Skanska JV to build new surgery and clinic centre in US

WCN Editorial Team 9 Jan 2020 NORTH AMERICA BUILDINGS

Grady Health System (Grady) has awarded a $113m contract to Skanska and H.J. Russell & Company joint venture (JV) to construct a new surgery and clinic centre in Atlanta in the US state of Georgia.

Under the contract, the JV will be responsible for the construction of a new surgery and clinic centre called Center for Advance Surgical Services (CASS).

According to the Skanska, the company has a 75% share in the contract.

The 10-storey, approximately 53,000m² ambulatory surgery and clinic centre is expected to house many outpatient clinics. It will be the site of all of Grady’s outpatient surgeries.

The new centre is expected to expand Grady’s capability to serve patients at the main campus, by providing 25% additional operating room capacity and 45% extra clinical capacity.

Among the technological and environmental components to be built into the centre is a system to allow the harvesting and storing of rainwater from the entire block for reuse.

Environmental components are expected to be constructed into the centre a system to allow the harvesting and storing of rainwater from the whole block for reuse.

Construction of the project has already started in December last year while the completion is planned for September 2022.

In December last year, the construction company has signed an agreement with Virginia Hospital Center to construct a new outpatient pavilion and parking garage in Arlington, Virginia, US.

The 21,000m², six-storey outpatient pavilion will house physical therapy examination and treatment rooms, radiology and imaging suites, clinics for examinations and six operating rooms.

In October 2019, the Swedish construction company had also secured a $114m contract from Region Västra Götaland for the construction of Högsbo specialist hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The five-storey hospital building includes operating rooms, reception and resources for imaging and sampling for adults and children.

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Skanska and H.J. Russell & Company to build new surgery and clinic centre in US. (Credit: Jürgen Rübig from Pixabay)

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