Integrated project delivery enabled this two-story, 98,800-sq-ft medical office building to be completed on schedule and under budget amid lingering challenges with material shortages and rising costs.
This 355,000-sq-ft, six-story greenfield hospital provides 129 private inpatient beds, a labor and delivery department, an emergency department, complete medical and surgical capabilities and imaging and lab services.
“We’re in the best position we’ve ever been,” Barton Malow Builders’ COO Todd Ketola says of the company’s standing in the Southeast construction market. And judging by Barton Malow’s 2022 performance in the region, that sentiment seems well justified.
The first project built under an integrated project delivery method in Nebraska and one of the largest IPD projects in the U.S., the owner, architect and the construction manager worked collaboratively on the Hubbard Center through design and preconstruction to provide real-time estimating that saved $50 million and reduced the schedule by 40 days.
Nestled into the north shore of Lake Superior, the city of Duluth, Minn., sits at the westernmost point of the Great Lakes. Formed by the glaciers that created the lakes themselves, much of Duluth’s Central Hillside neighborhood is built into a rocky, iron-rich slope with soil no deeper than 20 ft to 30 ft at any point and much of it is exposed rock.