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Wates Construction wins £100m Leeds Central Square contract

The 22,000 sq ft development includes an 11-storey office scheme as well as retail and leisure facilities

Brookfield Multiplex and John Laing win Perth Stadium contract

The WESTADIUM consortium was named preferred bidder for the 60,000-seat stadium and Sports Precinct by the State Government, fending off two rival bids which also satisfied criteria

Arabtec wins its biggest ever contract

The latest mega project for the Middle East and North Africa specialist contractor is the construction of 37 new towers for Aabar in Abu Dhabi & Dubai for a value of $6 billion

Arabtec awarded $705m Abu Dhabi contract

The Persian Gulf's largest construction company is tasked with building a 32,000 sqm mixed development consisting of two towers of residential space and facilities in Al Reem Island

Skanska signs $54m Bellevue tower contract

Multifamily 11-storey construction in Washington, USA, will comprise 28,000 square metres, and achieve LEED certification

Unprecedented €11.6bn Russian development

Unprecedented €11.6 billion St Petersburg development involves Turner and Townsend and Mace as Russia looks to replace Soviet-era buildings

Bentley Systems' London Office wins LEED Silver

Bentley Also Joins Major Employers in U.S. Department of Energy's Workplace Charging Challenge for Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Narec Facilities triumph at Construction Awards

The contractor responsible for constructing the three new test facilities at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumberland, has been awarded a top accolade for the expertise and precision employed during the project.

BAM Construction secures £12.5 million Leeds project

European construction giant will take on the new Leeds Children's home project worth £12 million having been a hit with Leeds council in the past

'Significant' power output upgrade for Sultanate of Oman

Altaaqa Global has successfully installed 24MWs of temporary power in the Sultanate of Oman. Taking only 4 days to complete, the power project was one of the fastest installations in the history of the equipment rental industry.

Korean construction giant establishes US base

GS Engineering and construction, one of the largest construction firms in the Far East, is to establish its Americas operational base in Houston, Texas, the company has announced

Korean construction giant establishes US base

GS Engineering and construction, one of the largest construction firms in the Far East, is to establish its Americas operational base in Houston, Texas, the company has announced

Holcim and Heidelberg complete cement takeover

Two cement giants have increased their holdings in cement Australia, with Heielberg cement taking the majority

McGraw-Hill launches premium industry forecaster

McGraw-Hill construction launches dodge marketshare to enable construction industry execs to forecast more accurately and maximize market opportunities

Commonwealth Fellowship cements Lafarge's reputation

Lafarge cement has been chosen as the standardbearer for the Commonwealth Fellowship due to its worldwide prestige

BAM takes the lead in carbon efficiency

BAM construction has been named as the most carbon efficient contractor by the Environment Agency

3D Print: Avoiding infringement, protecting your rights

As 3d printing looms larger and larger on the horizons of the construction industry, fundamental ownership rules have to be deciphered, writes Annie Lachmansingh

Skanska boss to advise government industry strategy

Business leaders continue to be given opportunities to advise the UK government on industry strategy, with Skanska boss Mike Putnam the latest to join the list

Excellence in Construction Awards End Year on High

The year of 2012 comes together in recognising builders and contractors who have made it one to treasure

Brazil's best foot forward

João Martins, Business Director at Brazil's foremost construction giants Andrande Gutierrez, talks to Construction Digital about projects, prospects, and Brazil's potential

Bauma reflects rise of East with Indonesian focus

The selection of Indonesia as the partner nation for Bauma 2013 reflects the inexorable shift of power from West to East in the global construction industry

Stockholm launch for WSP Future Cities

The hot-topic of sustainable future-cities continues to trend as WSP hold their own seminar on the reality of future cities tonight in Stockholm

Sustainable seats for Brazil's Soccer stadia

Latin American furniture magnates Giroflex-forma has installed the first of its sugarcane seats into the Morumbi stadium, in an effort to bolster the stadium's green credentials ahead of the upcoming sporting extravaganza in the land of yellow green and blue

Victoria's reputation under threat after industrial action

One of the largest construction firms in Australia, Grocon, has locked horns with one of the country's most powerful trade unions

U.S. Census - Densest Cities are in the West

Los Angeles tops the list of the densest United States urban areas

Multifamily Housing to Lead U.S. Sector in 2012

With multi-unit properties on the rise, housing will aid industry growth for the first time in more than seven years

Building Collapse in Beirut Kills Dozens

At least 27 people have been killed after an apartment complex collapsed on Tuesday

Best of '11: World's Tallest Prefab Building Proposed

Forest City Ratner unveils design for a towering prefabricated residential complex in Atlantic Yards

World's Tallest Prefab Building Proposed

Forest City Ratner unveils design for a towering prefabricated residential complex in Atlantic Yards

Congress Slashes Affordable Housing Budget

Lawmakers cut funding to HOME initiative aimed at low-income housing development and down-payment assistance

Apartment Building Permits Rebounding

Building permits for apartment complexes have risen to the highest levels since 2008

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Dermody Properties Brings Economic Vitality to Sauk Village

Industrial Buildings Find New Life through Renovation

Although Commonwealth Ventures and Elkus Manfredi Architects are currently working together on the $35 million renovation of the Art Deco building in Boston, the two companies have joined forces before for the renovation of the American Brewery Lofts on 251 Heath Street in the Mission Hill neighborhood.

MiMA, a 63-story Mixed Use Glass Tower, Opens in Manhattan

Bosa Properties Unveils Plans for 2nd Largest building in BC, Canada

Baniyas to Develop Abu Dhabi's 2030 Tower

Skanska Begins Phase 2 of Västermalms Strand Green Housing Project

Skanska, one of largest construction companies in Sweden and a global leader in green building, has begun the second phase of the Västermalms Strand housing project in Stockholm. The project is a joint venture with Index Estate.

Averra Properties announces Built Green project in BC

Averra Properties announced a new Built Green™ BC project, a duplex located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Built Green is a new voluntary building standard program in the city of Vancouver that incorporates resource-efficient technologies into the structure of the home.

Chase purchases $3.5B in multifamily loans from Citi

JPMorgan Chase will purchase a $3.5 billion portfolio of commercial and multifamily real estate loans from Citibank, which includes over 3,800 loans for properties in California, New York and Illinois. Chase purchased a portfolio that includes only loans on properties with a strong credit performance.

Groundbreaking ceremony for homeless veteran housing unit

There was a groundbreaking ceremony over the weekend for a $34.9 million development of 196 affordable housing units targeting homeless veterans in Inglewood, Calif. named Westside Residence Hall II. The new addition will include 48 single residence occupancies, which share a common living and dining area and 148 studio apartments.

Teamwork is the key ingredient for Synergy Construction

1 What’s in a name? When it comes to Synergy Construction of Woodinville, WA, its name is the very essence of its being.  

Report: Calgary property sales climb 37 percent over '09

Figures released by the Canadian Real Estate Association www.crea.ca show February sales of all properties in Calgary rose by 37.4 percent from last year to 1,913 and the average price was up by 5.2 percent to $389,388.

Claridge Homes Group of Companies: Producing stunning developments

Incorporated in 1986 by founder and President Bill Malhotra, Claridge Homes Group of Companies is an award-winning leader in the Ottawa residential development market. Over time the company has developed a reputation for exceptional quality and value while rising to top condominium builder and second largest homebuilder in the Ottawa-Carleton region.

Housing starts jump in Canada

Interviews with homebuilders across Canada during the past few months have indicated the housing market to be in relatively good shape. Figures released Monday by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) www.cmhc.ca support that observation.  

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