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By: Alex Carrick on September 20th, 2016

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Top 10 Featured Construction Projects in the U.S. - August 2016

Industry Snapshot

The accompanying table records the top 10 featured construction projects in the U.S. for August 2016.

2016 09 19 Top 10 US Projects August 2016

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 job-site 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 - August 2016 PDF.

Click here for the August 2016 Industry Snapshot article, ConstructConnect’s August Starts -2% vs July but +12% Year to Date.

Click here for the Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs - August 2016.

Top 10 featured construction projects in the U.S. - August 2016
REGION
(East to

West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s
Dollars
000,000s
Maryland
Hurlock Institutional North Dorchester Replacement High School 117 $50
(1 structure; 2 stories) 5875 Cloverdale Rd
Dorchester County Public Schools
Somerset Construction Company
         
Florida
Orlando Commercial Florida Mall Interior Renovations * $400
(1 structure) 8001 Orange Blossom Trl
Simon Property Group
 
Homestead Commercial Deering Groves 96 $100
(2 structures; 280 units) SW 256th St and SW 137th Ave
ahs Development Group
 
Tampa Commercial AC by Marriott/Tampa 96 $29
(1 structure; 6 stories), 4020 W. Boy Scout Boulevard
MetLife Real Estate Investors
         
Ohio
Westerville Commercial The Village at Central College 289 $27
Sunbury Road South of Central College Road
Casto
         
Tennessee
Nashville Institutional Criminal Justice Center Complex 300 $113
(2 structures) 448 Second Ave N
Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
         
Alabama
Saraland Institutional Saraland MOB & Diagnostic Center 70 $41
(1 structure; 3 stories)
Infirmary Health System
         
Illinois
Joliet Engineering/Civil Joliet Multi Modal Transportation Center Train Station 3A * $42
Scott St and New St
City of Joliet
 
Chicago Institutional Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation & Tech Entrepreneurship 92 $40
S. Federal Street
IIT-Design & Construction
         
Nebraska
Omaha Institutional Creighton University Dental Clinic 301 $82
(1 structure; 3 stories) 2101 Cuming St
Creighton University Facilities Management
         
TOTALS:     1,361 $924
*A square footage measure does not apply for alteration and engineering/civil work.
*ConstructConnect™ merges four legacy companies. As part of the data integration process, ConstructConnect™ is moving from an estimated start date (i.e., 30-60 days after bid date) for each project to an assigned start date. The transition will be complete by the end of 2016. Until then, the above Table will highlight featured projects rather than Top 10 starts.
Data source and table: ConstructConnect.