Top 10 Largest Construction Project Starts in the U.S. – July 2016

The accompanying table records the 10 largest construction project starts in the U.S. in July 2016.

2016 08 15 Top 10 US Projects July 2016

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 job-site 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 2016 PDF.

Click here for the July 2016 Industry Snapshot article, ConstructConnect’s July Starts Step Back 5.2% versus June.

Click here for the Nonresidential Construction Starts Trend Graphs – July 2016.

Top 10 largest construction project starts in the U.S. – July 2016
(East to

Sq. Ft.
Williamstown Institutional Unified Science Center – Williams College               150 $120
(3 structures; 6 stories) 18 Hoxsey St
Williams College
New York
New York Institutional Manhattan Psychiatric Center               260 $159
(1 structure; 21 stories) 125 St
New York State Office of General Services
Allentown Industrial FedEx Ground HUB – CY16/Allen Township               846 $335
(1 structure; 1 story) Willowbrook Rd
FedEx Ground – Facilities
Blackstone Institutional Foreign Affairs Security Training Center FASTC               700 $180
(1 structure) Fort Pickett, Military
General Services Adminstration
Carrollwood Engineering/Civil Emergency Signal Repair and Generator Installation  *  $710
FDOT – District 7
Bedford Heights Engineering/Civil ODOT IR-271 Major Reconstruction  *  $120
Ohio Department of Transportation
Milwaukee Commercial Milwaukee Street Car, Transportation Terminal               703 $128
(1 structure)
City of Milwaukee
Los Angeles Engineering/Civil Westside Purple Line Extension Section 2  *  $1,300
LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Portland Institutional Oregon Health Sciences University – Knight Cancer Research Building               320 $160
(1 structure; 7 stories) 2193 SW River Pkwy
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
Honolulu Engineering/Civil NDWP IIT Mauka Extension, Airport Concourse               270 $198
(1 structure; 2 stories) 300 Rodgers Blvd
State of Hawaii Department of Transportation
TOTALS:     3,249 $3,410
*A square footage measure does not apply for alteration and engineering/civil work.
Data source and table: ConstructConnect.

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