Central PA-PinnacleHealth projects boost construction industry
Harrisburg-based firm leads efforts on new hospital, expansion of two additional medical facilities
While the stated goal is a fully integrated and more-efficient health care network, Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth System’s $150 million, three-pronged building plan also promises short- and long-term economic impacts, said midstate construction professionals.
Foundation construction on PinnacleHealth System’s 200,000-square-foot, four-story West Shore hospital is expected to start in October, with occupancy slated by May 2014. Illustration/Submitted
For starters, Harrisburg-based Quandel Construction Group Inc. anticipates at least 200 construction jobs will be needed to tackle the $100 million hospital it is building for the health system in Hampden Township.