New News information at Design Build Network New and updated information from News listed on 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 Barwa launches mall project in Doha http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbarwa-launches-mall-project-in-doha-4424039 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbarwa-launches-mall-project-in-doha-4424039 Qatar-based developer Barwa Real Estate has launched its new $137m commercial project to be built at A-Ring Road-Rawdat Al Khail in Doha. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT UT Southwestern’s $800m Clements Hospital to open in Dallas next month http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsut-southwesterns-800m-clements-hospital-to-open-in-dallas-next-month-4424062 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsut-southwesterns-800m-clements-hospital-to-open-in-dallas-next-month-4424062 UT Southwestern Medical Center has unveiled its new hospital, which is scheduled to open on 6 December. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Chestertons to launch $2.3bn Royal Wharf project in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newschestertons-to-launch-23bn-royal-wharf-project-in-london-4422647 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newschestertons-to-launch-23bn-royal-wharf-project-in-london-4422647 UK-based Chestertons is to launch AED8.8bn ($2.3bn) Royal Wharf project in London, a series of luxury mixed-use developments by Oxley and Ballymore. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT The Beach Company acquires land 292-unit mixed-use development http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsthe-beach-company-acquires-land-for-292-unit-mixed-use-development-4422597 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsthe-beach-company-acquires-land-for-292-unit-mixed-use-development-4422597 Charleston-based developer The Beach Company's associates have procured 5.93 acres of land at North Main and Stone Avenue for the construction of a $20m mixed-use redevelopment project in Greenville, South Carolina. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Larsen and Toubro wins $487m deal to build Statue of Unity in India http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslarsen-and-toubro-wins-487m-deal-to-build-statue-of-unity-in-india-4420918 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslarsen-and-toubro-wins-487m-deal-to-build-statue-of-unity-in-india-4420918 Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has secured a INR29.89bn ($487m) engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from the state Government of Gujarat in India to build the proposed the Statue of Unity. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Healthscope to build Northern Beaches Hospital in Sydney http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshealthscope-to-build-northern-beaches-hospital-in-sydney-4420744 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshealthscope-to-build-northern-beaches-hospital-in-sydney-4420744 Australian private health care provider Healthscope has been selected to design, construct, run and maintain the new A$1bn($833m) Northern Beaches Hospital in Sydney. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Brandywine Realty and LCOR plan Market Street project in Philadelphia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbrandywine-realty-and-lcor-plan-market-street-mixed-use-development-in-philadelphia-4419260 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbrandywine-realty-and-lcor-plan-market-street-mixed-use-development-in-philadelphia-4419260 Brandywine Realty Trust has formed a 50:50 joint venture partnership with Berwyn-based real estate firm LCOR / CalSTRS for the construction of a 29-storey, mixed-use development at 1919 Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Skanska wins £750m Battersea Power Station main works contract http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-wins-750m-battersea-power-station-main-works-contract-4419313 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsskanska-wins-750m-battersea-power-station-main-works-contract-4419313 Swedish construction and development firm Skanska has secured a £750m main works contract for phase two of the £3bn redevelopment of London's Battersea Power Station in the UK. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Construction on Manchester’s Fairmont Austin hotel set to begin early next month http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-on-manchesters-fairmont-austin-hotel-set-to-begin-early-next-month-4417422 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsconstruction-on-manchesters-fairmont-austin-hotel-set-to-begin-early-next-month-4417422 Manchester Texas Financial Group (MTFG) has secured funding from Colony Capital to build a 1,066-room hotel in Austin, paving the way for construction to commence early next month on the $370m project. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Emaar and Dubai Holding unveil plans for Dubai Creek Residences project http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsemaar-and-dubai-holding-unveil-plans-for-dubai-creek-residences-project-4417679 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsemaar-and-dubai-holding-unveil-plans-for-dubai-creek-residences-project-4417679 Emaar Properties and Dubai Holding have unveiled plans for a multi-billion residential project called Dubai Creek Harbour at The Lagoons. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Signet starts construction of Infinity Hall at the University of Florida http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssignet-starts-construction-of-infinity-hall-at-the-university-of-florida-4415859 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newssignet-starts-construction-of-infinity-hall-at-the-university-of-florida-4415859 Signet Development has broken ground on an entrepreneurial-based academic residential community at The University of Florida (UF). Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Roche outlines developmental investment plans for Basel site http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsroche-outlines-developmental-plans-invests-for-basel-site-4415870 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsroche-outlines-developmental-plans-invests-for-basel-site-4415870 Swiss healthcare company Roche has announced plans to invest CHF3bn ($3.14bn) in the construction of modern research infrastructure, attractive workplaces and sustainable site development at its Basel site over the next ten years. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Hyatt breaks ground on new hotel in Puerto Rico http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshyatt-breaks-ground-on-new-hotel-in-puerto-rico-4414652 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshyatt-breaks-ground-on-new-hotel-in-puerto-rico-4414652 Hyatt Hotels has started construction on its fourth select service hotel in the Puerto Rico Convention District in San Juan. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Balfour Beatty starts work on Wood Partners’ mixed-use development in Atlanta http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-starts-work-on-wood-partners-mixed-use-development-in-atlanta-4414651 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsbalfour-beatty-starts-work-on-wood-partners-mixed-use-development-in-atlanta-4414651 Balfour Beatty has started construction on Wood Partners' $100m mixed-use development at West Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Galliford Try secures two office building contracts in the UK at £77m http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgalliford-try-secures-two-office-building-contracts-in-the-uk-at-77m-4413896 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsgalliford-try-secures-two-office-building-contracts-in-the-uk-at-77m-4413896 Construction group Galliford Try has secured contracts worth £77m to build two new office buildings in the UK. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Nikal submits revised plans for Exchange Square scheme in central Birmingham http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnikal-submits-revised-plans-for-exchange-square-scheme-in-central-birmingham-4413882 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnikal-submits-revised-plans-for-exchange-square-scheme-in-central-birmingham-4413882 UK-based developer Nikal has submitted a new plan for its Exchange Square scheme in central Birmingham's Eastside district. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Lovell preferred bidder for £80m housing scheme in King's Lynn, West Norfolk http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslovell-preferred-bidder-for-80m-housing-scheme-in-kings-lynn-west-norfolk-4412326 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newslovell-preferred-bidder-for-80m-housing-scheme-in-kings-lynn-west-norfolk-4412326 West Norfolk Borough Council in the UK has selected Lovell as the preferred bidder for the development of around 600 houses at King's Lynn. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tebyan selects Sun Engineering for construction of Sparkle Towers in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstebyan-selects-sun-engineering-for-construction-of-sparkle-towers-in-dubai-4412174 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newstebyan-selects-sun-engineering-for-construction-of-sparkle-towers-in-dubai-4412174 Dubai-based property developer Tebyan has selected Sun Engineering and Contracting for the construction of Sparkle Towers, a twin tower project to be built in partnership with Austrian firm Swarovski. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT OMA and OLIN to design Washington’s first elevated park http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-and-olin-to-design-washingtons-first-elevated-park-4410433 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsoma-and-olin-to-design-washingtons-first-elevated-park-4410433 Design firms OMA and OLIN have won a competition to design Washington's first elevated park over the Anacostia River. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:22:00 GMT Ashford Borough Council approves £1.5bn Chilmington Green scheme in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsashford-borough-council-approves-15bn-chilmington-green-scheme-in-uk-4410345 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsashford-borough-council-approves-15bn-chilmington-green-scheme-in-uk-4410345 UK's Ashford Borough Council has given permission for the development of a £1.5bn residential community called Chilmington Green, in Ashford. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT