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  • An Avison Young Topical Report

    Evolution of Health Care and its Impact on the Real Estate Landscape in the United States
  • Baptist Memorial Hospital - North Mississippi

    Design of the full-service, five-story, 217-bed hospital represents a transition between historic Oxford, Mississippi, architecture and a contemporary high-tech, state-of-the-art environment to establish a comfort level.
  • Foxconn Appoints Hammes Company as Master Planner for its World-class Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park

    Hammes Company will serve as Foxconn’s lead partner in planning infrastructure and other development activities for the new project.
  • Collaboration is Both an Asset and a Need

    Modern Healthcare interviews Chris Kay, President and COO of Hammes Company. This article speaks about the rise and change in healthcare facility development models, and what healthcare providers can expect to see in the next three to five years.
  • Children's Hospital to build clinic in Kenosha

    Children's Hospital of Wisconsin plans to build a new, 30,000 square-foot clinic in Kenosha, WI. The project will be developed within the fall 2018 by Hammes Company, with Groth Design Group as the architect.
  • Plans for Racine's hotel and event center continue to move forward

    Brookfield-based Hammes Company, the owner’s representative, and project architect, Denver-based Sink Combs Dethlefs, shared architectural designs and renderings of the project during a joint Redevelopment Authority and Common Council Committee.
  • Hammes selected as finalist for prestigious award

    Brookfield-based real estate developer Hammes Co. and the Milwaukee RiverWalk are among the finalists for the Urban Land Institute’s 2017 Global Awards for Excellence, which is one of the land-use industry’s most prestigious awards programs.
  • Hammes provides healthcare real estate market insight in Bloomberg's quarterly report

    Chris Kay, President and COO at Hammes and Todd Kibler, Principal at Hammes Partners share insights into the healthcare market place in Bloomberg's Healthcare and Real Estate report.
  • State awards MVHS $300 million grant for downtown Utica hospital project

    New York State has awarded Mohawk Valley Health System (MVHS) a $300 million grant to help pay for a hospital it wants to build in downtown Utica.
  • Hammes boasts $2 billion in completed healthcare construction projects for 2016

    Healthcare building strategies company Hammes completed projects totaling 4.3 million square feet valued at more than $2 billion in 2016, the company announced this week.

  • N. Va. hospital seeks to grow by another 100 beds

    Virginia Hospital Center is getting its real estate team in place, hiring Arlington-based Hammes Co. to serve as project manager and will pick a construction firm and parking and engineering consultants next.
  • Eyes on Milwaukee: Council Approves Arena, Hammes Design Changes

    The Milwaukee Common Council unanimously approved design changes to two major construction projects underway in Downtown
  • USF reveals vision for new $150M medical school in downtown Tampa

    The University of South Florida's new medical school in downtown Tampa will transform a vacant corner lot into a modern glass tower.

  • Edwige Clark selected for the Top Young Professionals Award of 2017

    ENR Southeast announced Project Executive, Edwige Clark of Hammes Company as a respective honoree for this year's 'Top Young Professionals' program.
  • Marquette hires Hammes to create vision for $120M research center, surrounding neighborhood

  • 7 Steps Toward a Quieter Hospital

    Every hospital has its own “culture” of loudness and quiet. President, Chris Kay offers seven steps to a therapeutic auditory environment.
  • Reduce healthcare costs without sacrificing quality and flexibility

    One important method healthcare providers can deploy to improve care quality, reduce costs, and deliver greater value is to focus on finding ways to standardize and replicate best practices across the continuum of care.
  • New Sutter facility rises in Santa Rosa

    Sutter Santa Rosa's new medical office building uses innovative tilt-up construction method to expedite the development schedule. 
  • Silver lining: The makings of the LEED Silver Einstein Medical Center Montgomery

    Many institutions are faced with aging infrastructure and inefficient buildings. To expand and improve revenue-generating space, in some instances, networks look to alternate sources to fund construction of projects.
  • Integrating care in a health village setting

