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 NCC to renovate and expand Finland's Harju Campus http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsncc-to-renovate-and-expand-finlands-harju-campus-4561669 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsncc-to-renovate-and-expand-finlands-harju-campus-4561669 NCC has secured a SEK270m ($30.9m) contract to renovate and expand the Harju Campus in Finland on behalf of the Jyväskylä Educational Consortium. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Assa Abloy launches tornado-resistant opening solution for buildings http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsassa-abloy-launches-tornado-resistant-opening-solution-for-buildings-4561683 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsassa-abloy-launches-tornado-resistant-opening-solution-for-buildings-4561683 A brand of Swedish lock manufacturer Assa Abloy Group, Dominion Building Products, has unveiled a new opening solution designed for light commercial and residential buildings in tornado-prone regions. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Balfour Beatty begins $76m student halls project at Tarleton State University, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-begins-76m-student-halls-project-at-tarleton-state-university-us-4560422 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-begins-76m-student-halls-project-at-tarleton-state-university-us-4560422 Balfour Beatty has started the $76m third phase development of new and renovated housing for a student housing project at the Texas A&M University System's member, Tarleton State University in the US. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Kier to deliver £170m regeneration scheme in Wandsworth, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-to-deliver-170m-regeneration-scheme-in-wandsworth-uk-4560516 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskier-to-deliver-170m-regeneration-scheme-in-wandsworth-uk-4560516 UK construction, services and property group Kier has been selected by The Greenland Group to deliver the £170m first phase of its flagship regeneration scheme The Ram Quarter, in Wandsworth. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Wood Partners to break ground at $45m mixed-use project in Columbia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswood-partners-to-break-ground-at-45m-mixed-use-project-in-columbia-4559438 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswood-partners-to-break-ground-at-45m-mixed-use-project-in-columbia-4559438 Real estate company Wood Partners is set to break ground at a $45m multi-family community on a 2.79-acre site in downtown Columbia, Maryland, US. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Schindler to install elevators at Comcast Innovation and Technology Center in Philadelphia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsschindler-to-install-elevators-at-comcast-innovation-and-technology-center-in-philadelphia-4559418 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsschindler-to-install-elevators-at-comcast-innovation-and-technology-center-in-philadelphia-4559418 LF Driscoll Construction Managers & Builders has awarded a contract for Schindler Elevator to supply and install high-rise elevators at the $1.2bn Comcast Innovation and Technology Center in Philadelphia, US. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Lincoln Equities to develop industrial park in Piscataway, New Jersey http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslincoln-equities-to-develop-industrial-park-in-piscataway-new-jersey-4557967 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslincoln-equities-to-develop-industrial-park-in-piscataway-new-jersey-4557967 The Piscataway Planning Board in the US has awarded Lincoln Equities Groupgiven preliminary site plan approval to develop 2.4 million ft² of industrial space on an area occupying 265 acres in Piscataway, New Jersey. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT New Shanghai Natural History Museum opens in China http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnew-shanghai-natural-history-museum-opens-in-china-4557980 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnew-shanghai-natural-history-museum-opens-in-china-4557980 Perkins+Will-designed Shanghai Natural History Museum has opened in China. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Construction begins on second phase of Outlet Shoppes in Atlanta, US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-begins-on-second-phase-of-outlet-shoppes-in-atlanta-us-4557443 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-begins-on-second-phase-of-outlet-shoppes-in-atlanta-us-4557443 US-based CBL & Associates Properties and Horizon Group Properties have announced the start of construction on phase two of The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT BFC Partners to construct new retail complex in New York http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbfc-partners-to-construct-new-retail-complex-in-new-york-4557339 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbfc-partners-to-construct-new-retail-complex-in-new-york-4557339 BFC Partners has announced the ground-breaking ceremony of a new retail complex project in New York, which is expected to attract $285m of private investments in the North Shore of Staten Island. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Keppie Design named architect for £333m Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskeppie-design-named-architect-for-333m-aberdeen-exhibition-and-conference-centre-4556510 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newskeppie-design-named-architect-for-333m-aberdeen-exhibition-and-conference-centre-4556510 Joint venture partner of Aberdeen City Council Henry Boot Developments has appointed Keppie Design as architect for the proposed £333m Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC). Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Egypt receives $671m for Sharm El-Sheikh Airport Development http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsegypt-receives-671m-for-sharm-el-sheikh-airport-development-4556368 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsegypt-receives-671m-for-sharm-el-sheikh-airport-development-4556368 Egypt's Sharm El-Sheikh Development project in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, will receive a $140m loan from the African Development Bank Group. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT England’s KC Stadium upgrades to Philips LED pitch lighting concept http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsenglands-kc-stadium-upgrades-to-philips-led-pitch-lighting-concept-4555366 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsenglands-kc-stadium-upgrades-to-philips-led-pitch-lighting-concept-4555366 Multi-purpose KC Stadium in Kingston-upon-Hull in England will be upgraded with a new Philips computer-controlled LED lighting system. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT GrowUp Urban Farms to establish commercial aquaponic farm in London, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgrowup-urban-farms-to-establish-commercial-aquaponic-farm-in-london-uk-4555408 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgrowup-urban-farms-to-establish-commercial-aquaponic-farm-in-london-uk-4555408 GrowUp Urban Farms has secured approval from the London Borough of Newham in the UK to convert a warehouse into a commercial aquaponic farm. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Harbur Construction begins work on housing scheme in Prescot, UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsharbur-construction-begins-work-on-housing-scheme-in-prescot-uk-4554393 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsharbur-construction-begins-work-on-housing-scheme-in-prescot-uk-4554393 UK-based Harbur Construction has started work on a new extra care housing scheme in Prescot at the 6.75-acre site of the Lancashire Watch Company on Albany Road. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Brookfield starts construction on $4.5bn Manhattan office tower in US http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbrookfield-starts-construction-on-45bn-manhattan-office-tower-in-us-4554421 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbrookfield-starts-construction-on-45bn-manhattan-office-tower-in-us-4554421 Brookfield Property Partners is to begin construction on the $4.5bn One Manhattan West development at the south-west corner of Ninth Avenue and 33rd Street in New York, US. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Constructive Ventures and Aspen Heights unveil 58-storey condo in Austin http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstructive-ventures-and-aspen-heights-unveil-58-storey-condo-in-austin-4553350 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstructive-ventures-and-aspen-heights-unveil-58-storey-condo-in-austin-4553350 Constructive Ventures and Aspen Heights are developing a new 58-storey condo tower in Austin, US. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Bouygues to construct residential complex in Yangon, Myanmar http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbouygues-to-construct-residential-complex-in-yangon-myanmar-4553316 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbouygues-to-construct-residential-complex-in-yangon-myanmar-4553316 A consortium has won a $125m contract from Thanlyin Estate Development to design and construction a new phase of Star City in the suburbs of Yangon, capital of Myanmar. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Willmott Dixon to develop 650 housing units in Barking, London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswillmott-dixon-to-develop-650-housing-units-in-barking-london-4552259 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswillmott-dixon-to-develop-650-housing-units-in-barking-london-4552259 Willmott Dixon's private rental company be:here has signed a deal with Estates & Agency Group to develop 650 units in Barking, east London. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Construction starts at Carrara commonwealth sports precinct in Queensland http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-starts-at-carrara-commonwealth-sports-precinct-in-queensland-4552279 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-starts-at-carrara-commonwealth-sports-precinct-in-queensland-4552279 Construction has started at the A$122m ($94m) Carrara sports precinct, which is being built for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Queensland, Australia. Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT