New News information at Design Build Network New and updated information from News listed on www.designbuild-network.com http://www.designbuild-network.com/ en-us http://www.designbuild-network.com/ New News information at Design Build Network http://www.designbuild-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Ericsson and Skanska jointly develop indoor broadband for smart buildings http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsericsson-and-skanska-jointly-develop-indoor-broadband-for-smart-buildings-4522914 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsericsson-and-skanska-jointly-develop-indoor-broadband-for-smart-buildings-4522914 Ericsson and construction group Skanska have partnered to test and build mobile infrastructure in indoor environments using the new Ericsson radio dot system. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Google to build new Silicon Valley campus http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgoogle-to-build-new-silicon-valley-campus-4522883 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgoogle-to-build-new-silicon-valley-campus-4522883 Google has submitted plans to the Mountain View City Council in the US to rebuild part of its campus headquarters and develop a series of buildings. Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Nshama to develop new Town Square complex in New Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnshama-to-develop-new-town-square-complex-in-new-dubai-4521894 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnshama-to-develop-new-town-square-complex-in-new-dubai-4521894 Integrated lifestyle communities developer Nshama is launching the new Town Square development in Dubai. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Morgan Group starts construction of Pearl luxury apartments in Austin, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmorgan-group-starts-construction-of-pearl-luxury-apartments-in-austin-us-4521873 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmorgan-group-starts-construction-of-pearl-luxury-apartments-in-austin-us-4521873 US-based Morgan Group is securing funds from US Bank for the construction of its new Pearl luxury apartment project along Southwest Parkway at 4601 Rialto Boulevard, south-west Austin. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Damac Properties to build a tropical rainforest in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdamac-properties-to-build-a-tropical-rainforest-in-dubai-4520561 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdamac-properties-to-build-a-tropical-rainforest-in-dubai-4520561 Damac Properties plans to create a tropical rainforest in the city of Dubai to attract tourism. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT BAM signs building contract for V&A Museum of Design Dundee in Scotland http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-signs-building-contract-for-va-museum-of-design-dundee-in-scotland-4520570 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbam-signs-building-contract-for-va-museum-of-design-dundee-in-scotland-4520570 Dundee City Council in Scotland has signed a contract with BAM Construction to build the £80.11m V&A Museum of Design Dundee. Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT ZOM to develop 39-storey residential tower in Dallas Arts District, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszom-to-develop-39-storey-residential-tower-in-dallas-arts-district-us-4520082 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newszom-to-develop-39-storey-residential-tower-in-dallas-arts-district-us-4520082 Apartment developer ZOM Holdings USA has partnered with Dallas architect Graham Greene, La Reunion Texas and METROarts Properties to construct a new 39-storey residential tower in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Phillips Edison completes Contra Loma Plaza facade renovation http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsphillips-edison-completes-contra-loma-plaza-facade-renovation-4519881 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsphillips-edison-completes-contra-loma-plaza-facade-renovation-4519881 Integrated real estate firm Phillips Edison & Company has finished the facade renovation, major lighting upgrade and landscape improvements on the Contra Loma Plaza as part of a community revitalisation effort in Antioch, California, US. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT OMA designs master plan for Food Port in West Louisville, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-designs-master-plan-for-food-port-in-west-louisville-us-4519001 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-designs-master-plan-for-food-port-in-west-louisville-us-4519001 Dutch architecture firm OMA has created a master plan for Food Port in West Louisville, US, which will be a centralised facility for growing, selling and distributing foods for local farmers. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Paris approves MVRDV plan to reimagine Montparnasse Superblock http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsparis-approves-mvrdv-plan-to-reimagine-montparnasse-superblock-4519009 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsparis-approves-mvrdv-plan-to-reimagine-montparnasse-superblock-4519009 The city of Paris has approved MVRDV's plan to renovate the Vandamme mixed-use block in the Montparnasse area of Paris, France. