Skanska-led joint venture builds Marquette Replacement Hospital for $206 million

Press release 8/17/2016 8:00 AM EST

Skanska and its joint venture partner Closner Construction have signed a contract with Duke LifePoint Healthcare, to manage the construction of its new replacement hospital for UP Health System – Marquette in Michigan. Skanska will include $175 million --  its portion of the $206 million construction contract -- in order bookings for Skanska USA Building in the third quarter 2016. 

The new 542,817-square-foot, 243-bed, replacement facility includes approximately 146,000 square feet of diagnostic and therapeutic services; 180,000 square feet of patient care services; 15,000 square feet of administrative support services; 47,000 square feet of operational support services; a new central power plant; and mechanical, electrical and telecommunications areas.
Additionally, the project will include a 97,224-square-foot adjoining medical office building, and a 172,125-square-foot parking structure.

Gresham Smith & Partners is the architect for the project. Construction began in May 2016 and is slated for completion in October 2018.

Duke LifePoint Healthcare, a joint venture of Duke University Health System, Inc. and LifePoint Health (NASDAQ: LPNT), is strengthening and improving healthcare delivery by providing community hospitals the clinical, quality and operational resources they need to grow and prosper.