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10 Dec 2018, Dallas, Texas
A developer has announced plans for a 22-story, 300,000-square-foot (27,870-square-meter) office tower, paying almost $400 per square foot ($4,304 per square meter) for the 0.4-hectare building site. Read more.
10 Dec 2018, London, United Kingdom
Historic England has expressed concerns about the proposed 305-meter-tall, Tulip tower, saying it could encroach on views of the Tower of London. London City Airport has joined in saying the tower could interfere with radar. Read more.
07 Dec 2018, Salford, United Kingdom
Proposals have been drawn for a series of blocks in Salford Quays that could rise up to 45 stories. The buildings would contain residential apartments, student accommodation and co-living units. Read more.
06 Dec 2018, San Salvador, El Salvador
Construction is planned to begin in 2019 on a new luxury residential tower in the suburb of San Benito, San Salvador called Casa Uno Cinco Nueve. The building will offer 88 units ranging in size from 138 to 191 square meters. Read more.
04 Dec 2018, Norwich, United Kingdom
A £270 million (US$344 million) scheme in Norwich has been recommended for approval by city planners. The development would include a 20-story high-rise, 11,000 square meters of retail and commercial space, a hotel and a cinema. Read more.
04 Dec 2018, Gold Coast, Australia
A Gold Coast artist has submitted an application to develop a 57-apartment tower in Surfers Paradise. The largest of the four penthouse apartments will comprise four bedrooms within a 509-square-meter layout. Read more.
30 Nov 2018, London, United Kingdom
An architect has proposed a plan to build a 42-story residential tower opposite Ilford station in east London. The scheme would include 380 apartments, with 144 affordable apartments built on a separate site. Read more.
30 Nov 2018, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Urbánica, an El Salvador-based real estate developer, will be starting construction on a 24-story residential high-rise in the Honduran city of Tegucigalpa in mid-2019. The project will include seven townhouses in addition to the apartment units. Read more.
29 Nov 2018, London, United Kingdom
Updated plans for a $1.4 billion development in London’s Olympic Park have been submitted. The plan, which has undergone height cutbacks after a dispute over views of St. Paul’s Cathedral, could reach completion in 2022 if approved. Read more.
28 Nov 2018, Sydney, Australia
Planning for a new transit-oriented tower development in Sydney has proceeded to the next stage. A new station is set to be accompanied by 29-, 25-, and 23-story towers, as well as mid-rise buildings and a public plaza. Read more.
28 Nov 2018, Newport, United States
A 14-hectare project featuring 464,515 square meters of residential, commercial, and public space is planned to develop in Newport, Kentucky, across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. Construction on the $1 billion scheme will begin in 2019. Read more.
28 Nov 2018, Zurich, Switzerland
A new 18,000-seat football stadium complex is to be built in Zurich, Switzerland, following local voter approval. The project, which includes two adjacent 137-meter high-rises, has a total estimated cost of $571 million. Read more.
28 Nov 2018, Montreal, Canada
Developers have submitted a proposal for a two-tower mixed-use development to join Montreal’s downtown skyline. The 51- and 53-story towers are planned to host 1,500 new units and will be connected by an illuminated skybridge. Read more.
27 Nov 2018, London, United Kingdom
A developer has secured approval for a 575-home, four-tower scheme in west London. The $254 million project will include 2,100 square meters of office space as well as 926 cycle spaces, communal gardens and public space. Read more.
27 Nov 2018, Paris, France
A timber tower on Paris’ left bank is scheduled for a 2021 completion. The residential project, known as the Wood Up tower, will rise 50 meters and 17 stories tall, and will accommodate 105 homes, ranging from studios to five-room apartments. Read more.
26 Nov 2018, Birmingham, United Kingdom
A funding agreement has been secured to develop a 33-story residential tower in Birmingham as the second phase of a scheme. The proposed 217-unit building is scheduled for completion in 2019. Read more.
26 Nov 2018, Coquitlam, Canada
The Coquitlam council has approved a 29-story tower to proceed with a rezoning application. The 251-unit high-rise is planned to replace a three-story condominium building in the city’s Burquitlam neighborhood. Read more.
19 Nov 2018, London, United Kingdom
A 305-meter tourist tower called The Tulip has been proposed adjacent to 30 St. Mary Axe in London. The proposal includes glass slides and gondola pod rides, with completion estimated for 2025. Read more.
19 Nov 2018, Chicago, United States
The New York-based developer behind the 12,541-square-meter Webster Place shopping center has plans to expand with two 20-story residential, office and retail towers on an adjacent land parcel. Read more.
15 Nov 2018, Sheffield, United Kingdom
A 32-story skyscraper has gained outline planning approval by Sheffield City Council. The project would consist of residential apartments and retail, and would create a pedestrian link between The Moor and Sheffield City Centre. Read more.
14 Nov 2018, New York City, United States
A prominent e-commerce company has released plans for its new headquarters in New York City’s Long Island City. The company is also slated to lease 92,903 square meters of a 50-story tower in the area. Read more.
14 Nov 2018, London, United Kingdom
Developers have unveiled designs for the regneration of the London Bridge sector, which will undergo review by London’s Southwark Council. The schemes include retail and office buildings, as well as a tower featuring an “origami-style” façade. Read more.
14 Nov 2018, Córdoba, Argentina
A three-tower complex rising 110 meters has been proposed for Córdoba, Argentina. The 127,000-square-meter project is planned to contain a mall and 750 parking spaces, 945 residential apartments, and office space. Read more.
14 Nov 2018, Honolulu, United States
An architecture firm’s first project in Honolulu is slated to rise 41 stories and is designed to imitate the curve of the area’s native red sugar cane. The 570-unit tower is set to join a 24.3-hectare development in the Ward Village district. Read more.
12 Nov 2018, Ottawa, Canada
A developer is proposing three towers near the Gladstone Village planned community in Ottawa’s Hintonburg neighborhood. The towers, which have proposed heights of 40, 36 and 31 stories, combine to offer 92,903 square meters of floor space. Read more.
09 Nov 2018, London (ON), Canada
Two high-rise projects are planned to go before the London, Ontario planning committee. The two-tower complex is set to deliver 480 new units to the downtown area, while the proposed 31-story building is slated to include 266 units. Read more.
08 Nov 2018, Moscow, Russia
Architects have been selected to move forward with four million square meters of new buildings, including office and residential, for a smart city development in Rublyovo-Arkhangelskoye, west of Moscow. Read more.
07 Nov 2018, Thu Dau Mot, Vietnam
Developers have announced a new 24-floor apartment project planned for Thu Dau Mot, Vietnam. The X-shaped tower will contain 560 apartments, which are projected to launch to market in 2019, and commercial space on the ground floor. Read more.
07 Nov 2018, Los Angeles, United States
A complex initially lodged in 2004 has received the necessary funding to begin construction works in Los Angeles’ Bunker Hill neighborhood. The project includes a 20-story hotel, a 39-story residential tower, retail, and public space. Read more.
07 Nov 2018, Cork, Ireland
A 15-story office tower slated for Cork City is facing delays, following a late appeal from a local heritage body. If approved, the project would deliver 6,000 square meters of office space to the city center. Read more.