Skanska signs $149.7 million contract to expand and renovate Riverside Community Hospital

Press release 9/12/2014 9:49 AM EST

Skanska announced it signed a $149.7 million contract to renovate and expand Riverside Community Hospital in Riverside, Calif.

Skanska USA Building will include the full value of the contract in its third quarter order bookings.

The project includes a seven-story, 292,000-SF new tower that will feature patient beds along with essential services including dietary, pharmacy, lab, materials management, and sterilization. The new addition will add 12 intensive care beds and 60 medical/surgical beds to the facility. The new patient tower will also include two shelled floors for future expansion. 

The renovation portion of the project consists of 30,000-SF in the existing facility, including a new MRI suite and a complete multi-phased renovation of the existing imaging department. Additional renovation work includes the infill of existing atrium spaces in one of the facility’s buildings to create space for a future operating room expansion/renovation.

Construction is under way and will conclude in February 2016. Perkins + Will is the architect of record.