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News Release: Hammes Company breaks ground on Beaufort Memorial Medical Pavilion

Milwaukee, Wis., August 13, 2019 – Hammes Company, the nation’s leading healthcare developer as ranked by Modern Healthcare’s Construction and Design Survey, has broken ground on a new medical office building in the area of Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Scheduled to open in late 2020, the new 70,000-square-foot, three-story medical office building in the town of Okatie will expand services in the surrounding area and supplement Beaufort Memorial’s existing acute care regional hospital. The new facility will provide primary care, OB-GYN, orthopedics, urgent care, cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, vascular and general surgery, a breast health center, outpatient rehabilitation, laboratory and imaging services, and a full-service cancer center.

Together with its affiliates, Hammes is the developer of the project and will provide comprehensive project management, while also retaining ownership of the facility.

“This project showcases Hammes’ unique mix of national healthcare facility development and project management experience, financial strength, and local market knowledge,” said Hammes Company Senior Vice President Deirdre Lott, who is based in South Carolina. “We’re delighted to have the opportunity to bring multiple Hammes business lines together to help Beaufort Memorial complete this significant and transformative project.”

“We’re excited to see the new facility come to life as we seek to expand access to critical medical services and improve the health of patients in southern Beaufort and Jasper counties,” said Beaufort Memorial Hospital President & CEO Russell Baxley.

About Hammes

Hammes Company has been ranked as a leading healthcare facility developer for 21 years by Modern Healthcare’s Construction and Design Survey. Hammes has managed in excess of 57 million square feet of complex new, expansion, renovation, replacement, ambulatory care and acute care projects with a value of more than $23 billion for hospitals and health systems nationwide. The company has extensive experience managing the planning, financing, development, construction, leasing and management of non-acute and acute healthcare facilities. Hammes has helped many of the nation’s leading healthcare organizations plan, implement and manage facility strategies and solutions for more than a quarter of a century. The company delivers measurable results that help healthcare providers grow while meeting the unique health and wellness needs of their communities. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Hammes provides services through a network of regional offices strategically located across the United States.


Katherine Murray
(414) 509-2595

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