The Federal Emergency Management Agency has announced a $5.5 billion construction start for a new $4.6 billion building that will be the centerpiece of a new, state-of-the-art northside office building.

The Federal Emergency Manager’s Office announced the construction start Friday.

Construction of the new $1.2 billion office building is expected to begin in late 2019.

Construction began in December 2015 on a new downtown office building for the Federal Emergency Mitigation Agency, the FEMA agency responsible for managing the state’s disaster preparedness.

Construction is expected be completed by 2020.

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