Contractor Galliford Try has won contracts in the health and education sectors in Manchester and Liverpool.
Galliford Try will build an £8.1m building for Manchester University and a £6.1m medical centre and library for Liverpool & Sefton Health Partnership.
Manchester University plans a five-storey building for the school of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science containing pilot plant, academic and research laboratories, teaching and administration facilities, with completion expected by August 2011.
In Liverpool, the contract will see the construction of a medical centre for Liverpool Primary Care Trust under an existing LIFT framework together with a library for Liverpool City Council and a sixth form facility for Childwall School on the site of a former library at Childwall Fiveways in Liverpool.
Greg Fitzgerald, chief executive of Galliford Try, said: "We are delighted to secure this range of projects, demonstrating or ability to secure quality work in the health and education sectors."