Firm Marks 20 Years in Healthcare Market
A.P. Construction recently marked 32 years in business and the completion of more than $100 million of health care construction projects.
Healthcare facility renovations continue to be on the rise and require expert management under intense and demanding conditions. A.P. Construction has completed work for some of the region’s top-ranked hospitals and healthcare facilities.
Specializing in hospital renovations, outpatient care facilities, and special needs housing for the elderly, A.P. Construction has completed a diverse range of projects that include intensive care units, operating rooms, clinical laboratories, cardiovascular care units, central processing areas, and post anesthesia care units.
“A.P. Construction believes that successful healthcare projects require strong team work between the healthcare facilities, architects and contractors. We take pride in partnering and communicating with all involved from project inception through completion. This produces better quality projects that are completed faster and are more cost effective,” said Nick S. Everett, Executive Vice President of A.P. Construction Company.
In order to improve on their expertise, 15 of A.P. Construction’s employees are now Certified Healthcare Constructors (CHC). This certification qualifies you as highly-capable and shows that you understand the attention to detail necessary for optimal patient care.
Over the past three years Stamford Hospital awarded A.P. Construction numerous projects for their internal departments and off-site facilities, including the demolition and renovations of two operating rooms. Most recently they competed a 20,000 square-foot, $2.4 million renovation of the hospital’s second floor that includes upgraded rooms utilizing smart room technology, second of its kind in the United States, to improve medical staff interaction with patients.
“At Stamford Hospital we are lucky to work with several competent construction managers. When working with A.P. Construction, we are confident that their team has a big picture vision that the environment they are building enhances the patient and staff experience. They are team players and their superintendents are specialists in working in any of the hospital environments,” said Cathy Dolan, Senior Project Manager, Stamford Hospital.
The St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, CT hired A.P. Construction to complete a 53,000 square-foot, $18.1 million project on their operating rooms and intensive care unit. This included the construction of 10 operating rooms.
The Northern Westchester Hospital at Chappaqua Crossing in Chappaqua, NY engaged A.P. Construction on a 31,000-square-foot, $3.3 million revamp. This required the demolition and build-out of medical office space as a state-of-the-art outpatient facility.
With a continuing trend of healthcare institutions creating more outpatient facilities, A.P. Construction has also completed numerous projects in this area. Ranging from 2,000 square feet to over 50,000 square feet, projects are for various specialties such as diagnostic imaging, rehabilitation, diabetes, orthopedic, and family practice walk-in facilities.
Outpatient projects for A.P. Construction include the 35,000 square-foot, $7.9 million construction of Generations Family Health Center in Willimantic, CT, a new medical office building on a vacant site; the $4.1 multi-phased renovation for the Westchester Medical Group in Rye, NY that required the conversion of a single tenant office use to multiple medical suites; and the $2.1 million renovation of Darien Imaging Center in Darien, CT.
A.P. Construction’s more notable healthcare projects for special needs housing for the elderly include the 64,500 square-foot, $11.6 million expansion of the Waveny Care Center in New Canaan, CT which included 53 private resident rooms, an adult day care center addition and an outpatient rehabilitation gymnasium; Cedar Mountain Commons a 78,000 square-foot, $8.2 million, out-of-ground senior housing healthcare project in Newington, CT ; and Crescent Point at Niantic, a 50,000 square-foot, $5.4 million out-of-ground assisted living project in Niantic, CT.
Construction management services for A.P. Construction’s healthcare work typically includes: budgeting, value engineering, subcontractor bid and award, safety and logistical planning, pre-purchase program, scheduling, phasing and construction.