Construction has commenced on a new Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta hospital in the northeastern suburbs of the city. The $1.5 billion project will be the single-largest healthcare project to be undertaken in the history of Peace State.
The new Arthur M. Blank Hospital was named so in honor of Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation, which donated $200 million towards the construction of the healthcare building. The remaining chunk of the funding will come from a variety of channels including cash on hand and donations.
The massive hospital will sit on 46 acres of land and will have one tower encompassing two patient wings. The two towers will have several rooms serving as operating rooms plus other space for patient care. In addition, the facility will have additional space for research and clinical trials.
Project designed by ESa and EYP
The new Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta hospital was designed by ESa and EYP and will be constructed by Brasfield & Gorrie and J.E. Dunn. In a recent statement, Donna Hyland, the CEO of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta said the new hospital will go a long way in helping both the current and future generations of Georgians to access the healthcare they deserve.
Hyland lauded donors who came on board to ensure the project takes off. He thanked Arthur and his family foundation for their contribution to help grow and inspire others to donate towards the project.
“We are beyond grateful to Arthur and his family foundation for this generous donation to help our mission grow and inspire others to give to Children’s,” Hyland said.
On his side, Arthur M. Blank said they are indeed privileged to be partners in developing the project. He added that they are happy to be connected to the institution that has long experience in illness, research, and diseases for children. Arthur M. Blank is the chairman of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.