CHULA VISTA, Calif. –Ground was recently broken on a $244-million, 197,000-square-foot hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. It will add 138 private patient rooms, six large operating rooms, a rooftop café and more to meet the needs of the growing South County region of San Diego, California.
The Design-Build team for the project includes Hensel Phelps, SmithGroupJJR and AVRP Studios. The grand opening of the new hospital is anticipated in 2019. As a Planetree-designated hospital, the new tower will include:
138 private patient rooms, including 10 intensive care suites
5 high-tech surgical suites
1 unique and versatile hybrid operating room
Redesigned main entrance and lobby
Rooftop café with panoramic views of San Diego
Additional space for support services, including pharmacy and kitchen