Lend Lease has landed a contract with Legal & General Property to build a £75m mixed-use scheme in West London.
HS2 Ltd has appointed Lend Lease’s former procurement and supply chain chief Nigel McKay as its new head of construction procurement.
Five contractors have been appointed to design and build up to £250m worth of Ministry of Defence schemes in Scotland.
Southwark Council has awarded Lend Lease detailed planning permission for the second phase of its £1.5bn regeneration of Elephant and Castle.
A joint venture between Balfour Beatty and Places for People is understood to be favourite to build a major housing development at the Queen Elizabeth Park.
The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has selected 12 shortlisted bidders for each of its South-east and South-west Next Generation Estates frameworks.
Essential Living has made two further hires to its team, with senior poaches from Lend Lease and CBRE.
Lend Lease is understood to be in pole position to bag a £230m contract to revamp Land Securities’ Buchanan Galleries shopping centre in Glasgow.
Over 180 UCATT members at crane company HTC Plant Limited have been sent ballot papers today following a dispute over pay.
Lend Lease has named former development director of its £1.5bn Elephant & Castle regeneration, Rob Heasman, as its new project director.
UK Green Building Council’s chief executive is leaving the company to become managing director of sustainability for Lend Lease Europe.
Brookfield Multiplex has taken top spot in August’s contractor league table thanks to a £200m office and retail scheme in London’s Leicester Square.
Skanska has been chosen as preferred bidder for the £600m phase two of the Battersea Power Station development, Construction News understands.
Bam Construction is set to win a £45m scheme to build a major museum in Dundee.
Lend Lease has reported a 368 per cent increase in European profits thanks to the Bluewater Shopping Centre sale, despite growing losses in its European construction business.
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