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08 Jul 2014, New York City, United States
Two Trees’ Domino redevelopment in New York City continues to move forward, and administrative overhead is now underway. Permits have been filed for 320 Kent Avenue, which is “Site D” in the Domino plan. Read more.
08 Jul 2014, Moscow, Russia
City authorities in Moscow have decided to increase the already record-breaking Moscow-City development to new heights by adding two stories to the Vostok Tower, which is still under construction. Read more.
08 Jul 2014, Chicago, United States
The last undeveloped piece of land north of Roosevelt Road along Clark Street in Chicago is close to becoming the home of a new apartment tower boasting 469 units, plus a number of perks that take advantage of the lot's large footprint. Read more.
07 Jul 2014, Philadelphia, United States
Liberty Property Trust, the landlord developing Comcast's second high-rise tower, the Comcast Innovation & Technology Center in Center City Philadelphia, posted new details of the 59-story high-rise planned for 1800 Arch Street. Read more.
07 Jul 2014, Calgary, Canada
Construction has begun on Avenue, a two-tower condo development, which is the first residential real estate project in Calgary’s Downtown West End in several years. The towers will be 24 and 18 stories each. Read more.
07 Jul 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, since the years of former Prime Minister Mohammad Mahathir, is filled up with ambitions to rival the world’s most sophisticated metropolises. Over the next six years, a string of megaprojects will once more transform the city center. Read more.
07 Jul 2014, London, United Kingdom
Converting the iconic 22-story Tolworth Tower into flats could help regenerate the Tolworth area all by itself, according the leader of the Kingston Council, and bids to buy the property are currently being accepted. Read more.
03 Jul 2014, Jakarta, Indonesia
Broadway Malyan has unveiled designs for 7point8, a major mixed-use tower development in central Jakarta, Indonesia. It will feature two towers in Jakarta’s central business district, with the tallest standing 298 meters. Read more.
03 Jul 2014, Miami, United States
Miami Worldcenter Associates, The Forbes Company and Taubman have submitted plans to the City of Miami for the first phase of development of Miami Worldcenter, one of the largest private, mixed-use developments in the United States. Read more.
03 Jul 2014, London, United Kingdom
Contractor Midgard is set to start work on the first phase of the massive £500 million (US $857 million) Croydon Ruskin Square scheme, which will include five buildings with up to 625 homes, offices, retail units, and a car park. Read more.
02 Jul 2014, New York City, United States
Preliminary renderings are up for Silverstein’s 520 West 41st Street via the project’s draft Environmental Impact Statement, which affirms the building’s status as one of the largest in Manhattan, given it will stand 1,100 feet (335 meters) tall. Read more.
02 Jul 2014, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
There's no doubt that Saudi Arabia’s 3,280-foot (1,000 meter)-tall Kingdom Tower will be a luxury experience. As it turns out, even the elevators will be VIP. The Kone-supplied elevators will feature a variety of innovative technology. Read more.
02 Jul 2014, Melbourne, Australia
Councilors took the applicants of two Collins Street buildings to task during the Future Melbourne Committee meeting, reserving particular wrath for a proposed tower that will result in the demolition of a large chunk of a historic railway site. Read more.
01 Jul 2014, London, United Kingdom
Canary Wharf Group Plc is seeking a U.S. court order for the estate of defunct trading firm Lehman Brothers to pay $780 million in back rent and damages stemming from its early vacation of its European headquarters in March 2010. Read more.
01 Jul 2014, Toronto, Canada
Over the past month, Brookfield's Bay Adelaide Centre has been showing significant progress as crews continue working on the 215 meter-tall tower in Toronto. The concrete core of the building has hit a milestone.Read more.
01 Jul 2014, Chicago, United States
With the demolition of a concrete mid-rise building at 200 North Michigan Avenue completed, developer John Buck is ready to begin erecting a sleek 42-story glass tower on a site in Chicago. Read more.