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By: Alex Carrick on May 15th, 2019

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Top 10 Project Starts in the U.S. - April 2019

Industry Snapshot

The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for April 2019.

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - April 2019 Graphic

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 2019 PDF.

Click here for the April 2019 Industry Snapshot article, Construction Starts Settled into More Normal Pattern in April, +3% M/M.

Click here for the Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs - April 2019.

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - April 2019
LOCATION
(East to

West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s*
Dollars
000,000s
New York
Bowling Green Civil/Engineering Canarsie Tunnel Rehabilitation and Core Capacity Improvements  *  $477
(1 structure) Multiple Locations
MTA - New York City Transit - Procurement Division
         
Maryland
Accokeek Civil/Engineering Piscataway Wastewater Treatment Plant Bio-energy Project for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)  *  $250
(2 structures) 11 Farmington Rd W
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Administration
         
District of Columbia
Washington Residential City Ridge (Former Fannie Mae Site)               315 $640
(4 structures; 802 units) 3900 Wisconsin Ave NW 
Roadside Development
         
South Carolina
Moncks Corner Commercial Google Data Center Expansion/ Moncks Corner            2,477 $600
(1 structure) 1669 Garrott Ave
Google Inc. - Mountain View
         
Florida
Miami Residential Okan Tower            1,260 $300
(6 structures; 70 stories; 1498 units) 555 N Miami Ave
Miami 6th LLC
 
Avon Park Industrial Nucor Rebar Micro Mill / Frostproof 256  $240
(1 structure) Piitsburg Rd & Retreat Rd
Nucor Corporation
         
Kentucky
Hebron Industrial Amazon Prime Air Hub Distribution Center - CVG Airport / Hebron            3,350 $1,500
(1 structure) 3087 Terminal Dr
Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport
         
Texas
Bellmead Civil/Engineering IH-35 From South 12th Street to North Loop 340 CSJ 0015-01-243 Texas Department of Transportation  *  $448
Multiple Locations
Texas Department of Transportation - Waco District Office
 
Lorena Civil/Engineering Wdn, Gr, Strs, and Surf, I-35  *  $341
Texas Department of Transportation / Austin
 
Fannin Civil/Engineering Bois d'Arc Lake - Raw Water Pipeline and Leonard WTP to McKinney No. 4 Treated Water Pipeline  *  $293
North Texas Municipal Water District
         
TOTALS:     7,658 $5,089
*A square footage measure does not apply for alteration, some forms of industrial (e.g., petrochemical) and engineering/civil work.
Data source and table: ConstructConnect.