MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lend Lease DASCO is successfully underway with the development of a 45,000 square foot hospital outpatient center and a 57,000 square foot multi-tenant medical office building. Both projects are part of the newly created medical-care destination Bon Secours Watkins Centre, strategically located at the interchange of Route 288 and Midlothian Turnpike in western Chesterfield County in Midlothian, Virginia.
An integral part of Bon Secours Richmond Health System, the complex will provide a full complement of medical services, including: a freestanding 24/7 emergency department, diagnostic imaging including MRI, CT and X-Ray, breast center, laboratory and physical therapy and sports medicine services.
"Lend Lease DASCO is proud to continue our relationship with Bon Secours Health System," stated Malcolm S. Sina, President & Managing Director for Lend Lease DASCO. "St. Francis Watkins Centre supports Bon Secours' long term commitment to the community. Lend Lease DASCO is honored to play a part in ensuring that quality healthcare is readily available to Chesterfield county and surrounding communities."
Lend Lease DASCO's role as developer/owner includes design and construction oversight, marketing & leasing and will also include property management services. Other development team members include the architectural firm of Odell Associates and Whiting-Turner as the general contractor. The hospital outpatient center is scheduled to open November 2011 and the medical office building to be operational February 2012.
About Lend Lease DASCO
Lend Lease is a leading international property and infrastructure group. Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, Lend Lease has a significant presence in the Americas, Australia, Asia and Europe.
In the US, Lend Lease DASCO operates as a separate business unit of Lend Lease. Lend Lease DASCO, formerly the DASCO Companies, was acquired by Lend Lease in February 2011. Founded in 1987, Lend Lease DASCO is a full service medical real estate development, acquisition, management and leasing firm, whose focus is 100% healthcare. The Lend Lease DASCO team of professionals has developed and/or acquired facilities in 25 states and has worked with hundreds of hospitals and thousands of physicians throughout the country. Our projects include ambulatory surgery centers, primary care centers, imaging and diagnostic centers, rehabilitation centers, sports medicine facilities, physician office buildings and integrated healthcare facilities. Lend Lease DASCO is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida and has regional offices across the country in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Nashville, Philadelphia and Scottsdale.
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