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News Release: MBRE Healthcare breaks ground in Georgia for new on-campus MOB for Piedmont Healthcare


New five-level, 113,000-square-foot outpatient facility in Newnan will support Piedmont Newnan Hospital in bringing a full complement of healthcare services to the growing southwestern Metro Atlanta region

NEWNAN, Ga., and CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2019MBRE Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest private owners of healthcare properties, broke ground Sept. 16 for a new 113,000-square-foot medical office building (MOB) on the Piedmont Newnan Hospital campus.

Slated to open in late 2020, the new, five-level MOB at 795 Poplar Road will be a critical part of the full-service health campus it will share with the hospital.

The MOB will bring a full complement of Piedmont Healthcare and independent physician services to the southwest Atlanta Metro suburbs, including cardiology, cardiopulmonary rehab, general surgery, neurology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, physical therapy and occupational therapy. The MOB will also house administrative, human resources, and classroom space for Piedmont Healthcare.

“MBRE Healthcare is very pleased to partner with Piedmont Healthcare on this wonderful healthcare asset that will bring a variety of needed services to this growing region,” says MBRE Healthcare President Peter Westmeyer. “It’s another example of how we assist foresighted providers like Piedmont Healthcare to anticipate and satisfy the needs of both patients and practitioners in convenient, quality settings by maximizing the opportunities physically, strategically and financially.”

“The second MOB at Newnan will be a welcome addition to Piedmont Healthcare patients in the greater southwest Atlanta area including people living south of Newnan more particularly as result of the recent interstate exchange opening at Poplar Road” says Jack Tillman, Vice President and Chief of Real Estate, Piedmont Healthcare. “When completed, this modern facility will enable us and our Piedmont Clinic members to efficiently and cost-effectively deliver a wide variety of healthcare services close to home for our Newnan-area patients, consolidating and expanding on our cardiovascular programs on the campus of Piedmont Newnan Hospital.”

The hospital and the site of the future MOB are highly visible from and offer convenient access to U.S. Interstate 85 and Poplar Road, with an abundance of parking in close proximity to the building.

The project development team also includes Earl Swensson Associates Inc. (ESa) architects and Batson-Cook Construction.

About Piedmont Healthcare

A private, not-for-profit organization with nearly 660 locations serving nearly 2 million patients across Georgia, Piedmont is transforming healthcare, creating a destination known for the best clinicians and a one-of-a-kind experience that always puts patients first. Today, more than 110 years since it was founded, Piedmont is known as a leading health system in cancer care, treatment of heart disease and organ transplantation with 11 hospitals, 27 urgent care centers, 28 Piedmont QuickCare locations, 555 Piedmont Clinic physician practice locations and more than 2,300 Piedmont Clinic members. In May 2019, Piedmont became Great Place to Work-Certified™ and in June 2019 was named by Forbes as one of the Top10 Employers in Georgia. Our 23,000-plus employees dedicate themselves to making a positive difference in every life we touch and our commitment doesn’t stop there. In FY 2019, Piedmont provided $268 million in uncompensated care community benefit programming in an effort to better the health and well-being of the people in the communities we serve. For more information, visit piedmont.org.

About MBRE Healthcare

MBRE Healthcare is a full-service healthcare real estate company providing development, acquisition, leasing, management and strategic consulting services across the United States. As the largest private owner of healthcare facilities in the country, with over 16 million square feet spanning 38 states, the company creates customized real estate solutions for some of the most discerning healthcare providers in the country. MBRE Healthcare works with hospitals, health systems, and physician groups to drive down real estate costs, increase tenant satisfaction, improve the patient experience, and expand into new markets. Headquartered in Chicago, the company has eight regional offices located in Atlanta, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Indianapolis, Orlando, Phoenix and Washington D.C. For more information visit www.mbrehealthcare.com.

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News Media Contact: Tracy Hindman, Vice President, Marketing, 303-809-6395, thindman@mbres.com



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