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# of Projects: 1
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Background informationProject Created: November 29, 2010

Project Name: UAB Women & Infants Center
Year in Operation: 2010
Sector: Buildings
Subsector: Health Care Facility
Status: In Operation
Type: New Facility
Description: University of Alabama at Birmingham 639,000 sq ft freestanding Women and Infants Facility. The $180 million center includes 52 bassinets in the Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and 52 bassinets in the Continuing Care Nursery. Built between two of the busiest hospitals in Alabama, space was tight, budget fixed, and it was important to minimize the duration of design and construction.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: Design build, with construction beginning six months before final construction documents completed. Coordination among major systems - particularly MEP was key to the project. Design revisions distributed and approved by owner before incorporation into the construction. Design Builder Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC.

Project Locations

Address: 1700 6th Avenue South
City: Birmingham
State: Alabama
Country: United States of America

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

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From Public (Government) Sources to Producers

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Direct Cash Support: Part of University of Alabama at Birmingham system. Budgeting through UAB.

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for both initial design and construction with a single entity. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? No

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Initial Design and Construction

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: February 21, 2010
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
$100-250 Million US
< $200 Million US


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