Commercial building top projects

1. Type of project: New utility service center Location: 4000 First Ave. S. Owner: MidAmerican Energy Co. General contractor: Woodruff Construction, Fort Dodge Value: $17,823,000
2. Type of project: Renovation of the former Phillips Middle School to create apartments Location: 1015 Fifth Ave. N. Owner: Foutch Brothers LLC, Kansas City, Missouri General contractor: Foutch Brothers LLC, Kansas City, Missouri Value: $8.8 million
3. Type of project: New in-patient substance abuse treatment center Location: 211 Ave. M West Owner: Community & Family Resources, Fort Dodge General contractor: Woodruff Construction, Fort Dodge Value: $6.6 million
4. Type of project: Renovations and addition to Fort Dodge Senior High School Location: 819 N. 25th St. Owner: Fort Dodge Community School District General contractor: Woodruff Construction, Fort Dodge Value: $4,076,700
5. Type of project: Store renovations Location: 3036 First Ave. S. Owner: Walmart General contractor: L & L Builders Co., Sioux City Value: $2,331,000
6. Type of project: Store renovations Location: 3336 Fifth Ave. S. Owner: Mikos & Matt Furniture Co. Inc., Fort Dodge General contractor: Jensen Builders Ltd., Fort Dodge Value: $980,000
7. Type of project: Renovations and addition Location: 1303 Third Ave. N.W. Owner: Murphy Tractor & Equipment Co., Fort Dodge General contractor: Woodruff Construction, Fort Dodge Value: $878,000
8. Type of project: Renovation and addition to turn a former restaurant into a chiropractic office and fitness center Location: 20 N. 29th St. Owner: Active Health Chiropractic, Fort Dodge General contractor: Gehlhausen Construction Inc., Fort Dodge Value: $700,000
9. Type of project: Renovations to the Municipal Building Location: 819 First Ave. S. Owner: City of Fort Dodge General Contractor: Kolacia Construction Inc., Fort Dodge Value: $520,000
10. Type of project: Store renovations Location: 214 S. 25th St. Owner: UnityPoint Health General contractor: Jensen Builders Ltd., Fort Dodge Value: $476,414

Here is a summary of the biggest commercial building projects that were started in Fort Dodge during 2017, based on the value of the investment. The information was provided by the city’s Engineering, Business Affairs and Community Growth Department.