Articles by WCN Editorial Team

Philippines set to break ground on $6.8bn Metro Manila Subway

22 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Construction on the $6.8bn Metro Manila Subway in the Philippines will commence on 27 February 2019 and as part of the preparatory work, officials of the Department of Transportation (DOTr), led by Secretary Arthur Tugade, inspected the tunnel-boring machines (TBMs) in Japan.

DIP, Lootah to establish industrial manufacturing facility in Dubai

22 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Dubai Industrial Park (DIP) has signed an agreement with Lootah Real Estate Development to establish a 3m ft² pre-built industrial manufacturing development called Senaeyat.

EIB to lend €250m for transport infrastructure in Georgia

22 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a loan of €250m to Georgia to finance an extended upgrade of the East-West Highway, the main artery for long-distance road traffic in the country and part of Europe’s Trans-European Network – Transport (TEN-T) infrastructure.

Weitz breaks ground on new building at Sagewood project in US

22 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

The Weitz Company, a general contractor, construction manager and design-builder in the US, has broken ground on a new phase of Sagewood, which will be the largest addition to the resort-style senior living community in northeast Phoenix since it opened in 2010.

Holcim completes La Union plant expansion ahead of schedule

22 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Cement-maker Holcim Philippines completed the capacity expansion project of its La Union plant two months ahead of schedule in January 2019, strengthening its ability to support the North Luzon market.

Pittsburgh Airport unveils designs for $1.1bn terminal

21 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

The board of directors of the Allegheny County Airport Authority has approved a concept design for the $1.1bn Terminal Modernisation Programme at Pittsburgh International Airport, US.

Port of Tilbury secures approval for new £200m terminal

21 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

The Port of Tilbury, owned by the Forth Ports Group, has received development consent to build Tilbury2, a new £200m port terminal on the River Thames, adjacent to the 930-acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London.

JPI to begin construction on new community in Irving, Texas

21 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

JPI, a multifamily developer in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, is set to begin construction on Jefferson Texas Plaza, a nine-acre development in Irving, adjacent to the University of Dallas.

McAleer, Belfast Council JV win planning permission for mixed-use scheme

21 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Bel Tel, a joint venture between McAleer & Rushe and Belfast City Council, has secured permission from the council’s planning committee for ‘The Sixth’, a £75m redevelopment of the former Belfast Telegraph building in Northern Ireland.

Hargreaves Property selected for Falkirk Gateway project in UK

21 Feb 2019 WCN Editorial Team News

Hargreaves Property Ventures, a development partnership between Hargreaves Services and Fintry Estates, has been appointed by Falkirk Council as preferred developer for the Falkirk Gateway project in the UK.

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