Tag: healthcare

Construction Processes, Financial

Healthcare construction spending surges despite soaring expenses

August 29, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Healthcare construction remains strong despite surging costs, with spending in the sector near all-time highs, according to a recent Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis healthcare construction report. Examples abound: St. Louis Veterans Administration Health is planning a $1 billion […]


Texas firm’s new CEO says there’s a better way to build

March 16, 2022

Via: Construction Dive

Keyan Zandy wants to improve the industry for the next generation of builders. Announced as its new CEO March 1, Zandy has worked at Skiles Group, a Dallas-area healthcare specialist contractor, for over eight years. Projects completed by Skiles Group […]

News, Sustainability

Construction momentum at 12-year high, despite continued challenges

May 11, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

The uptick in the institutional sector, which includes healthcare, education, dormitories, recreation facilities and public buildings such as courts and prisons, seems to be driven by longer-term optimism about the country’s overall progress against COVID-19, even as the hurdles that […]


Healthcare construction trending smaller post-pandemic

March 24, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

U.S. hospitals, according to the American Hospital Association, lost $323 billion in 2020 revenue, primarily due to the elective and non-emergency procedures that were canceled last year so that COVID-19 patients could be given priority. The association estimates that 2021 […]


3 trends driving healthcare leaders to embrace prefab and modular construction

February 22, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

When healthcare facilities need to change a patient-focused space, removing barriers that cause disruption, downtime and health and safety are critical elements to manage. Without a doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified these pressures and created new ones. It has […]

Construction Site Safety, Regulations

Employers can require proof of COVID-19 vaccination — with some exceptions, EEOC says

December 17, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The agency’s update is a highly anticipated development during the same week the first COVID-19 vaccines were administered to U.S. healthcare workers. While the guidance provides clarifications on questions pertaining to various federal laws, EEOC said that “EEO laws do […]


Healthcare expert: Open-space workplaces are relatively low risk for coronavirus

March 25, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Roy said all workers capable of working remote should be doing so. Within the construction industry, however, there has been confusion over whether or not construction can or should be considered essential work or not. New York-based construction superintendent James […]


Trump: US-Mexico border wall could be built for $15B or less

December 11, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Construction of a wall/barrier along the full length of the U.S.-Mexico border was at the forefront of Trump’s campaign in 2016 but ended up taking a backseat to other issues like healthcare and tax reform during the president’s first year […]

Construction Processes, Design

Details of the largest healthcare construction project in North America revealed by CannonDesign and NEUF architect(e)s

November 18, 2016

Via: BDCNetwork

The Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) is currently the largest healthcare construction project in North America and also one of the largest in the world. Encompassing over 3 million sf and two full city blocks, the new CHUM […]