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 Canary Wharf gets planning permission for Wood Wharf development in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscanary-wharf-gets-planning-permission-for-mixed-use-development-at-wood-wharf-london-4324547 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newscanary-wharf-gets-planning-permission-for-mixed-use-development-at-wood-wharf-london-4324547 Tower Hamlets London Borough Council has granted planning permission for Canary Wharf Group to build a multi-billion pound mixed-use development at Wood Wharf on the Isle of Dogs, London. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT UK housing providers get £1.3bn to build affordable homes in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuk-housing-providers-get-13bn-to-build-affordable-homes-in-london-4324522 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuk-housing-providers-get-13bn-to-build-affordable-homes-in-london-4324522 UK housing providers have received about £1.3bn of funding, including £886m from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and £404m from Mayor of London Boris Johnson, for the construction of thousands of new affordable homes in London. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Pelli Clarke Pelli-designed mixed-use project receives construction loan http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newspelli-clarke-pelli-designed-mixed-use-project-receives-construction-loan-4323281 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newspelli-clarke-pelli-designed-mixed-use-project-receives-construction-loan-4323281 Pelli Clarke Pelli-designed $225m mixed-use project in Uptown Dallas, Texas, has received a construction loan and joint venture equity investment from HFF. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT HS2 construction headquarters to be based in Birmingham http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshs2-construction-headquarters-to-be-based-in-birmingham-4323234 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshs2-construction-headquarters-to-be-based-in-birmingham-4323234 Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin, HS2 chairman David Higgins and Birmingham council leader Sir Albert Bore have announced Birmingham as the location of the HS2 construction headquarters. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Nakheel to develop 1,000-villa community at Nad Al Sheba in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnakheel-to-develop-1000-villa-community-at-nad-al-sheba-in-dubai-4322139 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsnakheel-to-develop-1000-villa-community-at-nad-al-sheba-in-dubai-4322139 UAE-based real estate developer Nakheel has unveiled plans to develop a 1,000-villa master planned community at Nad Al Sheba in Dubai. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Design revealed for $650m sports and entertainment district in Detroit http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesign-revealed-for-650m-sports-and-entertainment-district-in-detroit-4322042 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdesign-revealed-for-650m-sports-and-entertainment-district-in-detroit-4322042 Detroit-based real estate company Olympia Development of Michigan (ODM) has revealed the designs of a new $650m mixed‐use development project in downtown Detroit, US. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Architects unveil designs of Heathrow City in London http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsarchitects-unveil-designs-of-heathrow-city-in-london-4321450 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsarchitects-unveil-designs-of-heathrow-city-in-london-4321450 Architects Hawkins\Brown, Rick Mather Architects and Maccreanor Lavington have revealed the designs of a new town, Heathrow City, proposed for construction on the Heathrow Airport site in London. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Maggie's Centre at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London gets planning permission http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmaggies-centre-at-st-bartholomews-hospital-in-london-gets-planning-permission-4321452 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmaggies-centre-at-st-bartholomews-hospital-in-london-gets-planning-permission-4321452 The City of London Planning and Transportation Committee (CLPTC) has granted planning consent for the new Maggie's Centre at St Bartholomew's Hospital in London. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Westadium unveils designs of new Perth Stadium http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswestadium-unveils-designs-of-new-perth-stadium-4320269 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswestadium-unveils-designs-of-new-perth-stadium-4320269 The Westadium consortium, led by Brookfield Multiplex, John Laing and Brookfield Johnson Controls, along with the West Australian Government, has revealed the winning designs of the new Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct in Burswood, Perth. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Mace appointed project manager for Oman Cultural Complex in Muscat http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmace-appointed-project-manager-for-oman-cultural-complex-in-muscat-4320278 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsmace-appointed-project-manager-for-oman-cultural-complex-in-muscat-4320278 The Government of Oman has appointed UK-based construction firm Mace to provide project and cost management services during the development of the Oman Cultural Complex (OCC) in Muscat. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Atkins completes master plan for Asia Aerospace City in Malaysia http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsatkins-completes-master-plan-for-asia-aerospace-city-in-malaysia-4319130 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsatkins-completes-master-plan-for-asia-aerospace-city-in-malaysia-4319130 UK-based architecture company Atkins has revealed the master plan and design for the Asia Aerospace City (AAC) in Subang, Malaysia. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT HOK is lead architect for £165m Papworth Hospital project in UK http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshok-is-lead-architect-for-165m-papworth-hospital-project-in-uk-4319317 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshok-is-lead-architect-for-165m-papworth-hospital-project-in-uk-4319317 US-based architecture firm HOK has been selected as lead architect for the £165m Papworth Hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus in the UK. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Öztürkler secures $1.183bn housing project in Cameroon http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsztrkler-secures-1183bn-housing-project-in-cameroon-4318206 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsztrkler-secures-1183bn-housing-project-in-cameroon-4318206 Turkey-based Öztürkler Holding has signed an agreement with the Cameroon Government to build residential houses for public servants in Cameroon's capital city of Yaoundé. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Waterfront opens Corktown Common park in Toronto http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswaterfront-opens-corktown-common-park-in-toronto-4318192 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswaterfront-opens-corktown-common-park-in-toronto-4318192 Waterfront Toronto has opened the new Corktown Common park at the West Don Lands in Toronto. The Canadian government-led initiative is aimed at delivering a revitalised waterfront to the city. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT UK approves Tottenham Hotspur stadium development plan http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuk-approves-tottenham-hotspur-stadium-development-plan-4316967 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsuk-approves-tottenham-hotspur-stadium-development-plan-4316967 Ministers from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) have approved the compulsory purchase order (CPO) made by the London Borough of Haringey, paving the way for the construction of a new Tottenham Hotspur Football Club stadium i… Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Deal signed for Nakheel Mall in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdeal-signed-for-nakheel-mall-in-dubai-4317289 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsdeal-signed-for-nakheel-mall-in-dubai-4317289 Nakheel has formally signed the AED1.2bn ($326m) contract with UAE-based United Engineering Construction (UEC) and Actco General Contracting for the construction of the Nakheel Mall on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT HLG to build package eight of Jewel of the Creek project in Dubai http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshlg-to-build-package-8-of-jewel-of-the-creek-project-in-dubai-4316267 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newshlg-to-build-package-8-of-jewel-of-the-creek-project-in-dubai-4316267 Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) has formally signed the AED1.45bn ($395m) contract with Dubai International Real Estate (DIRE) to build package eight of the Jewel of the Creek mixed-use project in Port Saeed, Dubai, UAE. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Foster + Partners reveals designs of RMK headquarters http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-reveals-designs-of-rmk-headquarters-in-yekaterinburg-russia-4316032 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsfoster-partners-reveals-designs-of-rmk-headquarters-in-yekaterinburg-russia-4316032 UK-based architectural firm Foster + Partners has revealed the designs of new headquarters for Russian copper producer Russkaya Mednaya Kompaniya (RMK). Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Reebok founder proposes $4.6bn casino project in New Jersey http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsreebok-founder-proposes-46bn-casino-project-in-new-jersey-4314999 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newsreebok-founder-proposes-46bn-casino-project-in-new-jersey-4314999 Reebok International founder Paul Fireman is proposing to build a $4.6bn sky-scraper with a casino project in Jersey City, US. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Wanda Group to build Chicago’s third-tallest building http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswanda-group-to-build-chicagos-third-tallest-building-4315356 http://www.designbuild-network.com/news/newswanda-group-to-build-chicagos-third-tallest-building-4315356 China-based Dalian Wanda Group will invest $900m to build Chicago's third-tallest building. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT