Raleigh, NC, December 16, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- Dan Fields, AIA and principal of BJAC Raleigh, pa (http://www.bjac.com), an architectural firm offering professional architectural and design services to healthcare, education, municipal and research clients, has announced that the Rex Healthcare of Holly Springs Medical Office Building has been awarded the Eagle Award for Excellence in Construction in the $5 million to $10 million category by the Carolinas Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC). Award recipients were honored on Nov. 15 at the 11th Annual Excellence in Construction Awards Ceremony at Founders Hall in Uptown Charlotte, N.C.
The medical office building is a 30,000-square foot, two-story, LEED-certified facility that the health provider leases in its entirety. It includes facilities for family and pediatrics practices, in addition to housing urgent care, and clinical laboratory and radiology services, including digital mammography and bone density screenings. Heart and vascular services are planned for the future. This new medical office building, which was designed with an emphasis on maximizing flexible space, will accommodate the growing population of Holly Springs and improve accessibility to medical care.
BJAC, in coordination with Brasfield & Gorrie, led the design and construction of the building, which is owned by Duke Realty Corporation. ABC's Awards for Excellence Program has become the premier competition within the construction industry that recognizes outstanding construction projects across the nation. For more information about the program and award recipients, visit http://www.abccarolinas.org/Excellence_in_Construction2.aspx.
“The Rex Healthcare of Holly Springs Medical Office Building will have an incredible impact on the growing area of Holly Springs,” said Fields. “With a rapidly increasing population, Holly Springs residents need improved access to medical care, and this building will help make that possible. We are honored to have worked on this project and proud that it has been recognized by Associated Builders and Contractors.”
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Architectural firm BJAC, pa offers professional architectural and design services. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum and municipal clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, FAIA, BJAC has offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. In 2010, BJAC was awarded Firm of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIANC). Most recently, the firm was awarded the 2011 Pinnacle Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit http://www.bjac.com.
About Rex Healthcare:
Rex Healthcare, a member of UNC Health Care, is a private, not‐for‐profit health care system with 665 beds and treats nearly 34,000 inpatients each year. More than 1,100 physicians are on the Rex medical staff. Rex provides a variety of healthcare services throughout Wake County, with facilities in Apex, Cary,Garner, Knightdale, Wakefield, downtown Raleigh and Holly Springs. In 2011, Rex was named as one of the Top 50 Hospitals in the Nation by Becker's Hospital Review. In 2010, Rex was named to Carolina Parent Magazine's Top 50 Family Friendly Companies list for the 12th consecutive year, one of only four organizations to attain that achievement.
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