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  1. eandslee

    Richmond Developments

    A very good article from the RTD regarding hospital construction in the Richmond area (also had some photos of construction). Over a half a billion dollars worth of construction is going on or in the works for area hospitals. The biggest of those obviously is the VCU outpatient tower going up downtown, but there is much more. Here’s a link to the article and below that, a list of the projects: https://www.richmond.com/business/plus/hospital-construction-in-the-richmond-area-a-half-billion-dollars/article_840846c2-6fa0-5ba3-89fe-70dc5e1dca04.html Medical projects Some health care projects planned, proposed or under way in the Richmond region: VCU Health System: • 16-story, 603,000-square-foot outpatient building at the corner of North 10th and East Leigh streets in downtown Richmond. Cost: $349.2 million. Estimated completion: summer 2020. • 114-bed, 212,000-square-foot rehabilitation hospital being built jointly by Sheltering Arms and the VCU Health System. The facility in being built in West Creek Medical Park, just west of the Short Pump area. Cost: $95 million. Estimated completion: spring 2020. • VCU College of Health Professions building that consolidates health professions programs from across campus into one building. The eight-level, 154,000 square feet building near 10th and Leigh Streets opens to students in fall 2019. Cost: $87.3 million. HCA Virginia: • Chippenham Hospital ER renovation and expansion. The renovation will add 18 additional beds and be completed in three phases including new walk-in canopy and ambulance canopy entrances; a new pediatric ER entrance and renovated space to create 14 pediatric beds; and expansion of critical care area. Full project to be completed in 2020. • Convert 16 medical/surgical beds at Retreat Doctors’ Hospital to psychiatric beds. The hospital’s 20-bed behavioral health unit has reached maximum capacity many times. Certificate of need application filed in August. Estimated capital costs $2.8 million. • Add one CT scanner and one MRI scanner at Johnston-Willis Hospital in the new 40,000 square foot Brain and Spine Center completed in July 2018. Certificate of need application filed in October. Bon Secours Virginia Health System: • New three-story, 55,000-square-foot medical office building on Libbie Avenue adjacent to the Westhampton School property for which a mixed-used development is planned. Groundbreaking planned in spring with construction completed in fall 2020. Consolidates pediatric outpatient services located at St. Mary's Hospital and some specialties from the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU into one facility. • Renovation of main entrance at St. Mary’s Hospital. Removal of escalator/people mover being replaced by stairs and elevator. • New 90,000-square-foot, three-story ambulatory surgery center and medical office building on the St. Francis Medical Center campus. The project is in the design stage, with land clearing to start in the first quarter of 2019 and with estimated project completion 18 to 24 months later. • New 25,000-square-foot medical facility at Richmond Community Hospital at 1500 N. 28th St., along Nine Mile Road. Groundbreaking in 2019. Proposed services include primary care, outpatient behavioral health, outpatient physical therapy and occupational therapy. • Renovation and upgrade of cath lab area at Memorial Regional Medical Center in Hanover. • New free-standing emergency room and imaging center in Chester. Certificate of need application filed. Southside Regional Medical Center: • Free-standing imaging center at 210 W. Hundred Road in Chesterfield. Certificate of need application filed.
  2. eandslee

    Museum Developments in Richmond

    I’m not into art, but this bodes well for the museum. I heard it’s the largest art museum on the east coast outside of NYC (not sure if that’s true). If this expansion happens, it could put this museum (and essentially, Richmond) on the map for art museums. People travel great distances to see art museums (not sure why). I know this because I was on a flight from JAX to RIC once and sat next to a couple who were coming to Richmond just to go to the art museum. Crazy, but people are doing it. Whatever it takes to get people to come visit Richmond!!
  3. eandslee

    New State Office Building at 8th and Broad St

    Activity continues to increase at this site. Construction seems to be going almost full steam again! Great sign, but I haven’t heard anything about the final design being approved.
  4. eandslee

    Richmond Developments

    That was my thought. Usually architect firms keep real proposals away from public view until an official announcement is made. There have been “slip-ups” in the past though. Could this be one? At the very least, it looks like this block is seeing interest. I like the all residential tower, but a mixed-use tower would be better and might even make it taller. I think it’d also have a very prominent place in the skyline based on its location. By the way, this looks more like 24-25 stories/floors based on my count, but unsure of the height.
  5. eandslee

    Richmond Developments

    Thanks for the link! I like it (except maybe the flat roof, but the height is good). My only question is how legit is this proposal? Seems very preliminary and maybe not even official. Very few details. How did you know this was Broad and Madison?
  6. eandslee

    Richmond Developments

    SE corner in the parking lot? ...And define “tower.”
  7. eandslee

    Richmond Developments

    Has this crane moved yet or is it still at the Diamond? We need to find out, for sure, where it’s going.
  8. eandslee

    Richmond International Airport

    Just got an update on the status of the Terminal A expansion at the airport. Apparently, construction is delayed a bit, but will start in earnest early to mid January. This is a delay from mid to end of Nov 18. Hope there are no more delays. Fingers crossed.
  9. eandslee

    Richmond Developments

    Merry Christmas to you too and all of you here on UP!
  10. eandslee

    Richmond Developments

    It’s not for VCU if it’s red and white. Probably for one of the 6-7 story developments off of Broad (south of Broad) a few blocks away from the Boulevard intersection...can’t remember the name of it at the moment.
  11. eandslee

    Richmond Developments

    Good question...I can’t think of where they could put another, unless it’s a second one for the VCU Outpatient Tower. Maybe we are forgetting something. Great recon, Coupe!!
  12. eandslee

    Richmond off-topic postings

    This one: Details: Main2525 Residential: 216 units -181,752 square feet Units: 42 studios; 126 one bedroom, one bath; 48 two bedrooms, two baths Commercial/retail: 7,360 square feet Parking: 241 spaces
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    Richmond International Airport

    This is the current status of flights coming and leaving RIC and look...RIC has a non-stop west coast route! It’s a cargo flight, but hey, it’s a start!
  14. eandslee

    Richmond off-topic postings

    Awesome! And great pics to prove it! Nice!
  15. eandslee

    Richmond off-topic postings

    Found this announcement today. Anyone know what’s going on that would involve a crane? Check it out: “Bus Stop # 384 at WB 9th and Broad, as well as the WB Government Center Pulse station, will be temporarily closed on Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 7AM – 3PM. A crane in the vicinity will be performing work in this block of westbound Broad St., closing these stops and the Bus Only Lane. “