NV5 to Provide Comprehensive Project Management Services for University of Kansas Hospital Expansion

NV5 Global, Inc. (the "Company" or "NV5"), a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions, announced today that its contract was extended to provide comprehensive Project Management Services for the Vertical Expansion of The University of Kansas Hospital's Cambridge Tower.

NV5 has been working with the Hospital as the Program Management Team for the Cambridge Tower since planning began for this expansion to the Hospital's campus, located in Kansas City, Kansas, in 2011.

The Vertical Expansion's 177,000 square foot, four floor expansion is scheduled to be finished in 2018. One new floor of the expansion will be immediately prepared for patient occupancy, adding 32 acute care beds. The other three floors will be shelled for future expansion as either acute care or intensive care patient rooms. NV5 has provided broad scope Owner's representative services to the Hospital beginning with Facilities Master Planning, which continued throughout the programming, design and construction phases of the project. In support of the Vertical Expansion, NV5's fees were increased by $640,000, to a total of approximately $4.3 million.

Dickerson Wright, PE, Chairman and CEO of NV5, said, "We are pleased that we continue to win repeat work for large-scale state-of-the-art healthcare facilities projects, in this case, for the expansion of one of the leading hospitals in the United States."

John Bills, LEED AP, COO of Building Program Management at NV5, added, "Continued work with long-term clients is a core focus for our team. This is a testament to our amazing team and their great work."

"Over the course of several major projects, it has been our privilege to serve The University of Kansas Hospital in the management and development of world class healthcare facilities," said Mark Tasker, RA, Project Director. "We are supporting the organization's mission of providing world class healthcare to the community it serves. We relish the opportunity to continue that record of success with the Cambridge Tower Vertical Expansion."

About the University of Kansas Hospital
Originally founded in 1906 as part of the University of Kansas School of Medicine, the University of Kansas Hospital became an independent hospital authority in 1998, and has operated independently, with no state funding, since that time. It has evolved into a destination academic medical center sought by patients and top medical professionals from around the country as the region's premier academic medical center. The Hospital provides more than 200 medical specialties and services at its main campus in Kansas City and other sites throughout Kansas. In 2015, the Hospital was ranked in the top 50 hospitals in the nation in every category by the U.S. News and World Report, was ranked first in service quality by consumers in the National Research Corporation Consumer Choice Awards, and in 2010 the Hospital received six Beacon Awards for Critical Care Excellence and the American Nurses Association's Award for Outstanding Nursing Quality.

Source: http://www.nv5.com/

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