Administrator Begbies Traynor is negotiating with Lancashire developers about the sale of contracts left by the collapse of the Livesey Group.
David McLean Group has blamed the "tightening financial market" for the loss of more than 10% of its 400-strong workforce.
Preston-based construction group Livesey has gone into administration, resulting in the closure of several building sites around the region.
Construction giant Bovis Lend Lease has appointed a new head of its northern division as it restructures its senior management team.
Expanding national construction company Branlow has purchased a site at Canalside in Runcorn for its own use.
An increased order book has led construction consultant Waterman to relocate its Manchester office to new premises as it expands.
Leading cost consultant Davis Langdon’s North West offices reported rises in annual turnover of around 20% to almost £10m in the past year.
Blackpool’s most famous landmark is to receive a £10m refurbishment by owner Trevor Hemmings.
The Bank of Scotland has agreed a £360m financial package to fund Peel Holdings’ Media City UK scheme in Salford Quays.
Contractor Morgan Ashurst has been appointed by Langtree Group to design and build a 38,000 sq ft office building at Trafford Park, Manchester.
Ask Developments has started work on site with the long-awaited redevelopment of Urmston’s shopping centre in Trafford, Greater Manchester.
Bolton-based contractor G&J Seddon has won the contract to build a £10m new home for Williams Bolton’s BMW and Mini dealerships.
Despite setbacks with improvements to Edge Lane, Liverpool Land Development Company has reported a strong performance in its latest annual results.
Peel Holdings has unveiled details of its environmental plans for Media City UK, the 200-acre project set to become home to the BBC in Salford Quays.
Two new schools in East Lancashire are likely to open one year late due to delays caused by legal objections to land acquisitions.
Rapidly growing listed property and construction group Rok has acquired a maintenance firm with nearly 200 staff in the North West.
Salford University is close to taking 600,000 sq ft at Peel Holding’s Media City UK in Salford Quays – nearly twice the size of the new BBC offices.
Lancashire developer Time and Tide has awarded the contract to build its 35-storey Gravity tower in Manchester to Browns Construction.
Interserve has been selected as preferred bidder for the construction of the new £45m St Helens College.
Construction work will begin this week on the £200m redevelopment of derelict dockland in Barrow-in-Furness into business parks, homes and a marina.
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