    The concept of the health village is one that's still being explored and defined by the healthcare industry.
  • 4 questions to ask before adopting an ambulatory network strategy

    Mark Coughlin, Senior Vice President, shares his thoughts on the top questions hospitals should ask before adopting an ambulatory network strategy.
  • The role of ambulatory networks in hospitals' population health efforts

    Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins. When most people think of healthcare, it's systems like these and others that usually come to mind.
  • 12 strategies for managing capital projects

    Program management is a tool that can help healthcare leaders better define and shape new construction or renovation projects and reduce costs.
  • Market reset

    Construction pauses and revamps ahead of Obamacare implementation according to annual survey of hospital activity.
  • A tale of four hospitals

    The shaky economy and industry upheaval of the past three years didn’t stop some health systems from strategically delivering major new hospital campuses.
  • Driven design

    Process improvement tools guide replacement hospital project at Virtua.
  • Strategy is fueling FED fever

    Freestanding emergency departments are all the rage, but they are more than just a fad – and providers are building them for different reasons than in the past.
  • Time to build?

    According to annual hospital construction survey, reform uncertainties drive financial scrutiny for new healthcare projects.
  • A new leaf

    Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare recently took the opportunity not only to replace an outdated, landlocked hospital building, but also to redefine the way they treat patients.
  • New Swedish / Issaquah campus improves patient care, decreases energy use

    Swedish/Issaquah is now considered the most energy efficient medical campus in the region, and possibly the nation.
  • Vintage quality

    St. Luke's Episcopal Health System is bringing superior care to a master-planned residential, retail and corporate commu­nity in northwest Houston known as The Vintage.
  • Providers push freestanding EDs

    From a perspective of providing better healthcare for the country, freestanding emergency departments (EDs) make plenty of sense and demand is expected to growing with the aging population.
  • Getting it right the first time: A process-driven facility design approach at Virtua Health

    Virtua used a process driven approach from the earliest stages of its hospital design to achieve the organization's goals. This involved a strong focus on determining the care delivery processes and then designing the facility to support those processes.
  • Hospital construction methods lower costs, raise benefits

    Advances in design and construction methods are enabling many hospitals and systems to deliver quality new facilities faster and at a lower cost than in year's past.
  • Holding steady

    Construction professionals look to deliver technology and operational gains.
  • To build or not?

    After an extended down market, the hospital construction industry tries to move past a year of unfavorable economic news.
  • Getting top value out of your building program

    Senior leadership at Hammes Company affirm that hospital leaders need to adapt to the new economic reality in order to revisit high-demand capital construction projects.
  • Strong ethics come from the top

    Corporate Report Wisconsin recently featured Jon Hammes in an article focusing on ethics, and the importance of a top-down leadership approach to ethical decisions affecting organizations.
  • Strategies for accommodating obese patients in acute care settings

    Hospitals are struggling to serve a growing number of obese patients and are turning to design experts for advice on creating facilities to better accommodate bariatric patients.
  • Industrial engineering principles enhance hospital design

    Techniques that can result in improved operational efficiency, staff utilization and patient safety, while reducing overall costs.
  • Development decisions that will affect your organization's future

    Strategic and financial planning "Do's" for healthcare facility projects.
  • Best practices for project management, design, and construction in California under OSHPD

    California HealthCare Foundation has independent research, best practices, analysis and news on issues affecting healthcare facility delivery and financing.
  • Ingenuity, new law help hospital building process in Washington

    According to the American Hospital Association, there are only 10 to 15 new hospitals built in the U.S. annually. And each year it becomes more and more difficult to build any, primarily because of escalating costs.
  • Virtua’s new healthcare campus will change medical delivery

    An innovative program to develop a new medical complex in Southern New Jersey will change how hospitals and ambulatory centers will be planned and constructed for decades to come.
  • The miracle hospital in Durango

    Cooperation, desire and ingenuity, and maybe a miracle or two, led to the building of a much-needed 215,000 SF hospital and a new planned community generating economic development for the region.