Construction Begins for Brooklyn Health Center

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(04/15/2015)
The first major commercial building to join the Brooklyn Cultural District’s development boom broke ground last month. Architecture firm Francis Cauffman of Philadelphia, Pa., designed the Brooklyn Health Center. New York-based Skanska USA is the construction manager.

Covenant Health Launches Construction Efforts in Lubbock

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(04/08/2015)
Covenant Health, based in Knoxville, Tenn., is investing $450 million toward construction and renovation efforts for its hospital system in Lubbock.

Aspen Valley Hospital to Start Third Phase of Construction

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(04/15/2015)
The third phase of construction for Aspen Valley Hospital will begin on April 20. The hospital is going into its third phase of construction, which will include about 33,000 square feet of space for a new emergency department, surgery suite and diagnostic imaging.

Coffman Bill Takes Aim at VA

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(04/08/2015)
Following the dismissal of the top Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) official in charge of construction, Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colo., introduced legislation on March 26 that would help get the Aurora, Colo., VA hospital built while holding the VA accountable for its failures.

KU Hospital Begins Constructing Patient Tower

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(03/25/2015)
The University of Kansas (KU) Hospital kicked off construction of its new, 92-bed Cambridge North Patient Tower on March 9. The $280 million building is situated just northeast of the existing hospital buildings.