveiled plans for Wood Wharf, a new urban regeneration project in London, where the group plans to develop the former docks site by redeveloping a 23-acre site into five million ft² of mixed-use space.
US-based builder, developer, designer and real estate manager Ryan Companies has unveiled a concept for the City of Saint Paul’s 122-acre Ford site master plan.
Novelis has broken ground on the $180m expansion of its automotive aluminium manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China.
Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has secured approval from Liverpool City Council’s Planning Committee for its plans to develop the former Royal Mail site on Copperas Hill site into modern student facilities.
Saint Louis University (SLU) has broken ground on the university’s new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Building in the US.
World Wheel has revealed new images and details of Europe’s tallest observation wheel that the company is building on Newcastle Quayside in the UK.
Australia-based developer Steller has unveiled its vision for the $80m redevelopment of the Continental Hotel in Sorrento, Australia.