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.
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.