Westchester Medical unveils $230M expansion plan: 5 things to know

Valhalla, N.Y.-based Westchester Medical Center Health Network plans to build a $230 million, 280,000-square-foot ambulatory care pavilion adjacent to Westchester Medical Center on its Valhalla campus.

Here are five things to know about the proposed project.

1. It would be one of the largest healthcare construction projects in Westchester County, New York, in decades, according to WMCHealth.

2. The eight-story steel and glass ambulatory care pavilion is slated to include 185,000 square feet of ambulatory care service space, including an advanced imaging center, ambulatory surgery center and heart and vascular institute, and a 20,000-square-foot private room expansion for Westchester Medical Center, plus another 75,000 square feet for physician offices.

3. The project is expected to bring 180 new full-time jobs when complete as well as 225 prevailing wage construction jobs.

4. The project is a collaboration between WMCHealth and Westchester County Local Development Corp., an agency created by Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino, which makes tax-exempt financing available to nonprofit institutions.

5. The new building project is expected to break ground this spring.

 

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