Naperville, Ill. (January 11, 2010)—Ground was broken and construction has begun on the three-story Burr Ridge Medical Center at 6800 North Frontage Road in west suburban Burr Ridge. The Chicago office of Ryan Companies US, Inc., located in Naperville, is building the 105,575-square-foot medical office building at Interstate 55 and County Line Road on behalf of the developer, Sterling Bay Companies. The lead tenant in the building will be Loyola University Health System.
The official groundbreaking ceremony for Burr Ridge Medical Center was Thursday, Jan. 7. The core and shell of the building will be completed by September 2010. Loyola University Health System will take occupancy of its space on the first two floors of the building in February 2011.
Burr Ridge Medical Center sits on a site of +/- 7.0 acres. The building will feature a dramatic three-story atrium with a grand staircase and floor plates of 33,700 square feet. It is being constructed of architectural pre-cast and curtain wall glazing. Included on the site is parking for 416 automobiles.
"This is an exciting project for Ryan Companies and continues to showcase our abilities in the construction of medical office buildings and related projects," Robert Wehner, team leader, Ryan Companies US, Inc., said. "It demonstrates the continued viability of well-located, well-conceived medical office projects like Sterling Bay's Burr Ridge Medical Center."
In addition to Ryan Companies, which is serving as the project manager and constructing the building, and Sterling Bay Companies, the developer, the development team consists of Proteus Group, architect and mechanical and electrical engineer; Lindsay & Associates, Inc., structural engineer; Jacob & Hefner Associates, Inc., civil engineer; and David R. McCallum Associates, Inc., landscape architect.
Sterling Bay's project team includes Scott Goodman and Andy Gloor, principals, and Patrick O'Connor, project manager. Ryan's team consists of Robert Wehner, team leader, and Eric Abrams, project manager.
Burr Ridge Medical Center
In the last five years, Ryan’s Chicago office has been involved in the development and construction of 500,000 square feet of medical office and related projects across the country, including notable projects in Wisconsin and Iowa. One of the most notable projects in the area completed by Ryan is the three-building, 140,000-square-foot Community Memorial Medical Campus complex in Menomonee Falls, Wisc., a suburb of Milwaukee.
About Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Ryan Companies US, Inc., a nationally recognized design-builder, developer and real estate manager, has specialized in providing fully integrated solutions for more than 70 years. Ryan is currently ranked 76th in Engineering News-Record’s (ENR’s) list of Top 400 Contractors. In its first 10 years of operation, Ryan’s Midwest Division (based in Chicago) has completed over $1 Billion in projects for customers such as Deere & Company, Isle of Capri, Target Corporation, Dominick’s, C. H. Robinson and Froedtert & Community Health. In addition to its Chicago office, Ryan has offices in Minneapolis, San Diego, Tampa, Phoenix and Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Des Moines, Iowa.