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By: Alex Carrick on October 13th, 2020

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

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The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for September 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 - September 2020 PDF.

Click here for the September 2020 Industry Snapshot article, September Nonresidential Construction Starts One Quarter Lower Both M/M & YTD.

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

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - September 2020
(East to
Sq. Ft.
Philadelphia Institutional Drexel University Wexford College of Nursing and Health Professionals                          450 $293
    (1 structure; 11 stories) 1001 Filbert St    
    Wexford Science and Technology LLC    
Philadelphia Commercial 2222 Market Street Project - New Core and Shell Office Tower                          305 $200
    (2 structures; 19 stories) 2222 Market St    
    Morgan Lewis    
Miami Commercial Terminal F Renovation and Expansion for Carnival Cruise Line - Port of Miami                            50 $195
    (3 structures) 1103 N Cruise Blvd    
Nashville Residential Alcove Multi-Residential Development                          376 $160
    (1 structure; 34 stories; 356 units) 900 Church St    
    Giarratana Development    
Crown Point Institutional Franciscan Health Crown Point Hospital                          658 $200
    (1 structure) I-65 & Hwy 231    
    Franciscan St. Anthony Health Crown Point    
Chicago Civil/Engineering I-17-4339 I-490 Roadway and Bridge Widening and Reconstruction and I-294 Reconstruction  *  $152
    (2 structures) Multiple Locations    
    Illinois State Toll Highway Authority    
Austin Industrial Tesla Cybertruck Gigafactory / Austin                       4,000 $1,100
    (1 structure; 1 story) 12601 Harold Green Rd    
    Tesla Motors    
Sacramento Institutional Richards Boulevard State of California Office Complex                       1,500 $1,000
    (3 structures; 12 stories) 7th St & Richards Blvd    
    State of California    
Newport Beach Civil/Engineering Underground Utility Assessment District No. 111, UUD-22 - Phase 2, and Utility Undergrounding for Mcfadden Alleys and Court Street  *  $684
    (1 structure) Court St & Mc Fadden Pl    
    City of Newport Beach - City Clerk    
Chula Vista Residential Millenia Apartments                          512 $140
    (5 structures; 480 units) Birch St and Eastlake Pkwy    
    Meridian Development and Builder Services    
TOTALS:     7,851 $4,124
*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.