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07 Jun 2016, Salford, United Kingdom
A team of architects has submitted plans to double the size of Salford’s MediaCity UK. The $1.4 billion expansion of the waterfront complex features 10 new buildings of which almost three quarters are earmarked for private rented sector housing. Read more.
07 Jun 2016, Toronto, Canada
Extensive plans for the redevelopment of the massive Mirvish Village site in Toronto are beginning to unfold. The latest updates to the plan involve a reconfiguration of density and height for the tallest structures on the site. Read more.
06 Jun 2016, Singapore, Singapore
After being on the market since 2015, the 43-story Asia Square Tower 1 in Singapore has been purchased for $2.5 billion in what is claimed to be the largest single-tower sale in the region’s history. Read more.
06 Jun 2016, Hong Kong, China
Officials and organizers have pulled the plug on an art installation that was displayed on the façade of Hong Kong’s tallest building, just days after the artists revealed the meaning of a cryptic political message embedded in the artwork. Read more.
06 Jun 2016, Miami, United States
The residential Midtown Five is rising quickly in the Midtown neighborhood of Miami. Offering scenic views of Biscayne Bay, South Beach, and Downtown Miami, the 24-story tower will hold 400 apartment units of varying sizes and layouts. Read more.
03 Jun 2016, New York City, United States
The first completed tower in the massive Hudson Yards development in New York has opened its doors. KPF designed the 52-story 10 Hudson Yards to straddle the top end of the popular High Line on Manhattan's far West Side. Read more.
03 Jun 2016, Singapore, Singapore
Property developer United Venture Development has signed a contract worth roughly €100 million (USD$113 million) with Dragages Singapore, the local subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, for the construction of two towers. Read more.
03 Jun 2016, San Francisco, United States
Architecture and planning firm Gould Evans has submitted a Downtown Project Authorization Application to the San Francisco Planning Department for a new mixed-use residential tower at 30 Otis Street. Read more.
03 Jun 2016, Liverpool, United Kingdom
People living in an £80 million (USD$116 million) residential skyscraper planned for Liverpool’s Princes Dock will have their own cinema, fitness studio, roof terrace, and garden. The luxury tower has been submitted for approval. Read more.
02 Jun 2016, Tangerang, Indonesia
Sections of the 20-plus-year-old, under-construction Panin Bintaro Building in Bintaro, South Tangerang collapsed on June 2, causing clouds of dust in the surrounding area. The tower had only reached the first 17 of its 24 stories. Read more.
02 Jun 2016, New York City, United States
The Jenga-like 56 Leonard Street has been captured by recent photographs ahead of its imminent completion. The 57-story tower appears largely complete, apart from a section of external elevator scaffolding remaining on one side. Read more.
02 Jun 2016, London, United Kingdom
The Museum of London could take over the uppermost floors of the proposed 73-story 1 Undershaft. The museum wants to put a public viewing gallery, exhibition area, and two classrooms on the 71st and 72nd stories of the tower. Read more.
02 Jun 2016, Sydney, Australia
A builder has been awarded a USD$210 million contract to build DUO – the fifth stage of the USD$1.5 billion master planned Central Park precinct. The 18-story structure encompasses a mixed residential, commercial, and hotel development. Read more.
01 Jun 2016, Vancouver, Canada
Currently rising at the corner of Seymour and Helmcken Streets in the heart of Vancouver's Yaletown neighborhood, a 15-story social housing tower at 1107 Seymour has made significant construction progress. Read more.
01 Jun 2016, San Giljan, Malta
Developers have submitted documents to the government for a complex that would include a new casino and hotel, Malta’s largest shopping mall, and two residential towers of 29 and 23 stories each. Read more.
01 Jun 2016, Atlanta, United States
A construction firm has been selected for a planned 39-story residential tower in Midtown Atlanta. Upon completion, the structure will become the tallest residential tower built in the city since 2009, according to its floor count. Read more.