June 2015 AGC Smartbriefs: Expensive Projects

June 2015 AGC Smartbriefs: Expensive Projects

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June 2, 2015

  • $10.7B U.S. military construction project continues in Korea

June 3, 2015

  • $2B wastewater project officially begins in Sacramento, CA
  • 1 million square-foot, mixed use development being built in FL

June 4, 2015

  • Siemens, Orasom sign $9B deal to construct power plants in Egypt
  • Concrete is placed at $1B power in Mass.; more to come
  • Construction starts at $200M office campus in L.A.; 520 construction jobs expected

June 5, 2015

  • Woodside, Sempra consider building $8.5B LNG export facility in Texas

June 8, 2015

  • $244M design-build contract awarded to JV for bypass, access road in N.C.
  • $158M worth of construction underway in Ft. Gordon in GA
  • Construction firms add 17,000 jobs in May

June 9, 2015

  • Michigan plans $2.9B freeway reconstruction project in Detroit
  • Site work starts at $1B data center in Nevada

June 10, 2015

  • 40-story spec tower being built in Denver, CO
  • U.S. job openings increased to 5.4M in April

June 11, 2015

  • Work continues on GA’s $1B Northwest Corridor

June 12, 2015

  • Work set to begin on $1B multi-use project in Washington

June 15, 2015

  • Group plans $1B innovation hub project

June 16, 2015

  • $1B overhaul at Reagan National

June 17, 2015

  • $200B in energy mega-projects shelved due to oil price slump – BAD
  • Construction progresses at Miami’s $1B Brickell City Centre
  • $500M mixed-use project gets green light in alameda, CA
  • Building-permit issuance in U.S. approaches 8-year high
  • Nonresidential constructions tarts increased 30.3% in May

June 18, 2015

  • Construction to start later this year in $1.6B fertilizer plant

June 19, 2015

  • Construction is underway at $2B Cornell Tech Campus
  • Work continues on $102M San Antonio stadium makeover
  • $812M One Daytona project inches toward start of construction
  • Spending bill weakening EPA rules moves to Senate floor

June 22, 2015

  • Consortium wins $1.23B high-speed rail contract
  • Construction to begin on $3.4B Canadian bridge
  • Construction will restart Wednesday at $1.4B Hawaiian telescope project

June 23, 2015

  • Rudolph and Sletten progresses with $5B Apple campus
  • Hunt, Skanska JV wins $1.4B GC/CM convention contract
  • 40 states, D.C. saw construction job increases in last year

June 24, 2015

  • Construction to start on $1.4B Ohio storm water project
  • Labor shortage escalates construction costs
  • Senators unveil $270B bipartisan highway bill

June 25, 2015

  • Monsanto eyes $1B-plus expansion at Louisiana plant
  • 80-story tower in Miami will be city’s tallest
  • $1B CA desalination plant is 93% complete
  • Architecture Billing Index hits 51.9 in May

June 26, 2015

  • Walt Disney Co. considering $1B expansion of its California parks
  • Money allocated to begin design of LaGuardia’s new terminal

June 26, 2015

  • Monsanto eyes $1B-plus expansion at Louisiana plant

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