2012 Top Starts In texas & louisiana
Rank Project/ Location Project Cost ($ Mil.) Start Date/ End Date Owner General Contractorconstruction managerarchitect
1Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project (LNG)Cameron, La.$4,750Aug. 2012 2015/2016Owner Cheniere Energy Inc.GC Bechtel Corp.
2Keystone Gulf Coast ExpansionCushing, Okla., to Nederland, Texas$2,300Aug. 2012 Late 2013Owner TransCanada Ltd.GC Michels Corp.
3University Medical CenterNew Orleans, La.$1,200Jan. 2012 Dec. 2014Owner State of Louisiana Division of Administration Facility Planning and ControlCM Skanska/MAPP, a joint ventureArchitect Blitch Knevel & NBBJ, a joint venture
4Entergy Ninemile Point Plant Generation Unit ExpansionWestwego, La.$721July 2012 Mid-2015Owner Entergy Corp.GC The Shaw Group
5Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Unit (Design/Build)Horseshoe Bay, Texas$500May 2012Summer 2014Owner Lower Colorado River AuthorityGC, CM & Architect Fluor Corp.
6University of Texas Medical Branch Jennie Sealy Replacement HospitalGalveston, Texas$438March 2012 Sept. 2015Owner University of Texas Medical Branch at GalvestonGC & CM Hensel Phelps Construction Co.Architect HDR Inc.
7Williams Petrochemical Plant ExpansionGeismar, La.$375July 2012 3Q 2013Owner Williams Partners LLCGC CB&I Constructors Inc.
8JW Marriott HotelAustin, Texas$300Aug. 2012 Q1 2015Owner White Lodging Services Corp.GC Hunt-Hardin, a joint ventureArchitect HKS Inc.
8Lake Texoma Outfall to Wylie Water Treatment Plant, Raw Water Pipeline & PlantWylie, Texas$300Nov. 2012 Jan. 2014Owner North Texas Municipal Water DistrictGC & CM Garney Construction
10Baylor University StadiumWaco, Texas$250Aug. 2012 Sept. 2014Owner Baylor UniversityCM Austin-FlintcoArchitect Populous Architects PC
11TxDOT: Temple to TroyWaco, Texas$208.1March 2012 Early 2016Owner & CM Texas Dept. of TransportationGC James Construction GroupArchitect Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam
12San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) Surface Water FacilitiesConroe, Texas$190Aug. 2012 June 2015Owner San Jacinto River AuthorityCM McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. Architects HDR Engineering Inc. (treatment plant design); AECOM (high service pump station design); Freese & Nichols Inc. (raw water intake and pump station design)
13DFW Terminal A Enhanced Parking StructureDallas, Texas$183.2May 2012 Jan. 2013Owner Dallas-Fort Worth International AirportGC Austin CommercialCM BARC, a joint venture of Balfour, Azteca Enterprises, H.J. Russell & Co. and CARCONArchitect Jacobs Engineering Group
14Lackland Ambulatory Care Center Phase 2San Antonio, Texas$162.2Feb. 2012 Feb. 2014Owner U.S. Army Corps of EngineersGC Skanska USA Building Inc.CM U.S. Army Corps of EngineersArchitect HDR Inc.
15Lackland AFB ACC Specialty Care/Command Support Center Phase 3San Antonio, Texas$161.3Nov. 2012 Aug. 2014Owner U.S. Army Corps of EngineersGC Skanska USA Building Inc.CM U.S. Army Corps of EngineersArchitect HDR Inc.
16DFW Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program – Terminal B Phase 1Dallas, Texas$157.4Nov. 2012 Jan. 2014Owner Dallas-Fort Worth International AirportCM MBJ3, a joint venture of Manhattan, Byrne, JRT and 3iArchitect DMJM EJES, a joint venture
17Southern Methodist University Residential CommonsDallas, Texas$150Feb. 2012 Aug. 2014Owner Southern Methodist UniversityCM The Beck Group Architect KSQ Architects
18DART Orange Line/Irving-3Irving, Texas$149.8April 2012 Dec. 2014Owner Dallas Area Rapid TransitGC Kiewit, Stacy and Witbeck, Reyes and Parsons, a joint venture
19TxDOT: LorenaWaco, Texas$145.3March 2012 Late 2015Owner & CM Texas Dept. of TransportationGC Lane Construction Co.Architect Rodriguez Transportation Group
20Ward County Water Transmission System Wickett, Monahans, Odessa and Big Spring, Texas$130Jan. 2012 March 2013Owner Colorado River Municipal Water DistrictGC Garney Construction (pump stations); S.J. Louis (wellfield pipeline); Hydro Resources (wells); and S.J. Louis & Oscar Renda Contracting, a joint venture (transmission pipeline)CM & Architect Freese and Nichols Inc.
21DK Pipeline Southwest ExtensionMcMullen, Live Oak, Bee and Karnes Counties, Texas$120Sept. 2012 April 2013Owner Copano EnergyGC Sprint Pipeline ServicesCM Copano Energy
22DFW Terminal Renewal and Improvement Program – Terminal A Phase 2Dallas, Texas$116.6July 2012 Feb. 2014Owner Dallas Fort Worth International AirportCM BARC, a joint venture of Balfour, Azteca Enterprises, H.J. Russell & Co. and CARCONArchitect Jacobs Engineering Group
23Resolute Health Hospital & Wellness CampusNew Braunfels, Texas$113June 2012 April 2014Owner Vanguard Health SystemsGC Brasfield & Gorrie LLCArchitect Earl Swensson Associates
24The Fountains at Farah El Paso, Texas$110August 2012 Oct. 2013Owner Fountains at Farah LP Inc.GC EMJ Corp.Architect O’Brien and Associates
25University of Houston New Football StadiumHouston, Texas$105Dec. 2012 July 2014Owner University of HoustonGC Manhattan Construction Co.CM PageSoutherlandPage and DLR Group

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