Officials from McLaren Health Care and Michigan State University recently held a ceremonial groundbreaking at University Corporate Research Park, the next step in building a new $450-million healthcare campus adjacent to the university in South Lansing, Michigan. The event marked the beginning of construction on the acute care hospital portion of the project. Design and construction on the campus’s medical services building and cancer center will begin within the next year.
The new healthcare campus will be developed on land purchased from the MSU Foundation in its University Corporate Research Park, and will house a 240-bed hospital, cancer center, medical services building and other facilities to support healthcare delivery, educational opportunities and medical research. When fully complete, the campus will be home to more than 1,000 physicians, researchers, educators and other members of the academic and medical team. The estimated timeline to open the facilities is early 2022.
Roughly 2,500 construction jobs will be created in the development of the healthcare campus. McLaren expects to add an additional 80 employees to its workforce of more than 2,000 employees when the campus opens.
Owner’s representative services are provided by the Kramer Management Group; Barton Malow/Christman joint venture is the construction manager; Gresham Smith and Harley Ellis Devereaux are the architects; Pace Howe Design is providing interior design services; C2AE is providing offsite civil consulting; PEA is the onsite civil engineer; IMEG is the technology consulting and medical equipment planner; Ghafari is providing scheduling consulting; Limbach Mechanical is the mechanical design assist and Shaw Electric is the electrical design assist.