Florida Times Union
by Charlie Patton
Over the last three years, the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville has invested nearly $500 million in major construction projects, in the process more than doubling its space with 520,000 square feet of new facilities. The Mayo Clinic announced Wednesday it is preparing two more major construction projects on its 400-acre Jacksonville campus. The projects will cost about $144 million. One new project is the construction of a five-story, 120,000-square-foot building to be called Mayo North. There will be a four-story link to the nearby Cannaday Building.
Jacksonville Daily Record, Mayo Clinic plans $144 million building expansion, parking garage — Mayo Clinic announced it will invest $144 million in two projects to be built on its 400-acre Florida campus in Jacksonville. They are the Mayo North Addition and a patient parking garage. The addition will be a five-floor, 120,000-square-foot addition with a two-story building link between the Mayo and Cannaday buildings. It will have space for up to eight operating rooms, procedural space for cardiology, gastroenterology and hepatology, and other departments. Completion is expected in 2021. The 1,000-space parking garage will be next to the Cannaday Building. A two-story connector building will be built to include about 25,000 square feet of space for retail and other uses. Completion is expected in 2020.
Context: In the midst of unprecedented economic growth stretching more than three years, Mayo Clinic today announced a new investment of $144 million for two major capital projects that soon will be constructed on its burgeoning 400-acre Florida campus. “As a destination medical center, these projects deepen Mayo Clinic’s commitment to providing our patients with an unparalleled experience and our teams of experts with the latest tools to deliver serious and highly complex care,” says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., vice president, Mayo Clinic, and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida. Dr. Farrugia also is Mayo Clinic’s president and CEO-elect. “This also deepens our commitment to Jacksonville and the state of Florida.” You can read more about the Florida expansion on Mayo Clinic News Network.
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