Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center officially broke ground on its 530,000-square-foot patient pavilion in Hackensack, N.J. Designed by lead architect RSC Architects of Hackensack, in partnership with EYP Architecture & Engineering of Houston, Tex., the large-scale project will serve the needs of patients in Bergen County and the surrounding region.

The nine-story pavilion will showcase 24 new operating rooms including an interoperative MRI, a 50-bed Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with a dedicated CT scanner, 150 medical-surgical beds including a 50-bed Orthopedic Institute, and support spaces including a new sterile processing department.

Stantec Consulting is providing project management services/owner’s representative services for the overall project. The W.M. Blanchard and Turner Construction Company has created a joint venture to provide construction management services for the project.