Top 10 Project Starts in the U.S. – April 2017

The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for April 2017.

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There are several reasons for highlighting upcoming large projects. Such jobs have often received a fair amount of media coverage. Therefore, people in the industry are on the lookout for when jobsite work actually gets underway. And, as showcase projects, they highlight geographically where major construction projects are proceeding.

Also, total construction activity is comprised of many small and medium-sized projects and a limited number of large developments. But the largest projects, simply by their nature, can dramatically affect total dollar and square footage volumes. In other words, the timing and size of these projects have an exaggerated influence on market forecasts.

Click here to download the Construction Industry Snapshot Package – April 2017 PDF.

Click here for the April 2017 Industry Snapshot article, ConstructConnect’s Ytd Starts -2% after April Softens -7%.

Click here for the Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs – April 2017.

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. – April 2017
LOCATION
(East to

West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s*
Dollars
000,000s
New York
Jamaica Residential The Crossing at Jamaica Station Mixed Use Development               737 $300
(3 structures; 25 stories; 580 units) 147-34 Archer Ave
BRP Development
 
Queens Commercial Mid-Day Storage Yard for the East Side Access Project            1,522 $291
New York City Transit Bid Reception Desk
         
New Jersey
Trenton Engineering/Civil Scudder Falls Bridge Replacement  *  $396
(2 structures) I-95
Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission
         
Virginia
Arlington Commercial Reagan Washington National Airport Renovations  *  $1,000
1 Aviation Cir.
Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
         
Texas
Corpus Christi Engineering/Civil Valley Crossing Pipeline  *  $1,500
Spectra Energy Corp. – Corporate Headquarters
 
Austin Commercial ABIA Parking Garage and Administration Building            2,077 $220
(2 structures; 6 stories; 6000 units) 3600 Presidential Blvd
City of Austin
 
Sugar Land Residential Imperial Market Mixed-Use Development               850 $200
(5 structures; 185 units) US 90 and Hwy 6
Stallion Capital Management
 
San Antonio Engineering/Civil US 281 – Gr, Strs, Base, Sign, Delin and Pave Mrkrs  *  $192
(2 structures) US 281
Texas Dept. of Transportation / Austin
         
Oregon
Portland Insititutional Multnomah County Central Courthouse               460 $300
(2 structures; 17 stories) SW 1st Ave and SW Madison St
Multnomah County Facilities & Property Management Division
         
Washington
Seattle Engineering/Civil Seattle Multimodal Terminal Colman Dock  *  $177
(3 structures) 801 Alaskan Way
Washington State Department of Transportation Ferries Division
         
TOTALS:     5,646 $4,576
*A square footage measure does not apply for alteration and engineering/civil work.
Data source and table: ConstructConnect.

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