GREENBRAE, Calif. – Marin General Hospital’s $535-million replacement building project in Greenbrae, California recently kicked off with hospital leaders and invited guests taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony on the hospital campus. When complete, the new hospital replacement building will meet or exceed the latest state-mandated standards for earthquake safety and be a best-practices environment that will enable the hospital’s medical teams to do their best work and improve patient outcomes.
Phase 1, scheduled to open for patient care in mid-2020, includes a new modernized four-story, 260,000-square-foot hospital replacement building. The new towers will house 114 private rooms, an expanded emergency department and six new operating/procedural suites. Amenities and landscape features, such as rooftop gardens, balconies and natural light in every patient room, will support a healing environment for patients and families. After the new hospital towers open in 2020, work will begin on a five-story, 100,000-square-foot ambulatory services building and a second parking structure.
The team responsible for making the MGH 2.0 vision a reality includes architect Perkins Eastman, general contractor McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. and SWA Group as the landscape architect.
The original hospital, first opened in 1952, will continue to operate throughout the construction process. The project team just completed MGH 2.0’s first parking facility, a five-and-half-level, net-zero structure with rooftop solar panels, to serve the current and future hospital.