Skanska USA says that it has been selected to for a $229-million renovation and expansion of the Gulf Coast Medical Center in Fort Myers.
The expansion will add three floors consisting of 216 patient rooms and 52 intensive care unit rooms. The scope of work includes expansion of the emergency department, clinical laboratory, radiology department, dining services and the central energy plant.
Skanska is managing the project in a joint venture with Gates Construction on behalf of Lee Health. The company will build the hospital’s 365,700-sq.-ft. expansion and renovate 48,500 sq. ft. of space.
Designed by architecture firm HKS, the project is slated for completion in September 2021.