Chicago to get new 1,422-foot skyscraper

US real estate and investment firm Golub & Company has announced plans to build Chicago’s second tallest skyscraper, in partnership with CIM Group. The 1,422-foot skyscraper will become part of a redevelopment project located on a parking lot East of Chicago’s Tribune Tower. The building, which is currently unnamed, will be approximately 29 feet shorter…

US roadways specialist Construction Partners launches IPO

The Southeast US-focused roadways construction and maintenance specialist Construction Partners has announced an underwritten initial public offering (IPO). The Alabama firm is offering 6,750,000 shares, and certain selling stockholders are offering 4,500,000 shares, adding up to a total of 11,250,000 shares of Class A common stock. Construction Partners hopes to raise up to US$114.75 million…

Various international firms handed contracts for work on $5.3 billion Montreal rail system

A number of engineering and construction-related contracts for work on a US$5.3 billion light rail system in Montreal, Canada have been divvied out to several domestic and international firms. The engineering and construction will be carried out by Canadian outfits SNC-Lavalin, Aecon, Pomerleau and EBC, along with US engineer Aecom and Dragados Canada (a subsidiary…