Category: Miami

Robins & Morton Completes 450-Bed Miami Beach Convention Field Hospital Ahead of Schedule

Robins & Morton completed a 450-bed hospital built inside the Miami Beach Convention Center more than a full day ahead of a very aggressive two-week schedule, ensuring the facility is ready if needed before the anticipated peak of COVID-19 in South Florida. The temporary hospital is a state and federal partnership in response to the […]

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  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • COVID-19
  • field hospital
  • Johnathan Peavy
  • Miami
  • Miami Beach Convention Center
  • RLF Architects
  • Ron DeSantis
  • South Florida

Army Corps of Engineers Selects Robins & Morton to Convert Miami Beach Convention Center into a 450-Bed Field Hospital

Robins & Morton is converting 250,000 square feet of the Miami Beach Convention Center into a 450-bed field hospital, including isolation rooms. The Army Corps of Engineers announced the project at a press conference Wednesday, joined by Gov. Ron DeSantis along with other state and local officials. The Miami Beach Convention Center retrofit is part […]

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  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • COVID-19
  • field hospital
  • Florida
  • Johnathan Peavy
  • Miami
  • Miami Beach Convention Center

Be the Helpers

Television host Fred Rogers used to say that in times of crisis we should all look for the helpers. On healthcare projects across the country, Robins & Morton project teams saw firsthand what it meant to be a helper as COVID-19 descended upon the nation. Doctors, nurses and hospital staff began working unimaginable hours to […]

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  • 3D printing
  • Alabama
  • Baptist Health South Florida
  • Baptist Hospital of Miami
  • Broward North
  • coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • critical care
  • face shields
  • Florida
  • HEPA Air Filters
  • Hollywood
  • Hope Tower
  • infection control panels
  • Memorial Regional Hospital
  • Miami
  • Pompano Beach
  • RADCON Clinic
  • Radiation Oncology
  • triage
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham

Robins & Morton wins 18 awards from Associated Builders and Contractors in 2019 Excellence in Construction Competition

Robins & Morton received 18 Excellence in Construction awards from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) throughout the organization’s annual Excellence in Construction Competition. Robins & Morton participated in the competition through the Alabama, North Alabama, Carolinas, Florida East Coast, Central Florida, North Florida, and Greater Tennessee chapters. ABC recognized the following projects: Beverly Knight Olson […]

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  • Alabama
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Atrium Health Cabarrus Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital
  • Birmingham
  • Brookwood Baptist Medical Center
  • Carolinas
  • Central Florida
  • Concord
  • Decatur
  • Duke Health
  • Durham
  • Florida East Coast
  • Gallatin
  • Georgetown
  • Georgia
  • Greater Tennessee
  • HH Decatur Morgan Hospital
  • Horizon West
  • Huntsville
  • Jacksonville
  • Macon
  • Mayo Clinic Mangurian Building
  • Miami
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Navicent Health
  • North Carolina
  • North Florida
  • Orlando
  • Panama City Beach
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Saint Thomas Medical Partners
  • Sanmina/SCI Manufacturing
  • South Carolina
  • Springhill Suites
  • Tennessee
  • Tidelands Health
  • Tradition Medical Center
  • Wilson Medical Center

The Connected Hospital: Low Voltage Technology Meets High Demand

Personalized, digital health advances are top-of-mind priorities among hospital chief information officers (CIOs), according to a report in Healthcare IT News. During a 2018 focus group organized by the not-for-profit healthcare organization the Scottsdale Institute, 80% of the gathered healthcare CIOs cited digital health expansion and its related patient experience improvements as their most important […]

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  • connected hospital
  • data
  • Florida
  • healthcare
  • infrastructure
  • low voltage
  • Miami
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center

Prefabrication 2.0: Resetting the Construction Supply Chain

Once dismissed by skeptics as a risky idea destined to diminish construction quality, prefabrication is now universally embraced as an industry best practice. Companies in all building sectors are investing in it, clients are intrigued by its savings potential, and the field staff is integrating it in ways that will forever change the traditional supply […]

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  • Charleston
  • Florida
  • Miami
  • offsite prefabrication
  • prefabrication
  • South Carolina
  • supply chain management

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Robins & Morton Celebrate Surgical Tower Topping Out

On September 27, Mount Sinai Medical Center celebrated the topping out of its 154-bed surgical tower addition project as the final beam was raised. Construction began in August 2016 to address the expanding healthcare needs of both Miami and Miami Beach residents and visitors– the project is set to transform Mount Sinai’s main campus. The […]

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  • healthcare
  • hospital
  • Miami
  • Mt. Sinai Medical Center
  • Robins & Morton
  • Steven D. Sonenreich
  • surgical tower expansion
  • Topping Out

Building Together: Anais Escalona

SEVEN years ago, Anais was working as an importer and exporter of heavy machinery when she saw that Robins & Morton was looking for an administrative assistant. She decided to take a chance and apply for the position – and that chance paid off. Anais started out answering phones and scanning documents, but within three […]

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  • Field Office Assistant
  • Miami
  • Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida
  • Women in Construction
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