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News Release: NexCore Group Breaks Ground on 20,000 s.f. ASC for Northwest Healthcare and CHS in Tucson, Ariz.


The replacement ASC is located on the Pima Medical Institute campus in Tucson

The new 20,000-s.f. Tucson Surgery Center is being developed on the Pima Medical Institute campus, 2121 Craycroft Rd.  in Tucson.

TUCSON, Ariz., and DENVER, March 11, 2020 – National healthcare real estate developer NexCore Group has broken ground in Tucson for an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) it is developing for Northwest Healthcare and Community Health Systems (CHS).

The one-story, 20,000 square foot Tucson Surgery Center facility will be located on the Pima Medical Institute campus at 2121 Craycroft Road and is also adjacent to the Tucson Medical Center.

Todd Varney, chief development officer and managing partner of Denver-based NexCore, said the firm helped clients Northwest Healthcare and CHS to effectively relocate an existing facility to a market with greater demand for outpatient surgical services.

“Through a series of creative design solutions, we were able to achieve the best fit on a tight site without losing key operational spaces,” said Nathan Golik, NexCore’s senior vice president business development. “At the same time, we were able to deliver some key efficiencies through our planning and modeling processes, including reducing the size of operations by 25 percent while maintaining the same number of revenue-producing operating rooms – and an anticipated decrease in annual occupancy cost.”

A grand opening for the facility is expected in early 2021.

About Northwest Healthcare

Northwest Healthcare is an integrated healthcare network committed to delivering Tucson and surrounding communities with high quality, accessible healthcare—everything from highly specialized cardiac care and surgical services to more routine primary care. For more information, please visit healthiertucson.com.

About CHS

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS) is one of the nation’s leading operators of general acute care hospitals. Affiliated hospitals are dedicated to providing quality healthcare for local residents and contribute to the economic development of their communities. Based on the unique needs of each community served, these hospitals offer a wide range of diagnostic, medical and surgical services in inpatient and outpatient settings. For more information, please visit chs.net.

About NexCore Group LLC

NexCore Group develops healthcare facilities for hospitals, health systems and physicians. NexCore solves complex real estate challenges through innovative building solutions and creative financial structures. In a rapidly changing healthcare industry, NexCore has the superior expertise to deliver quality environments and flexible spaces that help grow your business, lower expenses and mitigate risk. Over the past 25 years, NexCore has developed and acquired a total of 11.1 million square feet of health care facilities across the country. The company has been recognized repeatedly as one of the Top Healthcare Real Estate Developers in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine. NexCore is headquartered in Denver, and as the company continues to grow so does its geographic reach. Over the last several years, NexCore has opened regional offices in Chicago; Bethesda, Md.; Portland, Ore.; Dallas; Orlando, Fla.; Laguna Niguel, Calif.; and Indianapolis. For more information, please visit NexCoreGroup.com. Contact: Kirstin Barbour, Marketing Director, 303-293-0693.

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News Media Contact: Kirstin Barbour, NexCore Group • 303.293.0693 • Kirstin.Barbour@NexCoreGroup.com






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