In the Pipeline: Medistar, Cigna Medical Group

Recently completed… 

Kaiser Permanente Northwest Opens Dental and Medical Office in Oregon

Kaiser Permanente Northwest recently opened the Cedar Hills Dental and Medical Office in Beaverton, Oregon. The new office will provide dental and medical care in innovative ways, according to a press release.

Clinicians, for instance, can look ahead at the dental patients on their schedule to see whether they’re due for any medical procedures, such as blood pressure checks, flu shots or immunizations that can be addressed during their visit. Thanks to Kaiser Permanente’s integrated medical record, a dentist can then send a message directly to the patient’s primary care physician.

McCarthy Completes Construction of $31.3 Million Cancer Facility in Rolla, Missouri

McCarthy Building Cos. Inc. recently completed construction of the 37,000-square-foot Delbert Day Cancer Institute at Phelps County Regional Medical Center in Rolla, Missouri. The cancer care facility occupies the first two stories of the $31.3 million, four-story, 100,470-square-foot building built by McCarthy.

The building was designed by BSA LifeStructures.

9,500-Square-Foot Medical Office Opens in Northboro, Massachusetts

St. Vincent Medical Group at Northborough Crossings recently opened a new, 9,500-square-foot medical office in Northboro, Massachusetts, reported. The building houses primary care services, as well as several specialty services, such as obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology and oncology. The building also houses an on-site laboratory.

Cigna Medical Group Opens 60,000-Square-Foot Medical Office in Peoria, Illinois

Cigna Medical Group recently celebrated the grand opening of the two-story, 60,000-square-foot Cigna Medical Group Sun City Multi-Specialty Center in Peoria, Illinois, the Peoria Times reported.

The new medical office provides internal medicine, family medicine, pharmacy, digital imaging, laboratory, urgent care and specialty services, like ophthalmology, audiology, optometry and podiatry, to patients.

Under construction… 

$11 Million Medical Office Building Under Construction in Spring Mills, West Virginia

Builders recently broke ground on an $11 million medical office building in Spring Mills, West Virginia, Herald-Mail Media reported. The three-story, 40,000-square-foot building is scheduled to be completed in early 2018.

The building will house urgent-care services, Aaron Henry, vice president and chief operating officer of WVU Medicine University Healthcare Physicians, told the publication. Additional services anticipated to be offered in Spring Mills include primary care, orthopedics and sports medicine, specialty clinics, a women’s imaging center, and X-ray and laboratory services.

“We recognize that convenience, especially in the younger demographics… they’re wanting convenient, after-hours care—quick, and in and out,” Henry said.

Services will be offered, at least in part, through the physicians’ group’s relationship with WVU Medicine University Healthcare, which is anticipated to lease space in the building. The facility, meanwhile, will be owned and operated by the physicians’ group.

The planned medical office building was designed by Grove & Dall’Olio Architects of Gerrardstown, West Virginia.

$25 Million Medical Office Building and Outpatient Surgery Center Breaks Ground in Alabama

OrthoSports Athens, INKANA Development and Athens-Limestone Hospital are slated to start construction on a $25 million outpatient surgery center and medical office building at the hospital’s Medical East campus in Athens, Alabama, reported. The new facility is expected to open in spring 2018.

The 75,000-square-foot expansion of Athens-Limestone Hospital’s Surgery Department will include a three-story outpatient surgery center with six operating rooms, physician office space, and imaging and lab services.

Robins & Morton, Chapman Sisson Architects and Progress Bank are helping with the project, the article noted.

Construction Begins on New Medical Office Building in Twin Falls, Idaho

Construction recently began on a two-story 57,640-square-foot medical office building in Twin Falls, Idaho. The building will house outpatient clinics and services offered by Idaho-based, not-for-profit health system St. Luke’s.

The total cost for the construction, equipment and fixtures is about $27.2 million. The building is planned to open in February 2018.

Medical Center in Texas to Expand by End of 2017

The Methodist Mansfield Medical Center in Mansfield, Texas, recently broke ground on a four-story, $11.8 million office building, D Healthcare Daily reported.

The 82,000-square-foot building is scheduled to be completed by December 2017. Tenants include doctors from Methodist Mansfield Medical Group, Methodist Moody Brain and Spine Institute, Texas Oncology, and the Center for Scoliosis & Advanced Spine Surgery.

Architect Perkins + Will, Contractor Skiles Group & GCC Enterprises Inc. and engineer WSP/CCRD are partnering with Methodist Mansfield on the new building.


Medistar to Build Medical Office Building in Webster, Texas

Houston-based Medistar Corp. and Bay Area Regional Medical Center are scheduled to break ground on a 60,000-square-foot medical office building in Webster, Texas, in the third quarter of 2017, the Houston Chronicle reported.

The new medical office building will support the Bay Area Regional Medical Center and will complement the services offered by PAM Bay Area Rehabilitation Hospital, a 45-room facility developed by Medistar in 2015 and operated by Post Acute Medical.

New Medical Office Building Planned for Laurel, Mississippi

South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel, Mississippi is building new emergency department, a four-story medical office tower with a new wellness and rehabilitation center, a helipad and extra parking, WDAM reported. The project is scheduled to start in late February.

The new medical office building will house pediatrics, gynecology, obstetrics, rehab, wellness, orthopedic, urology and surgery services.

Mac’s Construction Company of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was the successful bidder on the project. The construction portion of the project will total about $33 million.

“The funding source for the project is being provided through two programs, a USDA Community Facility Direct Loan and a USDA Community Facility Guaranteed Loan,” South Central Regional Medical Center Vice President and CFO Tom Canizaro said. “The loan will cover the construction project, the furniture and equipment for the new areas, all current outstanding debt and the cost of the financial transaction.”

South Central is borrowing $66,500,000, $57,745,000 of which is a USDA Community Facility Direct Loan.

HSA PrimeCare to Develop 109,000-Square-Foot Health Center in Oak Creek, Wisconsin

A new, 109,000-square-foot health center is scheduled to open in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, next fall.

HSA PrimeCare is developing the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Drexel Town Square Health Center, while CG Schmidt is serving as the general contractor and Eppstein Uhen Architects is serving as the architect.

The health center will offer several services, including primary care, urgent care, occupational health and outpatient surgery. Specialties to be offered at the center include dermatology, endocrinology, cardiology, gastrointestinal, ophthalmology/optometry, orthopaedics and sports medicine, neurology, ear/nose/throat, pain management, urology and plastic surgery.

The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network, set to be the building’s main tenant, is a partnership between the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Health.

50,000-Square-Foot Medical Office Building Planned for Minnesota 

The Davis Group and Elion Partners recently entered into a joint venture to develop a two-story, 50,000-square-foot medical office building at CityPlace in Woodbury, Minnesota. The new medical office building is part of a 100-acre planned development in the area.

Advocate Sherman Hospital to Build $12.7 Million Ambulatory Surgery Center in Illinois

The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board recently approved Advocate Sherman Hospital’s request to build a $12.7 million ambulatory surgery center on its campus in Elgin, Illinois, according to the Chicago Tribune.

The center, which is anticipated to be finished by March 2019, is a joint venture between Advocate Sherman Hospital, Surgical Care Affiliates and 13 physician investors.

Written by Mary Kate Nelson