Rank Project, Location Project Cost Start Date/ End Date Owner Prime contractor
1 Cape Canaveral Next Generation Natural Gas Power Plant, Brevard County, Fla. $1billion Feb. 2011/ 2013
2 Progress Energy Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Sutton Plant, Wilmington, N.C. $600 million May 2011/ 2014
Progress Energy
Kiewit Engineering and TIC-The Industrial Co.,
3 Gainesville Renewable Energy Center, Gainesville, Fla. $500 million March 2011/Nov. 2013
American Renewables
Fagen Inc.
4 Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando $383 million June 2011/April 2014
Orlando Performing Arts Center Corp.
PCL Construction Services; Balfour Beatty Construction
5 Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga. $333 million April 2011/ 2014
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District
Turner Construction Co.
6 Orlando Regional Medical Center Bed Tower Expansion, Orlando $297 million Nov. 2011/ July 2015
Orlando Health
Brasfield and Gorrie
7 Four Seasons Hotel at Walt Disney World, Orlando $170 million 2011/ Summer 2014
Four Seasons Hotels; Walt Disney Parks and Resort
Turner Construction Co.
8 Johnson Controls Battery Recycling Operations Building, Florence, S.C. $150 million Jan. 2011/ Late 2012
Johnson Controls
M.B. Kahn Construction
9 Interstate 485, Mecklenburg County, N.C. $139.5 million Summer 2011/Dec. 2014
North Carolina Dept. of Transportation
Blythe Construction Co.
10 INEOS New Planet Bio Energy Plant, Vero Beach, Fla. $130 million Feb. 2011/Summer 2012
INEOS New Planet Bio Energy LLC
AMEC Kamtech
11 Myrtle Beach International Airport Terminal Expansion, Myrtle Beach, S.C. $129.8 million March 2011/ 2013
Horry County Airport Commission
M.B. Kahn Construction
12 Charlotte Douglas International Airport Parking Deck, Charlotte, N.C. $120.9 million Dec. 2011/ 2015
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Archer Western Contractors; Turner Construction Co.
13 S.R. 9/Interstate 95 Express Lanes, Miami-Dade and Broward counties, Fla. $110 million Nov. 2011/Aug. 2014
Florida Dept. of Transportation
Hubbard Construction Co.; Metric Engineering
14 Gragg and Woodward Office Buildings and Parking Decks, Charlotte, N.C. $100 million June 2011/Dec. 2012
Rodgers Builders
15 Interstate 75 Widening, Hillsborough Co., Fla. $95million Oct. 2011/ Oct. 2015
Florida Dept. of Transportation
Prince Contracting
16 Interstate 85/I-485 Interchange, Charlotte, N.C. $92.2 million Oct. 2011/ June 2014
North Carolina Dept. of Transportation
Lane Construction Corp.
17 Dept. of Veterans Affairs Bay Pines Mental Health Addition, Bay Pines, Fla. $92million June 2011/Sept. 2013
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Archer Western Contractors De Maria JV II
18 Emory University Health Sciences Research Building, Atlanta $90million June 2011/April 2013
Emory University
Brasfield and Gorrie
19 Miami Central Station, Miami International Airport, Miami $83million May 2011/ Oct. 2013
Florida Dept. of Transportation
Turner Construction Co.
20 Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Outpatient Comprehensive Cancer Center Expansion, Winston-Salem, N.C. $82million May 2011/ Aug. 2013
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Lend Lease
21 Miami-Dade County Children’s CourthouseMiami $79.3 million May 2011/ 2013
Miami-Dade General Services Administration
Suffolk Construction Co.
22 Terraces at Bonita Springs Retirement Facility, Bonita Springs, Fla. $75million Nov. 2011/Aug. 2013
Santa Fe Senior Living
Lend Lease
22 ZF Transmissions Manufacturing Facility, Laurens County, S.C. $75million March 2011/June 2012
ZF Transmissions
Walbridge Southeast
24 Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, Irmo, S.C. $74million Dec. 2011/ 2013
Palmetto Health
Rodgers Builders
25 Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Newnan, Ga. $71million April 2011/ July 2012
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Okland Construction amd Batson-Cook Construction JV