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By: Alex Carrick on March 19th, 2018

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

Industry Snapshot

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

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - February 2018

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 - February 2018 PDF.

Click here for the February 2018 Industry Snapshot article, ConstructConnect's February 2018 Starts -8.4% versus Prior Five-year Average.

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

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

West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s*
Dollars
000,000s
New Jersey
Weehawken Residential 800 Harbor Boulevard - Phase 1               903 $258
(1 structure; 15 stories; 573 units) 800 Harbor Blvd
Hartz Mountain Industries
         
District of Columbia
Washington Engineering/Civil Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge   *  $441
Interstate 295 and Suitland Pkwy
US Department of Transportation - Headquarters
         
Virginia
Sandston Commercial Facebook Data Center at White Oak Technology Park            1,000 $1,000
(aka Project Echo), (1 structure), 5900 Elko Road,
Facebook Inc.
         
Florida
Orlando Commercial JW Marriott Hotel               700 $282
(1 structure; 16 stories; 516 rooms)
Epcot Center Drive and I-4
         
Indiana
Bloomington Institutional Regional Academic Health Center                735 $389
(1 structure), 1350 45/46 Bypass and Rd 37
Indiana University 
         
Missouri
Kansas City Commercial Hyatt Hotel               785 $325
(7 structures; 22 stories; 1,300 rooms) W 16th St and Wyandotte St
Rider Levett Bucknall
         
Nevada
Reno Commercial Apple Data Center            1,100 $1,000
(1 structure) US Interstate 80
Apple Computer Inc
         
California
Rancho Cucamonga Industrial IPT Arrow Industrial Building               612 $329
(1 structure), Arrow Rte. and Etiwanda Ave. 
Goodman Birtcher
         
Oregon
Prineville  Commercial Facebook Data Center Expansion               970 $480
(1 structure), SW Connect Way
Facebook Inc. - Corporate Headquarters
         
Hawaii
Fort Shafter/Oahu Institutional FY15 PN70668 U.S. Army Pacific (USARPAC) Command & Control Facility (C2F), Phase 3,                400 $284
(3 structures), Wisser Rd and Parks Rd
US Army Corps of Engineers
 
TOTALS:     7,205 $4,788
*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.