News Release: Nemours duPont Pediatrics breaks ground

Anchor Health Properties Set to Develop 65,000 sq. ft. Pediatrics Facility in Deptford, NJ

Wilmington, DE (May 6, 2015) – Anchor Health Properties, a full-service healthcare development company, has been named developer of Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Deptford, a 65,000 sq. ft. pediatric healthcare facility located in Deptford, New Jersey.

The project, which broke ground on April 24, 2015, will provide specialized pediatric care, therapeutic services including a therapy pool, an ambulatory surgery center and imaging capabilities including MRI, ultrasound and x-ray for families in South Jersey.

“We’re excited to be a part of Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children’s continued growth in the South Jersey market,” said Katie Jacoby, Senior Vice President of Anchor Health Properties. “Developing an outpatient project for the care of children requires an even greater level of sensitivity around values that Anchor prides in all of our developments, especially in the areas of safety, access, convenience and customer service.”

The pediatrics facility will include an inviting interior environment designed with bright colors and playful photography, a special area for sibling care, and an outdoor playground. Other amenities include a café, healing garden and conference space.

The project, located a few miles from the Deptford Mall, will act as a trusted community resource that improves children’s health in a personalized, family-centered environment that is clinically integrated and operationally efficient.

ARRAY Architects has been chosen as project architect and Whiting-Turner Contracting Company has been chosen as the project’s construction manager.

The Project is slated to open in the summer of 2016.

About Anchor Health Properties

Anchor Health Properties is a national, full-service development company focused exclusively on the development of medical facilities. Founded in 1985 as a developer of innovative retail centers, Anchor’s strategic approach to navigating extremely competitive healthcare markets evolved from the company’s days in retail development. The company has responded to the new landscape of employed physicians, team-based care, the need to optimize assets and reduce duplication, and the integration of care and technology. Healthcare today calls not only for new and more efficient ways of delivering outpatient services, but also a different kind of healthcare development company. For more information, please visit

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