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

The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for December 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 – December 2017 PDF.

Click here for the December 2017 Industry Snapshot article, ConstructConnect’s Soft December Starts Barely Blunt 2017’s Full Year Gain of +9.9%.

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

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

West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s*
Dollars
000,000s
Pennsylvania
Norristown Engineering/Civil Roadway and Bridge Reconstruction  *  $225
(6 structures) Multiple locations
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
 
Philadelphia Commercial Hyatt Centric Hotel / Philadelphia               256 $125
(4 structures; 13 stories) 1612 Chancellor St
Chancellor Hotel Associates
         
Georgia
Atlanta Commercial West Peachtree Mixed-Use Development            1,157 $250
(5 structures; 50 stories; 250 units) 1105 W Peachtree St
Selig Enterprises
         
Florida
Fort Myers Institutional Gulf Coast Medical Center Expansion / Ft. Myers               367 $306
(1 structure; 3 stories) 6150 Medical Loop Pkwy and 13681 Doctors Way
Lee Memorial Health System
 
Coral Gables Residential Paseo de la Riviera               116 $172
(6 structures; 23 stories; 1314 units) 1350 S Dixie Hwy
NP International USA, LLC
         
Illinois
Joliet Institutional Will County Courthouse               365 $200
(1 structure; 10 stories) 50 W Jefferson St
Will County – Purchasing
         
Missouri
Saint Louis Engineering/Civil Deer Creek Sanitary Tunnel  *  $148
(1 structure) Clayton Rd
Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD)
         
Arizona
Glendale Commercial West Valley Casino Resort Phase 1               400 $400
(1 structure) Northern Ave and 91st Ave
Desert Diamond Gaming/ Casino
         
Nevada
Las Vegas Commercial New Raiders NFL Football Stadium – City of Las Vegas            2,600 $1,900
(1 structure; 65,000 seats) Hacienda Ave and Polaris Ave
The Oakland Raiders Organization
         
California
San Diego Commercial Park and Market – East Village Neighborhood Mixed Use               562 $275
(4 structures; 986 units) Park Ave at Market St
Holland Partner Group LLC – Vancouver
 
TOTALS:     5,823 $4,001
*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.

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