This multi phased project includes: The addition of a 417-stall visitor parking garage; a 468-stall staff parking garage; a 296,000 sf 6-story Patient Tower addition; a 13,600 sf addition to the central plant; a 4,300 sf addition to the D&T building; and approximately 59,000 sf of renovations within the existing D&T building and hospital.
Within the new Patient Tower, the majority of the first floor will be built to accommodate the expansion of the woman’s and infant’s service and will include a 20 bed nursery built to NICU standards (17 beds will be equipped), 12 additional post-partum rooms and 5 additional LDR rooms. The second floor will accommodate the expansion of several diagnostic and treatment services. The third floor will be built with 36 fully equipped patient rooms, the fourth floor will be built with 36 patient rooms which will not be equipped, and the fifth and sixth floors will be shelled for future use. An addition to the D&T building accommodates a new Emergency Department entrance and waiting area.
Banner Estrella Medical Center was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top 10 hospital in Arizona. Scheduled project completion is scheduled for summer 2015.