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By: Alex Carrick on February 14th, 2020

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

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

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - January 2020 Graphic

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 - January 2020 PDF.

Click here for the January 2020 Industry Snapshot article, January’s Nonresidential Construction Starts -14% M/M and -11% YTD.

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

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - December 2019
LOCATION
(East to
West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s*
Dollars
000,000s
New York        
Astoria Industrial Court Square Office Renovation and Expansion            103 $240
    (4 structures; 6 stories) 45-18 Ct Square W    
    King Street Properties LLC    
         
Maryland        
Bethesda Institutional P114 Medical Center Addition/Alteration (MCAA) At Naval Support Activity Bethesda         1,030 $570
    (3 structures) 8901 Wisconsin Ave    
    Naval Facilities Engineering Command - Washington    
         
Hillcrest Heights Institutional P-3021 Hangar 21, Joint Base Andrews, Camp Springs, MD            366 $298
    (4 structures)     
    US Navy - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) - Washington    
         
Virginia        
Ashburn Commercial Stonewall Secure Business Park - Project Kale Data Center            288 $600
    (1 structure) Dulles Greenway    
    Google Inc. - Mountain View    
         
Georgia        
Atlanta Commercial Hilton Hotel Mixed-Use Development / Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Int'l Airport            800 $300
    (4 structures; 11 stories; 541 rooms) 6000 N Terminal Pkwy    
    Majestic Realty Co. - Atlanta / Commerce Construction Co. LP    
         
Tennessee        
Memphis Industrial Project Iris         4,200 $630
    (3 structures; 5 stories) Hawkins Mill Rd    
    Seefried Industrial Properties - GA    
         
Indiana        
Gary Commercial Hard Rock Casino / Gary            210 $300
    (2 structures; 1 story) 5400 W 29th Ave    
    Centaur Gaming / Spectacle Entertainment, LLC    
         
Mississippi        
Olive Branch Industrial Amazon Fulfillment Center - Legacy Park / Olive Branch         1,000 $350
    (1 structure; 1 story) 11505 Progress Way     
    Hillwood Investment Properties    
         
California        
Los Angeles Civil/Engineering Automated People Mover (APM) - Landside Access Modernization Program at LAX  *  $2,000
    1 World Way    
    Los Angeles World Airport - Administration Department    
         
Los Angeles Institutional Los Angeles County Museum of Art - David Geffen Galleries            347 $490
    (1 structure; 2 stories) 5905 Wilshire Blvd    
    LACMA    
           
TOTALS:     8,344 $5,778
*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.