Houston Northwest Medical Center

Owner: Tenet Healthcare Corporation

Location: Houston, Texas

Size: 179,541 sq ft

Cost: $38,458,203

Completion Date: March 2006

Architect: Sterling Barnett Little Inc.

Description: Houston Northwest Medical Center is a 508-bed general acute care hospital with 588,000 sq. ft. under roof (post project) serving Houston and Northwest Harris County. This $38.4 million project added 168,000 sq. ft. to the plant, including a new seven-story patient tower, a 45,000 sq. ft. emergency department, new intensive care unit, two med-surg units and two shelled floors for future expansion. Also included in this expansion was a new central energy plant and all new major equipment including new boilers, chillers, cooling towers, medical vacuum and upgraded power service bringing service redundancy for the first time. The project also included a 298-space precast parking garage addition, demolished and resurfaced 200-car parking lot and replacement loading dock.