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By: Alex Carrick on September 13th, 2018

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Top 10 Project Starts in the U.S. - August 2018

Industry Snapshot

The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for August 2018.

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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 - August 2018 PDF.

Click here for the August 2018 Industry Snapshot article, ConstructConnect’s August Nonresidential Starts Were -19% M/M, but only -2% YTD.

Click here for the Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs - August 2018.

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - August 2018
LOCATION
(East to

West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s*
Dollars
000,000s
Pennsylvania
Wexford Institutional Highmark Health / Allegheny Health Network Pine Hospital               345 $275
(3 structures; 9 stories; 805 beds) 12311 Perry Hwy
Highmark, Inc.
 
Fort Washington Residential The Promenade at Upper Dublin            1,484 $200
(2 structures; 6 stories; 427 units) Dreshertown and Welsh Rd
BET Investments Inc.
         
Virginia
Yorktown Engineering/Civil I-64 Capacity Improvements - Segment III  *  $178
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) - Procurement
         
North Dakota
Belfield Industrial Davis Refinery  *  $800
132 1/2 Ave and 36th St
Meridian Energy Group, Inc
         
Texas
Channelview Industrial LyondellBasell Propylene Oxide and Tertiary Butyl Alcohol Plant / Channelview  *  $2,400
8280 Sheldon Rd
LyondellBasell Industries
 
Austin Engineering/Civil Design, Construct and Maintain - SH 99 Grand Parkway Segments H, I-1 and I-2  *  $1,280
Roads, Multiple Locations
Webber-Cadagua Partners
 
Dallas Residential Residences at Park District               300 $180
(2 structures; 34 stories; 228 units) 2120 Flora St
Balfour Beatty Construction/Dallas
         
California
Clovis Institutional Clovis Community Medical Center Expansion               190 $390
(1 structure; 5 stories; 150 beds) 2755 Herndon Ave
Clovis Community Medical Center
 
Los Angeles Institutional Los Angeles County Department Of Mental Health Headquarters               478 $302
(1 structure; 20 stories) 510 S Vermont Ave
Trammell Crow Company - Los Angeles
 
Los Angeles Residential Wilshire Curson Building               450 $170
(2 structures; 20 stories; 695 units) 640 S Curson Ave
J.H. Snyder Company
 
TOTALS:     3,247 $6,175
*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.