Modern Healthcare Survey Ranks Turner Number One Builder

Turner Construction Company Leads Industry in Hospital, Laboratory, and Medical Research Facility Construction

Mar 22, 2013, 12:15 ET from Turner Construction Company

NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, and for 24 of the past 28 years, Modern Healthcare has ranked Turner Construction Company the number one construction manager in the United States.

In 2012, healthcare projects made up 24% of Turner's total sales and 20% of the company's work in place, and were spread across 20 states.

Notable projects in 2012 include:

  • The University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro in New Jersey, which doubles the size of the hospital's emergency facilities and demonstrates a commitment to sustainability with features such as a green roof and high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment;
  • The South Patient Tower at Inova Fairfax in Falls Church, Virginia, which adds more than 170 private patient rooms to the hospital's campus;
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, one of the largest pediatric facilities in the country which benefited from the use of Lean construction methods and Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools; and
  • Kaleida Health's Gates Vascular Institute in Buffalo, New York, which features high-efficiency plumbing fixtures and a host of other sustainable elements, equipment, and materials to create an efficient research and treatment facility on the University at Buffalo campus.

"We're proud of our recognition as a leading provider of construction services to healthcare institutions," said Chip Cogswell, vice president and general manager of Turner's Healthcare group. He continued, "The $2.6 billion of healthcare projects completed in 2012 represents work on assignments ranging from $1 million dollar renovation and upgrade projects to building programs with a construction volume in excess of $300 million. On each of these projects, the Turner team brings the same level of commitment to understand client's needs, and deliver on our promises."

About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based construction services company. Turner first made its mark on the industry pioneering the use of steel-reinforced concrete for general building, which enabled the company to deliver safer, stronger, and more efficient buildings to clients. The company continues to embrace emerging technologies, update and refine processes, and remain responsive to the needs of their employees, clients, and the communities it serves. With an annual construction volume of $9 billion Turner is the largest general builder in the United States. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world's leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit

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