Medical Construction & Design

JUL-AUG 2018

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6 Medical Construction & Design | J U LY/AUGUST 2018 | MCDM AG.COM Projects IN BRIEF Skanska USA is expanding and renovating the Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers, Florida. The hospital's expansion will add three fl oors consisting of 216 patient rooms and 52 intensive care unit rooms to better serve patients in the Southwest Florida community. Designed by HKS, Inc., the $229-million project is slated for completion in September 2021. Grandview Medical Center celebrated the grand opening of its Cancer Center in Birmingham, Alabama. The freestanding, two-story building consists of 26,000 square feet and includes a linear accelerator, pharmacy, chemotherapy infusion bays and large-bore PET/CT scanner for diagnostic studies and simulations. The general contractor for this project was Brasfi eld & Gorrie. Earl Swensson Associates served as architect. Ground was recently broken for Jefferson Washington Township Hospital's $220-million expansion. The project, located in Turnersville, New Jersey, will be completed in two phases, beginning with an eight-story parking garage. Construction for a new bed tower will begin in 2019 and is expected to be complete in 2021. The project team includes CallisonRTKL and P Agnes. Harley Ellis Devereaux has been selected to serve as the executive architect and engineer for the new, consolidated hospital for McLaren Greater Lansing , located in Michigan. The hospital will be built adjacent to Michigan State University on a 39-acre greenfi eld site. The scope of this project will encompass the creation of a 500,000-square- foot, 240-bed medical center. The new facility is slated to be nine fl oors tall and scheduled for a 2021 opening. Baylor Scott & White Health and the Irving Hos- pital Authority have selected Turner Construction Company to lead a $140-million expansion and renovation project. The Perkins+Will-designed tower will rise seven stories and feature 162,000 square feet of patient rooms and care support spaces, as well as infrastructure enhancements, to a campus in Irving, Texas. The team will also make updates to the original building's exterior. The proj- ect is scheduled for completion in May 2020. Gulf Coast Medical Center VCU Health and Children's Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University recently celebrated the ribbon cutting for its new Virginia Treatment Center for Children. This new 120,000-square-foot facility, located in Richmond, is the result of $56 million in funding from the Virginia General Assembly and a dedicated community of donors and mental health advocates. The facility was designed by CannonDesign and built by Balfour Beatty. The facility is transformational for chil- dren's mental healthcare, bringing VTCC's services out of a 50-year-old institutional space and into a modern facility with an inspirational design. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow as much natural light as possible into the facil- ity. In addition, it includes 32 inpatient rooms with private baths and accommodations for parents to stay with children. A therapy mall off ers occupational, recreational, art, mu- sic and play therapy. Music is piped in and controlled at the nurses' station. The facil- ity also features a half-court gym and recre- ational area and 20 outpatient exam rooms. PEDIATRIC New Virginia Treatment Center Transforms Care through Design for Mental Health Healing completed & upcoming

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