Plans submitted for £112m Leeds flood defence project

11 Dec 2018 | Europe

Leeds City Council has submitted plans for the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme to reduce flood risk along the River Aire in the UK.

Cubex unveils plans for £140m mixed-use scheme in UK

11 Dec 2018 | Europe

Bristol developer Cubex has unveiled plans to transform the former headquarters site of Avon Fire and Rescue in Bristol city centre into a £140m mixed-use scheme, which will form the next phase of the Finzels Reach quarter.

ACC, Walt Disney World break ground on $630m student housing scheme

10 Dec 2018 | North America

American Campus Communities (ACC), which owns, manages and develops student housing communities in the US, and Walt Disney WorldResorthave broken ground on a $630m residential community for participants of the Disney College Program, known as Disney Internships & Programs.

Weston Homes plans £300m mixed-use project in Norwich, UK

10 Dec 2018 | Europe

Weston Homes, along with landowner Columbia Threadneedle, has secured a Resolution to Grant planning permission from Norwich City Council for the regeneration of Anglia Square in central Norwich, UK, into a £300m mixed-use urban quarter.

Watpac wins $148m contract to build ACU’s facility in Melbourne

7 Dec 2018 | Oceania

Australian construction and civil engineering company Watpac has won a A$206m ($148.5m) design and build contract for the Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building at Australian Catholic University (ACU) in Melbourne, Australia.

ACC begins construction on student housing project in US

5 Dec 2018 | North America

American Campus Communities (ACC), which owns, manages and develops student housing, has commenced construction on a new on-campus student housing development in a public-private partnership (PPP) with San Francisco State University (SFSU).

Meritex breaks ground on final phase of logistics centre expansion in US

5 Dec 2018 | North America

The Meritex Company has broken ground on the final phase of expansion of CLT Logistics Center, located near the Charlotte Douglas International Airport, North Carolina, US.

UK to establish innovation hub to focus on VR in construction sector

4 Dec 2018 | Europe

The UK government will invest £72m to establish a Core Innovation Hub (CIH), which will focus on the use of Virtual reality, digital design and offsite manufacturing technologies to revolutionise the UK construction industry.

EIB, Polish bank BGK to finance POSEJDON service complex in Poland

4 Dec 2018 | Europe

Polish company Porto, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are financing POSEJDON office and service complex, a modern and pro-ecological construction project planned in Szczecin, Poland.

YIT to deliver €400m urban development project in Finland

3 Dec 2018 | Europe

Finnish construction firm YIT has been selected as the construction and development partner for Garden Helsinki, an urban development project in Finland.

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