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2012 Top Starts In Texas & Louisiana

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2012 Top Starts In Texas & louisiana
Rank Project / Location Project Cost
($ Mil.)
Start Date /
End Date
Owner
General Contractor
Construction Manager
Architect
1 Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project (LNG)
Cameron, La.
$4,750
Aug. 2012
2015/2016
Owner Cheniere Energy Inc.
GC Bechtel Corp.
2 Keystone Gulf Coast Expansion
Cushing Okla., to Nederland, Texas
$2,300
Aug. 2012
Late 2013
Owner TransCanada Ltd.
GC Michels Corp.
3 University Medical Center
New Orleans, La.
$1,200
Jan. 2012
Dec. 2014
Owner State of Louisiana Division of Administration
Facility Planning and Control
CM Skanska/MAPP, a joint venture
Architect Blitch Knevel & NBBJ, a joint venture
4 Entergy Ninemile Point Plant
Generation Unit Expansion

Westwego, La.
$721
July 2012
Mid-2015
Owner Entergy Corp.
GC The Shaw Group
5 Natural Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Unit
(Design/Build)

Horseshoe Bay, Texas
$500
May 2012
Summer 2014
Owner Lower Colorado River Authority
GC, CM & Architect Fluor Corp.
6 University of Texas Medical Branch
Jennie Sealy Replacement Hospital

Galveston, Texas
$438
March 2012
Sept. 2015
Owner University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
GC & CM Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
Architect HDR Inc.
7 Williams Petrochemical Plant Expansion
Geismar, La.
$375
July 2012
3Q 2013
Owner Williams Partners LLC
GC CB&I Constructors Inc.
8 JW Marriott Hotel
Austin, Texas
$300
Aug. 2012
Q1 2015
Owner White Lodging Services Corp.
GC Hunt-Hardin, a joint venture
Architect
HKS Inc.
8 Lake Texoma Outfall to Wylie Water
Treatment Plant, Raw Water Pipeline & Plant

Wylie, Texas
$300
Nov. 2012
Jan. 2014
Owner North Texas Municipal Water District
GC & CM Garney Construction
10 Baylor University Stadium
Waco, Texas
$250
Aug. 2012
Sept. 2014
Owner Baylor University
CM Austin-Flintco
Architect Populous Architects PC
11 TxDOT: Temple to Troy
Waco, Texas
$208.1
March 2012
Early 2016
Owner & CM Texas Dept. of Transportation
GC James Construction Group
Architect Lockwood, Andrews and Newnam
12 San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA)
Surface Water Facilities

Conroe, Texas
$190
Aug. 2012
June 2015
Owner San Jacinto River Authority
CM 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)
13 DFW Terminal A Enhanced
Parking Structure

Dallas, Texas
$183.2
May 2012
Jan. 2013
Owner Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
GC Austin Commercial
CM BARC, a joint venture of Balfour, Azteca Enterprises,
H.J. Russell & Co. and
CARCON
Architect Jacobs Engineering Group
14 Lackland Ambulatory
Care Center Phase 2

San Antonio, Texas
$162.2
Feb. 2012
Feb 2014
Owner U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
GC Skanska USA Building Inc.
CM U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Architect HDR Inc.
15 Lackland AFB ACC Specialty Care/
Command Support Center Phase 3

San Antonio, Texas
$161.3
Nov. 2012
Aug. 2014
Owner U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
GC Skanska USA Building Inc.
CM U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Architect HDR Inc.
16 DFW Terminal Renewal and Improvement
Program – Terminal B Phase 1

Dallas, Texas
$157.4
Nov. 2012
Jan. 2014
Owner Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
CM MBJ3, a joint venture of Manhattan,
Byrne, JRT and 3i
Architect DMJM EJES, a joint venture
17 Southern Methodist University
Residential Commons

Dallas, Texas
$150
Feb. 2012
Aug. 2014
Owner Southern Methodist University
CM The Beck Group
Architect KSQ Architects
18 DART Orange Line/Irving-3
Irving, Texas
$149.8
April 2012
Dec. 2014
Owner Dallas Area Rapid Transit
GC Kiewit, Stacy and Witbeck,
Reyes and Parsons,
a joint venture
19 TxDOT: Lorena
Waco, Texas
$145.3
March. 2012
Late 2015
Owner & CM Texas Dept. of Transportation
GC Lane Construction Co.
Architect Rodriguez Transportation Group
20 Ward County Water Transmission
System

Wickett Monahans, Odessa and
Big Spring, Texas
$130
Jan. 2012
March 2013
Owner Colorado River Municipal Water District
GC 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.
21 DK Pipeline Southwest Extension
McMullen Live Oak, Bee and Karnes Counties,
Texas
$120
Sept. 2012
April 2013
Owner Copano Energy
GC Sprint Pipeline Services
CM Copano Energy
22 DFW Terminal Renewal and
Improvement Program –
Terminal A Phase 2

Dallas, Texas
$116.6
July 2012
Feb. 2014
Owner Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
CM BARC, a joint venture of Balfour,
Azteca Enterprises,
H.J. Russell & Co. and CARCON
Architect Jacobs Engineering Group
23 Resolute Health Hospital &
Wellness Campus

New Braunfels, Texas
$113
June 2012
April 2014
Owner Vanguard Health Systems
GC Brasfield & Gorrie LLC
Architect Earl Swensson Associates
24 The Fountains at Farah
El Paso, Texas
$110
August 2012
Oct. 2013
Owner Fountains at Farah LP Inc.
GC EMJ Corp.
Architect O’Brien and Associates
25 University of Houston
New Football Stadium

Houston, Texas
$105
Dec. 2012
July 2014
Owner University of Houston
GC Manhattan Construction Co.
CM PageSoutherlandPage and DLR Group
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