Medical construction riding $5B DFW waveMedical construction riding $5B DFW wavehttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=28342014-10-09T08:21:00Z2014-10-09T06:59:00Z

DALLAS-FORT WORTH - It’s health care and hard hats across North Texas as a construction wave totaling more than $5 billion is turning the region into one of the country’s most active medical construction markets.

More than $2 billion worth of work is underway just within a few blocks in Dallas’ medical district, led by the $1.3 billion Parkland Hospital and the $800 million UT Southwestern Clements University Hospital.

Below is a summary of Dallas-Fort Worth’s biggest healthcare projects.

Parkland Hospital, Dallas:
•  $1.33 billion
•  2.8 million sf of occupancy, excluding parking
•  eight buildings with a 17-floor main facility that includes a rooftop helipad
•  scheduled to open mid-2015

William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, Dallas:
•  $800 million
•  1.3 million sf
•  460 beds
•  scheduled to open November 2014

Methodist Dallas Medical Center Charles A. Sammons Tower:
•  $123 million
•  six-story 248,000-sf critical care and emergency tower
•  total bed count at Methodist Dallas grows from 515 to 558
•  facility opened July 2014

Medical City Dallas Hospital (expansion):
•  $126 million
•  156,937-sf addition
•  adding 100 beds (34 additional ICU beds, 46 additional medical/surgical patient beds, 18 stem cell patient rooms)
•  scheduled to open March 2016

Medical Center Alliance (new hospital and medical office building):
•  $93 million — $83 million for hospital and $10 million for medical office building
•  155,000-sf hospital, 50,000-sf office building
•  55 beds
•  scheduled to open February 2015

Dallas Business Journal
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