HOUSTON AREA – Several Houston nonprofits have recently announced groundbreakings or other construction updates.
Projects range from a $70 million tower to a new headquarters to facility expansions.
Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital’s new tower
Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital in Humble broke ground on its new $70 million patient care tower on May 30, 2017. The 123,000-sf, five-story tower will include 90 large patient rooms, with the flexibility to add 30 additional beds.
Nora’s Home facility expansion
Nora’s Home, a nonprofit near the Texas Medical Center that provides lodging for transplant patients and their families, will break ground on an expansion June 9, 2017.
The expansion will allow the organization, at 8300 El Rio St., to double its capacity to 10,800 lodging nights per year.
Big Brothers Big Sisters’ local headquarters
Big Brothers Big Sisters Houston is nearing completion on its new local headquarters.
The 21,000-sf building, at 1003 Washington Ave. just north of downtown, broke ground in 2016 and is expected to open in summer 2017.
Houston SPCA’s campus expansion
The Houston SPCA celebrated the topping out of its “Campus for All Animals” project on May 4, 2017.
The project totals more than 100,000 sf at 7007 Old Katy Rd., on 12 acres just north of Memorial Park.
The “Campus for All Animals” broke ground in August 2016 and is expected to be complete in early 2018.