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News Release: Award-winning Northside-Cherokee MOB expansion will add more healthcare service

Developer Duke Realty will combine new and existing space to create a multi-disciplinary surgery center in the 100,797-square-foot medical office building it delivered in June 2013


Duke Realty is expanding the 100,797-square-foot, four-story Northside-Cherokee Towne Lake Medical Office Building in Woodstock, Ga. (Photo courtesy of Duke Realty)

WOODSTOCK, Ga., and INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 7, 2016– The 100,797-square-foot Northside-Cherokee Towne Lake Medical Office Building (MOB) near Atlanta, which opened in the summer of 2013, has seen its share of awards and accolades.

Now the four-story MOB at 900 Towne Lake Parkway in Woodstock is in the news again. Duke Realty, an Indianapolis-based commercial real estate developer, is adding 2,200 square feet that, along with 16,430 square feet of existing space, will be used to create a multi-disciplinary outpatient surgery center. The surgery center is expected to be open for business in summer 2017.

The MOB is located about four miles south of Northside’s Holly Springs Medical Campus and 11 miles south of the future home of the Northside Hospital-Cherokee replacement campus, which is also expected to be completed in summer 2017.

“At Northside Hospital, we continually evaluate our facilities to ensure they have the healthcare services our patients and prospective patients want,” says Billy Hayes, CEO of Northside Hospital-Cherokee. “Atlanta-area residents have a tremendous need for new, high quality medical services, and we are dedicated to meeting that need.”

Northside-Cherokee Towne Lake MOB was lauded by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), which announced in summer 2014 that it had achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design® (LEED) certification for being an environmentally friendly facility. The project earned perfect scores for construction waste management and the use of recycled content and regional materials. The facility also received rave reviews, including from the mayor who said it was one of the most successful and well-executed projects in the county. In addition, the MOB won two awards from the Georgia chapter of the American Concrete Institute: the “Outstanding Achievement Award” in the parking deck category and an “Award of Excellence” in the low-rise category.

Keith Konkoli, Duke Realty Executive Vice President, Healthcare, noted, “Northside-Cherokee MOB has been a highly successful, sustainable and thriving healthcare facility providing cutting-edge medical services and generating hundreds of jobs. We’re pleased to work with Northside Hospital to expand the facility to provide much-needed new services to local residents.”

The development team for the expansion includes the partners for the original building: Architect Lyman Davidson Dooley and general contractor Brasfield & Gorrie.
About Northside Hospital

Northside Hospital is an extensive network of state-of-the-art facilities staffed with skilled, caring professionals who are dedicated to the health and wellness of the communities they serve. The network includes three not-for-profit hospitals, located in Atlanta, Forsyth and Cherokee, with a total of 852 licensed beds; Northside Hospital-affiliated outpatient centers and medical office buildings throughout North Metro Atlanta; more than 2,500 physicians on staff and more than 14,200 employees; and nearly 2,000,000 patient encounters annually. All Northside hospitals are full-service, acute-care facilities that offer particular expertise in Maternity Services, Women’s Health, Cancer Care, Surgery and Radiology. For more information, please visit www.northside.com.
About Duke Realty

Duke Realty is a national commercial real estate company specializing in the ownership, management and development of medical office properties, complemented by a large portfolio of industrial assets. Duke Realty (NYSE:DRE) owns, maintains an interest in or has under development 137 million square feet of space in more than 21 top-tier markets nationwide.

The healthcare segment of Duke Realty’s portfolio totals more than 6.7 million square feet, and includes properties ranging from medical office buildings to rehabilitation facilities and from ambulatory care centers with diagnostics, oncology and surgery services to one of the nation’s largest cancer centers. Duke Realty also has on-staff a team of healthcare professionals who are well-versed in the unique demands of medical providers and have proven experience in providing hospitals and physician groups comprehensive planning, development, ownership and facility management services. More information about Duke Realty’s healthcare real estate capabilities is available at www.dukerealty.com/healthcare. Duke Realty also can be followed on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube.

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Duke Realty is expanding the 100,797-square-foot, four-story Northside-Cherokee Towne Lake Medical Office Building (MOB), which opened in June 2013. The MOB has won awards for excellence and attained LEED certification for its environmentally friendly design and operation.
Duke Realty

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