Turner Construction Company to Manage Construction of New Outpatient Center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland

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Turner to partner with Children’s Hospital Oakland on expansion of outpatient services for families

We’re confident that we’ll be able to deliver a great resource for the community. This hospital is for them and we’re going to do everything we can to be a good and engaged neighbor as we complete our work.

Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland recently selected the firm to serve as general contractor on their new outpatient center.

The six-story, 88,000-square-foot addition to the hospital’s campus will include five above-grade floors of clinic space – including exam and treatment rooms, labs, support areas and administrative offices – and one grade-level floor dedicated to building services, parking, and circulation from an adjacent parking structure. The project will also include new access and building connections to the hospital’s first outpatient building, as well as installation of underground utilities, security system improvements, paving of vehicular drives and ramps, and landscaping.

“As the first of the projects that make up the hospital’s 10-year master plan, the construction of this outpatient center will set the tone for the whole development,” said Fred Rubis, senior project manager. He continued, “The building poses a number of unique challenges, including a tight site and tie-ins to an adjacent, occupied building, but we’re confident that with extensive pre-planning, communication, and monitoring we’ll be able to deliver a great resource for the community. We’ve already met with local residents a number of times, and we’ll continue to meet with them throughout the job. This hospital is for them and we’re going to do everything we can to be a good and engaged neighbor as we complete our work.”

About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902, 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 and offers an increasingly diverse set of services. With an annual construction volume of $10 billion, Turner is the largest builder in the United States, ranking first in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, one of the world’s leading international construction service providers. For more information please visit http://www.turnerconstruction.com.

HOCHTIEF is one of the most international construction groups worldwide. The company delivers complex infrastructure projects, in some cases on the basis of concession models. The Group operates in the transportation infrastructure, energy infrastructure and social/urban infrastructure segments as well as in the contract mining business.

With about 53,000 employees and a sales volume of more than EUR 22 billion in FY 2014, HOCHTIEF is represented in all the world’s major markets. With its subsidiary Leighton, the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at http://www.hochtief.de/press.

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