Springfield Site on List of Contenders for VA Clinic
Byline: Diane Dietz The Register-Guard
Marcola Meadows is the newest contender to emerge publicly in the competition for a major new Veterans Affairs clinic that will be built in Eugene or Springfield.
Graham Development of Carmel, Calif., bought the 100-acre development in north Springfield out of foreclosure recently. The developer has now made the first cut for companies vying to build the clinic, which will be leased to the VA for 20 years for about $2.2 million per year.
"We essentially are shovel ready. If we are awarded the contract we could be pushing dirt virtually immediately," said Dennis Randazzo, a Portland broker and manager of part of the Marcola project. "There's a team in place right now."
The Department of Veterans Affairs mailed out "some" letters to winning companies on Nov. 30, but Jessica Kaplan, a VA lease program manager, declined to say how many developers or sites are in the running or the projected …
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Publication information: Article title: Springfield Site on List of Contenders for VA Clinic. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Register Guard (Eugene, OR). Publication date: December 3, 2011. Page number: A1. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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