Tucson Morning Blend


Banner University Medicine to open new facility in 2019

Posted at 3:44 PM, Dec 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-20 17:44:33-05

The building will feature:

  • New main entry, cafeteria and support departments on the first floor
  • New diagnostic imaging, diagnostic cardiology, cardiac cath labs and interventional radiology on the second floor
  • New operating rooms and patient prep/recovery space on the third floor
  • 204 new patient rooms on floors five through nine

-Woman and Infant Services on the fifth floor-Med/surg and ICU beds on floor six through eight
-Med/surg beds on the ninth floor
-Shelled space on the ninth floor for 24 future patient rooms

  • More than $50 million in new patient care equipment and computers for state-of-the-art care
  • Tower will open spring 2019
  • Architects: Shepley Bulfinch and GLHN Architects & Engineers (Tucson)
  • Contractor: Sundt I DPR

-At the peak of construction, more than 400 workers on site

  • $400 million project budget for tower and 75,000-square-foot renovation of existing facility
  • Construction website and webcam: http://www.bumct-expansion.com
  • Banner Project Hotline: (520) 268-9575