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HBE Breaks Ground on Hoopeston Regional Health Center Expansion in Illinois

HBE Corporation employees joined the Hoopeston Regional Health Center Board and members of the community recently to celebrate the groundbreaking for a 9,000-square-foot expansion/addition to the Hoopeston Regional Health Center in Hoopeston, Ill. HBE Corporation is providing architecture, engineering services, construction and site work on the project.

The $4-million hospital project includes construction of a concrete frame addition to house a new surgery suite, emergency department and four medical/surgical beds, as well as a 2,500-square-foot renovation of existing hospital space for surgery and emergency department support spaces.   
Construction on the project is expected to be completed in June 2012.

HBE is a leading nationwide provider of commercial design-build construction for healthcare, including replacement hospitals and hospital renovations/additions. HBE specializes in turnkey, single source design-build project delivery. The company has completed over one thousand health care projects across the United States, building a national reputation as an integrated organization capable of executing complicated projects on time and within budget.

Headquartered in St. Louis, HBE ranks as one of the largest privately held companies in St. Louis with a staff of over 400 people including architects, engineers and construction experts. HBE was founded in 1960 by its CEO/Chairman, Fred S. Kummer. In 2008, HBE Corporation separated its healthcare design-build business into a private, independent company. Visit


Posted April 18, 2011

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