Construction Quarterly: A Snapshot of Health Care Projects, Hot Spots and Architects

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CURRENT AS OF JANUARY 2014

TOP PROJECTS ON THE BOARDS

Construction projected to bid in next 12 months *

FACILITY                              LOCATION            DOLLAR VALUE

Union Village Integrated Health       Henderson, Nev.     $1.5 billion
Weill Cornell Ambulatory Care         New York City       $896 million
  Center
West Los Angeles VA Medical Center    Los Angeles         $800 million
VA Medical Center Louisville          Louisville, Ky.     $700 million
Prince Georges Hospital               Greenbelt, Md.      $650 million
Omaha Veteran Administration          Omaha, Neb.         $500 million
  Hospital
Marin County General Hospital         Greenbrae, Calif.   $500 million
Sanford Fargo Medical Center          Fargo, N.D.         $494 million
Brigham & Womens Hospital Research    Boston              $450 million
  & OU
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago   Chicago             $423 million

* As reported for projects in the planning phases

RSMEANS HOSPITAL CCI Construction Cost Index for 30-city
national average *

MARCH 2014 FORECAST   $299.75
DEC.2013              $299.42
SEPT. 2013            $297.69
JUNE 2013             $295.05
MARCH 2013            $294.59

* Materials, labor and equipment are researched quarterly to
establish index. Based upon the RSMeans square-foot model for
hospitals. …