Taiwan-based Formosa Petrochemical has selected St James Parish in Louisiana, US, to establish a $9.4bn chemical manufacturing complex for which the company has purchased a 2,400-acre site along the west bank of the Mississippi river.
Italian company Saipem has secured new contracts in offshore drilling and offshore engineering and construction (E&C), worth approximately $190m, from various companies.
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler (HFF), a US-based provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services, has announced the closing of a $260m construction loan for 202 Broome Street at Essex Crossing in Manhattan, US.
BAM Construction has secured an order from developer Argent for the construction of a 190,000ft² office project known as S1 scheme at Kings Cross in London.
GVA Second London Wall has been appointed as the project manager for the £1.25bn redevelopment of the Thameside 22-acre Stag Brewery site in Mortlake, southwest London.
French pharmaceutical company Sanofi is investing €350m (CAD$500m) for the construction of a new vaccine manufacturing facility at the Sanofi Pasteur Canadian headquarters in Toronto, Ontario.
Google has broken ground on a $600m data centre on the old TVA Widow’s Creek coal plant site in Bridgeport, Jackson County, Alabama.
India’s business conglomerate Essel Group has submitted a proposal to the Greater London Authority (GLA) to purchase a 62-acre brownfield site in east London’s Royal Docks from The Silvertown Partnership to redevelop the site as part of the regeneration of the Silvertown district in London.
A joint venture of Mace and Jacobs has been appointed as the UK government’s delivery partner for the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.
L&T Construction, the construction arm of Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won orders worth INR58.74bn ($902m) in India and abroad.
ADNOC Refining, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded two contracts worth $3.5bn to Samsung Engineering.
Bouygues Construction and Colas Rail, a subsidiary of the Colas Group, have acquired Switzerland-based Alpiq Engineering Services from the Alpiq Group for CHF850m ($900.47m), which includes CHF700m ($741.51m) for Bouygues Construction and CHF150m ($158.89m) for Colas Rail.
Australian real estate investment trust Dexus has received approval from the state government of Queensland, Australia to go ahead with the second stage of its proposal to transform Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier into a business and leisure destination.
Sofidel, involved in the manufacture of tissue paper for hygienic and domestic use, has initiated a new greenfield investment in Inola, Oklahoma, US, to build an integrated plant that includes both the paper mill and converting lines.
UK-based affordable housing provider Metropolitan has secured approval from the planning committee of Lambeth Council for the development of more than 2,500 new homes and community facilities at Clapham Park in south London.
A consortium led by Bouygues Immobilier UrbanEra, the development arm of Bouygues Group, has been appointed as the preferred development team by the Ville de Charenton and Grand Paris Amenagement for the Charenton-Bercy project in Paris, France.
Facebook is set to invest $750m in a new data centre in Stanton Springs, Georgia, US, over the next five years, and create at least 100 full-time jobs, including positions in engineering and management, as well as opportunities for data centre technicians.
SK Innovation has broken ground on a KRW840bn ($784m) electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in Komarom in the state of Komarom-Esztergom, about 110km northwest of Budapest, Hungary.
UAE-based construction firm Arabtec Holding has won a contract worth AED424m ($115m) from DAMAC Properties to construct 916 villas in AKOYA Oxygen Master Development in Dubai, UAE.
UAE-based developer Nakheel has announced that construction of Nakheel Mall, the AED1.2bn ($326.7m) retail and entertainment destination on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, is now 85% complete, with fit out also in progress at the mall’s outlets.