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By: Alex Carrick on August 15th, 2019

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Top 10 Project Starts in the U.S. - July 2019

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The accompanying table records the top 10 project starts in the U.S. for July 2019.

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - June 2019 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 - July 2019 PDF.

Click here for the July 2019 Industry Snapshot article, Bolstered by Mega Projects, July's Nonresidential Starts Almost Matched June.

Click here for the Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs - July 2019.

Top 10 project starts in the U.S. - July 2019
LOCATION
(East to
West)
TYPE OF
CONSTRUCTION
DESCRIPTION
Sq. Ft.
000s*
Dollars
000,000s
Virginia        
Fredericksburg Civil/Engineering I-95 Express Lanes Fredericksburg Extension  *  $500
    (1 structure) I-95    
    Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) - Procurement    
         
Georgia        
Brookhaven Institutional Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Replacement Hospital Campus         1,800 $1,500
    (1 structure; 19 stories; 446 units) I-85 & N Druid Hills Rd    
    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite    
         
Florida        
Miami Commercial Skyrise Miami            171 $540
    (4 structures; 90 stories) 2665 S Bayshore Dr    
    J. Berkowitz Development Group    
         
Miami Commercial Royal Caribbean Cruises Headquarters            350 $300
    (1 structure; 10 stories) 1080 Caribbean Way    
    Royal Caribbean International / Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.    
         
Tennessee        
Nashville Commercial Broadwest Development            635 $500
    (5 structures; 62 stories; 457 units) 1600 West End Ave    
    Propst Properties    
         
Michigan        
Lansing Civil/Engineering Natural Gas Power Plant - Lansing Board of Water and Light  *  $500
    (1 structure) 3725 S Canal Rd    
    Lansing Board of Water & Light    
         
Missouri        
Kansas City Commercial Kansas City International Airport - New Single Terminal         1,000 $1,500
    (1 structure) 601 Brasilia Ave    
    City of Kansas City - Aviation Department    
         
Louisiana        
Cameron Industrial Calcasieu Pass  *  $4,500
    (1 structure) Davis Rd    
    Venture Global LNG Inc.    
         
Texas        
Texas City Industrial Marathon Galveston Bay Refinery  *  $1,200
    (1 structure) 502 10th St S    
    BP Products North America    
         
Nevada        
Reno Industrial Makita Manufacturing Facility / Reno            819 $440
    Military Rd & Echo Ave    
    Prologis - Reno    
         
TOTALS:     4,775 $11,480
*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.