Topping Off Ceremony Marks the Completion of Nebraska Cancer Center

The Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center in Omaha had a “topping off” ceremony on August 13.

Mercy Hospital Jefferson Begins Multi-Million Dollar Project

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City recently broke ground on a $135 million expansion. The project will add a three-story patient tower, a new front entrance and a variety of other enhancements to improve the experience for patients, staff and visitors.

Missouri Orthopeadic Institute Begins Expansion

Construction is under way for a four-story expansion of the Missouri Orthopeaedic Institute, according to the University of Missouri Health Care based in Columbia.

CVMC REIT II Acquires Webster Rehabilitation Hospital

Carter Validus Mission Critical REIT II Inc. (CVMC REIT II) announced on June 5 that it acquired the Post Acute Webster Rehabilitation Hospital property (the “Webster Rehabilitation Hospital”) from Medistar Corporation, a medical real estate developer based in Houston.

Designers Complete Work for Hatcher Station Health Center

BOKA Powell a Dallas-based architecture and interiors firm, has completed design work on the $11.2 million Hatcher Station Health Center, developed by Dallas-based Frazier Revitalization Inc. and operated by Parkland Health and Hospital System, also based in Dallas.

Parkland Opens New Community Health Clinic

Parkland Health & Hospital System recently opened its newest Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) clinic in Dallas.

Work Begins on CHI Ambulatory Building

McCarthy Building Companies of St. Louis broke ground on May 7 on the new CHI Ambulatory Building, which is part of the new academic complex for Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha.

Driscoll Children’s Plans Extension

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi is planning a facility extension that will add 70,000 square feet to the front of the hospital. The Robert Driscoll and Julia Driscoll and Robert Driscoll, Jr. Foundation Board of Trustees and the Driscoll Children’s Hospital Governing Board of Directors approved an $80 million construction project that will add a two-story, 70,000-square-foot building to the front side of the hospital and will house a new outpatient surgery center and pediatric intensive care Unit (PICU).

Construction Begins for Delbert Day Cancer Institute

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
McCarthy Building Companies, based in St. Louis, broke ground broke ground on a new, $31 million cancer center in Rolla on April 20. The Delbert Day Cancer Institute at Phelps County Regional Medical Center (PCRMC) will be a 37,000-square-foot comprehensive cancer care facility.

Texas Children’s Hospital to Begin Major Expansion

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
In collaboration with Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, FKP Architects, also of Houston, announced this month that a major expansion will focus on bringing giving critically ill patients better access to treatment. The hospital is embarking on a $506 million, 19-story patient tower addition, part of a $575 million capital investment at the Texas Children’s Main Campus.