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By: Alex Carrick on January 13th, 2021

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Top 10 Project Starts in the U.S. - December 2020

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The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for December 2020.

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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 2020 PDF.

Click here for the December 2020 Industry Snapshot article, Nonresidential Construction Starts Falter in December; Full Year 2020 -27% vs 2019.

Click here for the Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs - December 2020.

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - December 2020
(East to
Sq. Ft.
New York        
Brooklyn Residential 625 Fulton Street Mixed Use                       1,800 $425
    (7 structures; 79 stories; 1542 units) 625 Fulton St    
    The Rabsky Group    
New Jersey        
Jersey City Institutional New Hudson County Court Complex                          400 $345
    (4 structures; 5 stories) 595 Newark Ave    
    Hudson County Improvement Authority    
Tampa Civil/Engineering I-275 Howard Frankland Bridge from North of SR 687 (4th Street North) to South of SR 60  *  $865
    (5 structures) I-275    
    FDOT - District 7    
Columbus Institutional OSU Interdisciplinary Research Facility                          305 $238
    (2 structures; 5 stories) Kenny Rd and Lane Ave    
    Ohio State University - Facilities Design and Construction    
Dekalb Commercial Facebook Data Center / DeKalb                          970 $800
    (1 structure) 2050 Gurler Rd    
    Barge Design Solutions (Owner's Rep)    
Duluth Civil/Engineering Twin Ports Interchange in Duluth - Construction Manager General Contractor (CMGC) Project  *  $343
    (5 structures) Multiple Locations    
    Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT)    
Houston Institutional Horizon Tower - TAMU Health Plaza                          587 $302
    (4 structures; 30 stories) 6929 Main St    
    Medistar Corporation    
Oakland Civil/Engineering Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) System  *  $798
    Multiple Locations    
    Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)    
Chino Civil/Engineering RP-5 Liquids Treatment Expansion and RP-5 Solids Treatment Facility  *  $376
    (1 structure) 6063 Kimball Ave    
    Inland Empire Utilities Agency Contracts and Procurement Dept.    
Los Angeles Residential AVA Arts District                          577 $375
    (3 structures; 7 stories; 475 units) 668 S Alameda St    
    AvalonBay Communities    
TOTALS:     4,639 $4,867
*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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About Alex Carrick

Alex Carrick is Chief Economist for ConstructConnect. He has delivered presentations throughout North America on the U.S., Canadian and world construction outlooks. Mr. Carrick has been with the company since 1985.