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News Release: Kraus-Anderson begins $8 million Ambulatory Surgery Center in Tucson, AZ

Kraus-Anderson and MedCraft team to build Ambulatory Surgery Center at TMC HealthCare’s Rincon campus in Tucson, Ariz.

TUSCON, Ariz. (May 2021) – Kraus-Anderson has begun construction on a state-of-the-art Ambulatory Surgery Center at TMC HealthCare’s Rincon campus located at 10360 Drexel Road in Tucson, Ariz. TMC HealthCare and MedCraft Healthcare Real Estate, a national health care real estate expert, are partnering in the expansion of the Rincon campus ambulatory facilities. Together, TMC and MedCraft selected KA as the contractor for the Rincon Surgery Center project.

The $8 Million, 17,000-square-foot Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) will provide additional medical and surgical services, offering a convenient and affordable option for scheduled surgeries and procedures. The one-story building is designed to include a future 3,000-square-foot expansion for future growth.

Health Care design will be incorporated to mitigate the spread of infectious disease, including a compartmentalized lobby and waiting area for proper social distancing, hand washing stations, solid surface counters and plexi glass screens at registration.

Architect Orcutt Winslow has incorporated sustainable features in the ASC building, such as roof-top solar panels, low and no water use landscaping, a cool roof system to reduce heat island affects, trees to shade building and glass, and the use of reclaimed water for irrigation. Additional enhancements will maximize air changes throughout the building and maintain high filtration rates.

The building is located within The Pavilions at Civano neighborhood and was designed to tie-in the Civano community’s distinctive architecture, including the use of landscaping that reflects the surrounding Sonorian Desert, and pedestrian connectivity with sidewalks, patios, plazas and bicycle paths with bike racks.

Construction is expected to be completed in the spring of 2022.

MedCraft last year acquired a 44,000-square-foot, two-story medical office building on TMC HealthCare’s Rincon campus and has added new medical groups to establish full-time offices to better serve the local community. The expanded campus further integrates primary and specialty care, including cardiology, family medicine, imaging, lab, orthopedics, rehabilitation and urgent care.

Kraus-Anderson (KA) has been a long-standing construction partner of MedCraft since 1999. Together, they have built dozens of hospitals, medical office buildings and specialty clinics around the U.S., including these Minnesota facilities:
– 68,000-square-foot Twin Cities Orthopedics in Edina (2018)
– 30,000-square-foot Essentia Health’s Grand Rapids Clinic in Grand Rapids (2018)
– 133,000-square-foot Fairview Ridges Specialty Care Center in Burnsville (2014)
– 115,000-square-foot Mercy Specialty Center in Coon Rapids (2013)
– 60,000-square-foot Allina Health Shakopee Clinic in Shakopee (2007)
– 250,000-square-foot HealthPartners Regional Specialty Clinics in St. Paul (2007)
– 60,000-square-foot Monticello Clinic in Monticello (2007)
– 50,000-square-foot Allina Health Center for Outpatient Care in Edina (2003)
– 46,000-square-foot South Valley Medical Building in Shakopee (1999)

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About TMC Healthcare
TMC HealthCare is Southern Arizona’s leading provider for emergency care and pediatric care as well as specialty areas including women’s, maternity, cardiac care, orthopedic, neuroscience, hospice, surgical, vascular, geropsychiatric care and senior services.

About MedCraft Healthcare Real Estate, LLC
MedCraft Healthcare Real Estate is a national leader in the development, financing, and management of ambulatory care and medical office buildings. MedCraft focuses solely on healthcare real estate projects and has partnered with healthcare systems and physicians in more than 86 projects totaling $3.5 billion throughout their 38-year operating history. Visit www.MedCraft.com.

About Kraus-Anderson
Established in 1897, Kraus-Anderson (www.krausanderson.com) is an integrated construction management and real estate development enterprise working independently and in collaboration with a family of companies, including insurance, financial and commercial property management and leasing operations. Kraus-Anderson, an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer, is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. and has regional offices in Madison, Wis., Bismarck, N.D., and Duluth, Bemidji and Rochester, Minn.

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Gail Shore
Shore to Shore Communications, Inc.
Public relations management and consulting since 1989
(612) 770-4106 cell
gshore@winternet.com

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