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JACKSONVILLE, FL (June 21, 2017)
–  Batson-Cook Construction recently completed two projects for St. Vincent’s HealthCare of Jacksonville.

The first was St. Vincent’s Primary and Urgent Care Center, the healthcare provider’s flagship walk-in clinic located on San Jose Boulevard. This $3.2-million project called for the conversion of a 14,500-square-foot Walgreens store into a walk-in clinic providing both primary and urgent care services. Each service area has dedicated exam and procedure rooms.

The clinic also has an Imaging Department with MRI, CT scanner, ultrasound, radiology, and mammography capabilities, and includes a Consolidated Laboratory Services comprehensive laboratory.

Architect for the project was HKS Architects of Miami.







The second project was the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Riverside. This collaborative effort between the two healthcare providers called for the conversion of a 12,817-square-foot space on the hospital’s fourth floor into a cancer treatment and infusion center.

The center features 14 private infusion rooms, six exam rooms, and support spaces. Although it is located on St. Vincent’s Riverside campus, it will be operated by Mayo Clinic.

Construction costs totaled $2.2 million. RS&H, Inc. of Jacksonville was the architect. 

ATLANTA, GA (June 23, 2017) – Two recently-completed Batson-Cook projects took top honors in the 2017 Associated General Contractors of Georgia Build Georgia Awards Program. The awards were presented at AGC Georgia’s annual meeting in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Northside Hospital Forsyth Surgery and Patient Tower Vertical Expansion earned first place in its construction group, as did Atlantic House luxury high-rise residential tower in its group.








The NSH Forsyth Vertical Expansion project was a 65,433-square-foot, 64-bed patient addition to the existing hospital, located in Cumming, Georgia. Two patient levels and a mechanical level were added, bringing to 8 the total number of stories at the facility. Six elevators were extended upward three levels, and a seventh elevator was added. This is the fourth vertical addition Batson-Cook has delivered at Northside Hospital Forsyth.

Construction costs totaled $30.5 million. Architect for the project was Howell Rusk Dodson of Atlanta.








The Atlantic House project, a 32-story, 407-unit luxury apartment building located in Midtown Atlanta, is one of 17 SkyHouse apartment towers built by Batson-Cook. The 491,000-square-foot tower features a rooftop amenities deck with a fitness center, pool, clubhouse and outdoor kitchen.

Also included are a 617-space, 9-level, 210,334-square-foot, integral parking deck with a tennis court, dog walk, outdoor kitchen and lounge areas on the top level. There is also 13,000 square feet of retail space.

Construction costs totaled $76 million for the overall project.

The architect for Atlantic House was Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart, Stewart of Atlanta.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA (June 6, 2017) — Batson-Cook Construction is pleased to announce the completion of the new Renaissance Gateway Hotel at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

The seven-story, 136,000-square-foot luxury hotel features 204 rooms and a conference center with a ballroom and meeting rooms. Other amenities include a full-service restaurant, bar, fitness center and outdoor lounge. A luxurious executive suite encompassing 1,100 square feet is located on the top floor, and original artwork by many Atlanta area artists can be found throughout the building.

The Renaissance connects to the airport via the ATL SkyTrain. An additional 187 parking spaces were added to an existing parking deck at the site.

The project, which cost $36 million to construct, took 18 months to build.

“We are delighted to have partnered with Grove Street Partners, developers of the hotel, on this beautiful project,” said Steve McTighe, project executive with Batson-Cook. “Having the opportunity to contribute to the airport’s current $6-billion renovation program has been very rewarding for us.”

Rule Joy Trammell and Rubio of Atlanta was the architect for the project, and Rottet Studio designed the interior spaces. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing services were provided by McKenney’s, Inc., Excel Electrical Technologies, and Stasco Mechanical, respectively.  At the peak of construction, more than 200 workers were on site.

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