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By: Alex Carrick on August 15th, 2018

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

Industry Snapshot

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

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - July 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 - July 2018 PDF.

Click here for the July 2018 Industry Snapshot article, ConstructConnect’s July Nonresidential Starts -6.2% M/M; +9.5% Y/Y; and -2.3% YTD.

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

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

West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s*
Dollars
000,000s
New York
New York Commercial The Spiral Office Tower            2,850 $3,200
(1 structure; 65 stories) 66 Hudson Blvd
Tishman Speyer / New York
 
New York Engineering/Civil Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Replacement of Upper Roadways, Boroughs of Manhattan and Queens  *  $274
(4 structures) Multiple Locations
NYC Department of Transportation - Contract Management Unit
         
New Jersey
Passaic Institutional New Dayton Avenue Educational Campus District               448 $164
(6 structures; 4 stories) 70 Parker Ave
New Jersey Schools Development Authority
         
District of Columbia
Washington Residential River Point at Buzzard Point               736 $250
(4 structures; 10 stories; 861 units) 2100 2nd St SW
Western Development Corp.
         
Florida
Orlando Commercial Lake Nona Town Center - Phase II            1,241 $300
(3 structures; 18 stories) Tavistock Lakes Blvd and Lake Nona Blvd
The Tavistock Group / Windermere
         
Tennessee
Memphis Industrial St. Jude Research Building               625 $412
(2 structures; 8 stories) 262 Danny Thomas Pl
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
         
Wisconsin
Fitchburg Commercial Promega Corporation R&D Building               270 $190
(1 structure; 8 stories) East Cheryl Pkwy
Promega Corporation
         
Kansas
Olathe Institutional Johnson County Courthouse               350 $182
(1 structure; 7 stories) 100 West Santa Fe St
Johnson County Public Works
         
Washington
Seattle Commercial Washington State Convention & Trade Center Expansion            1,400 $1,600
(3 structures; 13 stories) 1600 Ninth Ave
Pine Street Group L.L.C.
 
Spokane Industrial Project Rose Distribution Facility            2,500 $181
(3 structures; 4 stories; 1963 units) 10010 W Geiger Blvd
Trammell Crow - Seattle
 
TOTALS:     10,240 $6,753
*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.