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Balfour Beatty partnership secures Hong Kong residential project http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-partnership-secures-hong-kong-residential-project-4517876 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-partnership-secures-hong-kong-residential-project-4517876 A joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Gammon Construction has secured a £270m contract to build a residential project in Hong Kong. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT AXA Real Estate to develop Pinnacle skyscraper in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsaxa-real-estate-to-develop-pinnacle-skyscraper-in-london-4517785 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsaxa-real-estate-to-develop-pinnacle-skyscraper-in-london-4517785 A unit of AXA's property division AXA Real Estate Investment Managers has signed a £300m deal to buy 22 Bishopsgate, London, to develop the Pinnacle tower. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Corigin gains $161.3m loan from Prudential for NYU student complex http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscorigin-gains-1613m-loan-from-prudential-for-nyu-student-complex-4516821 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscorigin-gains-1613m-loan-from-prudential-for-nyu-student-complex-4516821 Corigin Real Estate Group has received a $161.3m Freddie Mac loan from Prudential Mortgage Capital to refinance 80 Lafayette Street student housing complex at New York University (NYU) in the US. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Bedrock Real Estate to build ten-storey apartment block in Detroit, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbedrock-real-estate-to-build-ten-storey-apartment-block-in-detroit-us-4516791 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbedrock-real-estate-to-build-ten-storey-apartment-block-in-detroit-us-4516791 American commercial property management firm Bedrock Real Estate Services plans to construct a new apartment building in Capitol Park district, Detroit. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Skanska wins construction contract for AstraZeneca R&D centre and headquarters http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-wins-construction-contract-for-astrazeneca-rd-centre-and-headquarters-4515871 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-wins-construction-contract-for-astrazeneca-rd-centre-and-headquarters-4515871 Biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has awarded a contract worth about SEK3.7bn ($444m) to Skanska for construction management of the company's research and development (R&D) centre and corporate headquarters. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT PHD1 receives approval for £90m mixed-use development in Liverpool, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsphd1-receives-approval-for-90m-mixed-use-development-in-liverpool-uk-4515915 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsphd1-receives-approval-for-90m-mixed-use-development-in-liverpool-uk-4515915 Liverpool-based developer and builder PHD1 has gained approval for a £90m mixed-use development in the region, which includes the creation of residential, office, retail and leisure space. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Maynooth University secures EIB loan for campus expansion http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmaynooth-university-secures-eib-loan-for-campus-expansion-4514739 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmaynooth-university-secures-eib-loan-for-campus-expansion-4514739 Maynooth University in Ireland has secured a €150m loan to develop academic, research and residence facilities as part of its campus master plan. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Jacobs Engineering wins $1.6bn Wynn Resorts development contract in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjacobs-engineering-wins-16bn-wynn-resorts-development-contract-in-us-4514751 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsjacobs-engineering-wins-16bn-wynn-resorts-development-contract-in-us-4514751 Global engineering, architecture and construction company Jacobs Engineering Group has been selected to serve as an executive architect and engineer for the proposed $1.6bn Wynn Resorts development in Everett, Massachusetts, US. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Foster + Partners breaks ground on marine science museum in Taiwan http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-breaks-ground-on-marine-science-museum-in-taiwan-4513788 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-breaks-ground-on-marine-science-museum-in-taiwan-4513788 British architectural company Foster + Partners has broken ground on the new National Museum of Marine Science and Technology (NMMST) in Keelung, Taiwan. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Studio Fuksas and Guida Moseley to design convention centre in Canberra, Australia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsstudio-fuksas-and-guida-moseley-to-design-convention-centre-in-canberra-australia-4513761 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsstudio-fuksas-and-guida-moseley-to-design-convention-centre-in-canberra-australia-4513761 Italy-based architecture firm Studio Fuksas and Guida Moseley Brown Architects are to collaborate on designing a new convention centre in Canberra, Australia. Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT