Project

Carolinas Medical Center
Levine Cancer Institute

Project Location

Charlotte, NC

Industries

Cancer Centers, Healthcare

Square Footage

182,755

Schedule Duration

17 months

Awards

  • 2012 ABC of the Carolinas Excellence in Construction, Project of the Year

  • 2012 ABC of the Carolinas Excellence in Construction, Eagle Award

Carolinas Medical Center Levine Cancer Institute

Scope

  • Construction of the shell, core and interior upfit of five-story vertical expansion on top of Carolinas Medical Center’s former Radiation/Oncology Building

  • Three-story lobby/atrium; a pre-cast concrete and glass exterior; steel-frame structure; a curved glass corner fronting a major road; a pedestrian bridge; a distinctive glass canopy at the front entrance; a mechanical penthouse; and upgraded, internationally sourced interior finishes

Highlights

  • The new building on Carolina HealthCare System’s main campus in Charlotte hosts the Institute’s administrative and research headquarters; nine cancer clinics; spaces for infusion and radiation therapies; specialized Phase I clinical trials center; pharmacy; lab; patient and family resource center; image boutique; genetics, survivorship, and wellness center; conference center; and outdoor healing garden

Challenges

  • Careful planning and site logistics enabled the existing radiation/oncology department below to remain operational throughout construction

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