Scott & White Healthcare broke ground on a $165 million five-story, 143-bed acute care hospital. The 320,000-square-foot facility, Scott & White Hospital–College Station, will be designed by Jacobs Architects and Engineers and built by Kitchell Contractors. An adjacent 75,000-square-foot clinic also is proposed and will be built by a third-party developer in conjunction with the hospital. Completion is expected by the summer of 2013 for both.


Holy Cross Hospital–Silver Spring will build a 175,000- to 200,000-square-foot, six-floor tower linked to the existing hospital structure. In addition, a new 237,000-square-foot acute care hospital is planned for Germantown, Md. That hospital will have 93 adult beds and an eight-bed special care nursery. KLMK Group Inc. was awarded the contract for program management of both projects.

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WakeMed Health & Hospitals expects to break ground this fall on a $62 million project to expand the existing WakeMed North Healthplex into WakeMed North Hospital. With an anticipated opening date of October 2013, the new facility will be a 61-bed acute care hospital focused on inpatient women's specialty services.


The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt launched the hospital's $30 million, 30,000-square-foot expansion in April. The expansion will add 33 acute, neonatal intensive care and medical-surgical beds and new clinical space.