Institutional

With 284 beds and 14 operating rooms on 10 floors – eight above grade and two below grade – the seven-year process to build the new San Francisco General Hospital is a complicated one. So general contractor Webcor Builders is maintaining close contact with the owner and architect, and is utilizing building information modeling to mitigate any problems with the help of the virtual world.

Akin to its name, Total-R Insulation Solutions strives to provide the best solutions for general contractors’ insulation needs, and as a result, has developed solid relationships within the construction industry, says John Trapp, founding partner. “We want to be the contractors’ first call for building envelope solutions,” he states. “We feel as if we are part of their staff, and it’s our responsibility to make sure their needs are taken care of.”

After more than 100 years, T.B. Penick & Sons Inc. has stayed strong by consistently performing “good, honest hard work,” Executive Vice President Greg Lee says. He notes that this has allowed the company to earn a great name for itself and create ongoing success.

Thirty years ago, Chip Marous, one of the three owners of Marous Brothers Construction in Willoughby, Ohio, didn’t imagine the firm he started with his brother Scott would be as big and diverse as it is today. “We’re determined and we like big goals,” he notes. “We thought that the sky was the limit and that we’d be big some day. We knew we wanted to grow the company.”

No longer do the church members at Northeast Christian Church in Louisville, Ky., have to squeeze in to attend one of the three worship services offered on Sundays. Nor do they have to figure out how to make the Children’s Ministry on campus more accessible and kid-friendly. Instead, they now have a new $15 million, 49,000-square-foot worship center, which seats more than 2,000 worshippers, instead of seating 900 in the former building.

For years, the GSA’s future tenant for the in-progress Phoenix Professional Office Building has been operating from one federal building and three leased facilities in Phoenix – a setup incongruent with its goals. “The existing facilities are incapable of providing the required square footage necessary to support new functions, and cannot meet enhanced IT infrastructure-sufficient space to meet its current requirements and allow for full compliance with Interagency Security Committee (ISC) guidelines,” the GSA explains. 

It takes a contractor with a great deal of experience in the healthcare sector working closely with a talented healthcare architect to successfully value-engineer a hospital’s design while maintaining aesthetics. That’s exactly what Nabholz Construction Services and Health Facilities Group accomplished for the new Scott County Hospital in Scott County, Kan., which replaces an existing facility.

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