Rank Project, LocationProject Cost Start Date/ End DateOwner Prime contractor
1Cape Canaveral Next Generation Natural Gas Power Plant, Brevard County, Fla.$1billionFeb. 2011/ 2013
2Progress Energy Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Sutton Plant, Wilmington, N.C.$600 millionMay 2011/ 2014
Progress Energy
Kiewit Engineering and TIC-The Industrial Co.,
3Gainesville Renewable Energy Center, Gainesville, Fla.$500 millionMarch 2011/Nov. 2013
American Renewables
Fagen Inc.
4Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando$383 millionJune 2011/April 2014
Orlando Performing Arts Center Corp.
PCL Construction Services; Balfour Beatty Construction
5Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Ga.$333 millionApril 2011/ 2014
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District
Turner Construction Co.
6Orlando Regional Medical Center Bed Tower Expansion, Orlando$297 millionNov. 2011/ July 2015
Orlando Health
Brasfield and Gorrie
7Four Seasons Hotel at Walt Disney World, Orlando$170 million2011/ Summer 2014
Four Seasons Hotels; Walt Disney Parks and Resort
Turner Construction Co.
8Johnson Controls Battery Recycling Operations Building, Florence, S.C.$150 millionJan. 2011/ Late 2012
Johnson Controls
M.B. Kahn Construction
9Interstate 485, Mecklenburg County, N.C.$139.5 millionSummer 2011/Dec. 2014
North Carolina Dept. of Transportation
Blythe Construction Co.
10INEOS New Planet Bio Energy Plant, Vero Beach, Fla.$130 millionFeb. 2011/Summer 2012
INEOS New Planet Bio Energy LLC
AMEC Kamtech
11Myrtle Beach International Airport Terminal Expansion, Myrtle Beach, S.C.$129.8 millionMarch 2011/ 2013
Horry County Airport Commission
M.B. Kahn Construction
12Charlotte Douglas International Airport Parking Deck, Charlotte, N.C.$120.9 millionDec. 2011/ 2015
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Archer Western Contractors; Turner Construction Co.
13S.R. 9/Interstate 95 Express Lanes, Miami-Dade and Broward counties, Fla.$110 millionNov. 2011/Aug. 2014
Florida Dept. of Transportation
Hubbard Construction Co.; Metric Engineering
14Gragg and Woodward Office Buildings and Parking Decks, Charlotte, N.C.$100 millionJune 2011/Dec. 2012
Rodgers Builders
15Interstate 75 Widening, Hillsborough Co., Fla.$95millionOct. 2011/ Oct. 2015
Florida Dept. of Transportation
Prince Contracting
16Interstate 85/I-485 Interchange, Charlotte, N.C.$92.2 millionOct. 2011/ June 2014
North Carolina Dept. of Transportation
Lane Construction Corp.
17Dept. of Veterans Affairs Bay Pines Mental Health Addition, Bay Pines, Fla.$92millionJune 2011/Sept. 2013
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Archer Western Contractors De Maria JV II
18Emory University Health Sciences Research Building, Atlanta$90millionJune 2011/April 2013
Emory University
Brasfield and Gorrie
19Miami Central Station, Miami International Airport, Miami$83millionMay 2011/ Oct. 2013
Florida Dept. of Transportation
Turner Construction Co.
20Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Outpatient Comprehensive Cancer Center Expansion, Winston-Salem, N.C.$82millionMay 2011/ Aug. 2013
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Lend Lease
21Miami-Dade County Children’s CourthouseMiami$79.3 millionMay 2011/ 2013
Miami-Dade General Services Administration
Suffolk Construction Co.
22Terraces at Bonita Springs Retirement Facility, Bonita Springs, Fla.$75millionNov. 2011/Aug. 2013
Santa Fe Senior Living
Lend Lease
22ZF Transmissions Manufacturing Facility, Laurens County, S.C.$75millionMarch 2011/June 2012
ZF Transmissions
Walbridge Southeast
24Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge, Irmo, S.C.$74millionDec. 2011/ 2013
Palmetto Health
Rodgers Builders
25Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Newnan, Ga.$71millionApril 2011/ July 2012
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Okland Construction amd Batson-Cook Construction JV