Brasfield & Gorrie Completes Freestanding Emergency Department at Carolinas HealthCare System SouthPark

July 22, 2014

CHS-Southpark

Construction of $17.5 million freestanding emergency department completed

Raleigh, N.C. (July 22, 2014) – Brasfield & Gorrie today announced that the company has completed construction of a freestanding emergency department at Carolinas HealthCare System SouthPark in Charlotte, N.C.

The project, which totaled $17.5 million in construction costs, involved a one-story, 30,000 sq ft freestanding emergency department as well as a three-level, 60,000 sq ft parking deck addition. Located adjacent to the medical buildings and urgent care operation at Carolinas HealthCare System SouthPark, the facility includes 14 treatment rooms, two observation rooms, laboratories and a pharmacy.

Serving as construction manager, Brasfield & Gorrie’s Raleigh office partnered with architect BBH Design on this project. The team incorporated numerous innovations in the construction of this facility, including the use of building information modeling (BIM) to a degree not previously seen in the Charlotte market.

The 24-hour emergency department opened to the public on May 12, 2014.

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About Brasfield & Gorrie

Celebrating 50 years in business, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets, including healthcare, commercial, institutional, federal, municipal, industrial, infrastructure, and water/wastewater treatment. We serve clients from offices in Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Dallas, Texas; Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Raleigh, North Carolina. Brasfield & Gorrie has approximately 2,600 employees, and its 2013 revenues were $2.3 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 22nd among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2014.

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