Groundbreaking recently took place for the 86,000-square-foot, four-story St. Vincent's Women's Center in Carmel, which will be developed, owned and managed by Duke Realty. The facility will house a pharmacy, maternal fetal medicine practice and physician offices. BSA LifeStructures is the architect and Brasfield & Gorrie is the general contractor.


Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital has purchased 20.8 acres of land in Omaha from the University of Nebraska Physicians Group. The 110-bed, state-of-the-art facility, with a full continuum of inpatient rehabilitation care, will cover 250,000 square feet and will include a pediatric rehabilitation unit. The $93 million project will begin construction this year with a target completion date of 2016.


Kaiser Permanente broke ground for the new $900 million San Diego Central Hospital. Phase 1 includes 321 beds in a seven-story building that will enable future expansion, central plant, hospital support building and an expandable parking structure. Targeting LEED Gold certification, the hospital will feature several sustainable elements in its design.


Ridgeview Behavioral Hospital in Van Wert County recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 16,500-square-foot addition that will increase the number of patient beds from its current 40 to an estimated 76–78 patient beds after the expansion. The addition was divided into two halves, a design that allows Ridgeview staff to service both sides of the hospital simultaneously or close one half if demand allows. The project will be built by Thomas & Marker Construction Co. and the architect is Design Collaborative.