ST. LOUIS — San Antonio Community Hospital in Upland, Calif. recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 195,600-square-foot, four-level hospital addition. San Antonio Community Hospital officials are calling the addition one of their largest projects.
The $99 million hospital project will include a new patient tower and expansion of the hospital’s emergency department. HBE Corporation is providing architecture, engineering services, construction and sit work on the project.
The new four-story patient tower will be equipped with modern amenities for families including a new main entrance and lobby; 52-bed emergency department that includes Emergent Care–19 beds; Urgent Care–15 beds; Non-Urgent Care-18 beds; an ICU with 12 private beds; Medical/Surgical Unit with 80 private beds and 42,300 square feet of shell space for future expansion plans. Also included in the project is a freestanding 4,200-square-foot central plant. The current facility was built in the 1970s to treat 30,000 patients yearly. It now handles 71,000 patients annually. The expansion project is expected to be completed in spring 2014.
HBE is the nation’s leading designer and builder of hospitals, 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. Visit www.hbecorp.com.