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28 December 2015

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 28 December 2015 – The National Development Finance Agency (NDFA), acting as agent for the Courts Service, and BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie U.A have reached financial close on the Courts Bundle PPP Project in Ireland. The contract value is approximately €135 million.

17 December 2015
BAM Construction appointed to build £36.2 million [approximately €50 million] Hull Venue

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 December 2015 - Hull City Council has announced the appointment of a contractor to build a new, state-of-the-art music, events and conference centre in the city. Leading construction company BAM Construction Ltd was awarded the contract following a competitive tendering exercise, having demonstrated that it offered the best value in terms of quality and price.

17 December 2015
BAM Techniek - Integrated Works sold to management

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 December 2015 - BAM Bouw en Vastgoed bv has sold its subsidiary BAM Techniek - Integrated Works to the management. The transaction includes all eight employees and work in progress.

16 December 2015
BAM extends existing credit facilities until 2018

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 16 December 2015 – Royal BAM Group nv has reached agreement with two bank syndicates on the extension of the existing revolving credit facility to an amount of €412.5 million until 30 January 2018 and on the extension of the existing subordinated loan to an amount of €108 million until 30 July 2018. The previously agreed bank covenants remain unchanged.

16 December 2015
McIlveen views progress on Magherafelt bypass

(Press release Northern Ireland Executive – Department for Regional Development:) Belfast, 15 December 2015 - Work on the £35 million Magherafelt bypass is progressing well with a significant amount of work already complete since construction started earlier this year.

16 December 2015
Building for Better Care in Ayrshire

Glasgow, 15 December 2015 - BAM Construction has handed over the first phase of works at University Hospital Crosshouse in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, as part of NHS Ayrshire & Arran’s Building for Better Care Programme.

15 December 2015
Margo Hotel and GTV Hotel

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 December 2016 - BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has completed the construction of the GTV Hotel in Cikarang, approximately fifty kilometres east of Jakarta, Indonesia, as well as the Margo Hotel in Depok, south of Jakarta.

15 December 2015
Royal London selects BAM for Egham office block

Hemel Hempstead, 15 December 2015 - BAM Construction is to build a £24 million office block alongside the River Thames in Egham, Surrey.

14 December 2015

Hemel Hempstead, 14 December 2015 - BAM Construction is to substantially remodel the central Westminster residential and office space at 63-65 Buckingham Gate for our client, Anquila Corporation Ltd of Hong Kong, to create a high-quality development to be known as 1, 2 & 3 Buckingham Green, SW1. The circa 230,000 sq ft mixed-use project is managed by Gardiner & Theobald on behalf of Anquila Corporation, who are in turn represented by London & Oriental.

7 December 2015
Work to start on two new schools

(Press release Dorset County Council:) Dorchester, 4 December 2015 - Contractors are due to start work on two brand new schools in Dorset over the next few weeks.

4 December 2015

(Press release BSI:) London, 2 December 2015 - From 2016, all government building and infrastructure projects in the UK will require level 2 BIM compliance. BSI, the business standards company today launches a verification scheme for PAS 1192-2 Information management for the capital/delivery phase of construction projects. BAM Construct UK Ltd and Skanska UK are the first two companies to be independently assessed by BSI and achieve verification.

2 December 2015
BAM consortium wins contract for A94 Forstinning-Marktl in Germany

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 2 December 2015 – Autobahndirektion Südbayern (ABDSB) has selected the BAM, Eiffage and Berger Bau consortium as the successful bidder for the Availability Model A94 Forstinning-Marktl in Germany. The total project volume is around €1.1 billion.

27 November 2015

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 27 November 2015 - The Municipality of The Hague will award BAM the contract for the design, construction and maintenance during fifteen years of the road project Rotterdamsebaan. This will be the new connecting road of approximately four kilometers length between the motorway at the Ypenburg interchange (A4/A13) and The Hague’s so-called Central Zone (Binckhorst-Centrum-Scheveningen). The contract value is over € 300 million. The construction will start in mid-2016. The first cars should be able to use the new road in the spring of 2020.

25 November 2015
BAM wins new HQ contract

Glasgow/ Grangemouth, 25 November 2015 - BAM Construction has been appointed by INEOS as preferred bidder for its new headquarters on Inchyra Road. The project is part of INEOS’ ongoing development of its1,700 acre site in Grangemouth. The £17 million building, designed by Michael Laird Partnership, will have four storeys comprising 6,863 m2 in total.  Work has already started on site and is scheduled for completion in the final quarter of 2016.

25 November 2015
Green light given for BAM Properties Leeds West End office development

Hemel Hempstead, 24 November 2015 - BAM Properties has secured planning permission for Latitude Yellow its £70 million office development in the West End of Leeds. The fully glazed contemporary ten-storey building with an impressive double height colonnade fronting Wellington Road will comprise157,000 sq ft of Grade A office space with floor plates of 16,759 sq ft. The basement will provide parking for 69 cars plus 92 bike spaces.  The scheme is initially being offered on a pre-let basis at a quoting rent of £24.00 per sq ft, which will allow early occupiers to influence the interior specifications and finishes of their space.

23 November 2015
Construction begins on new North West Innovation Centre

(Press release Unilever:)  Leatherhead, Surrey, 23 November 2015 - A groundbreaking ceremony marking the construction phase of the new Advanced Manufacturing Centre facility is taking place at the Unilever hub in Port Sunlight today.

20 November 2015

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 19 November 2015 – For the sixth consecutive year, Royal BAM Group has been awarded with a top 20 position on the Transparency Benchmark (Transparantiebenchmark) of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, and has been declared one of the leaders by achieving a fifth place and a score of 193 out of 200 (2014: 192). BAM is the highest scoring construction company.

19 November 2015
Consortium TramContractors reaches financial close on Antwerp tramline PPP project

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 19 November 2015 – The Flemish public transport operator De Lijn, the Flemish Roads and Traffics Agency, - and the City of Antwerp have granted in coordination with the Beheersmaatschappij Antwerpen Mobiel the contract for the construction of the PPP tram project Northern line, to the consortium TramContractors. Partners in this consortium are BAM-PGGM and Cofely Fabricom (ENGIE). The contract value is approximately €200 million.

19 November 2015
Artists impression IQ Intelligent Quarters

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 19 November 2015 - BAM Deutschland AG (the German operating company of Royal BAM Group nv, specialising in building projects) has won the contract to build the office and apartment complex IQ Intelligent Quarters in Hamburg. BAM Deutschland will complete the complex by the end of 2017. The project developer is Joint Venture Strabag Real Estate / ECE Projektmanagement GmbH & Co. The contract value is over €68 million.

17 November 2015
BAM Danmark wins design and build contract for European School in Copenhagen

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 17 November 2015 – BAM Danmark has won the design and build contract for the European school in Copenhagen. Client is project developer Carlsberg Byen P/S. The school is built on the site of the Danish brewer Carlsberg, which is completely redeveloped. The project has a contract value of over € 40 million.