Essentia Health delays opening of $900M hospital campus by 1 year

The added square footage will add one extra client flooring to the hospital and additional outpatient care areas..

Duluth, Minn.-based Essentia Health will delay opening its brand-new medical facility school to patients up until fall 2023, a year behind originally prepared, according to the StarTribune..

Called the Vision Northland job, the upgrade will consist of building of a hospital, clinic and outpatient surgical treatment center..
The project is now slated to cost $900 million, which is a boost of $100 million from initial price quotes..
The delay is primarily due to the fact that the size of the job has grown, which has actually resulted in additional preparation, design and estimating, an Essentia spokesperson told the StarTribune. The spokesperson added that just one day of building was lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic..

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The project will include a 15-story healthcare facility tower and an eight-story center..

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Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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The job will now include 942,000 square feet of building and construction, up from 928,000 square feet, according to the report..

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