Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN Announces the Signed Facilities Master Planning Contract for Southeastern Regional Medical Center

CHARLOTTE, N.C., — Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN is pleased to announce the signing of a facilities master planning contract for Southeastern Regional Medical Center, located in Lumberton, North Carolina.

Southeastern Regional Medical Center is licensed for 337 beds and operates a 115-bed long-term care center. The medical center serves more than 15,000 inpatients and more than 71,000 emergency room patients annually. There are more than 125 physicians on the active medical staff, representing a comprehensive range of service offerings. The study will focus on an optimal facility plan that enhances the medical center’s market position and care delivery model with sensitivity to capital constraints.

Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN’s multi-disciplined planning team has partnered with Southeastern Regional Medical Center’s team to analyze the hospital’s current marketplace and make recommendations for future facility planning that supports the medical center’s healthcare delivery vision and mission.

“We are pleased to partner with Southeastern Regional Medical Center to develop a dynamic facilities strategy that anticipates future market opportunities and trends in Lumberton and the surrounding communities,” said Matthew Nurkin, President, Mid-Atlantic Region for Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN.

About Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN(SM)
Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN(SM) is the nation’s premier integrated healthcare facilities company. Our clients count on us as a trusted partner in defining their healthcare delivery strategies and developing innovative facilities solutions to support them. We are widely recognized for creating sustainable, efficient healing environments for our clients and their patients. The Company has been built around understanding and addressing the full range of specialized real estate needs of the healthcare industry. Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN is a service mark of the wholly-owned operating company of Cogdell Spencer Inc. Learn more about Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN and its parent company Cogdell Spencer Inc. (NYSE: CSA) at

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SOURCE: Cogdell Spencer ERDMAN


Posted October 22, 2009

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