Under Construction: More space for doctors near Erlanger

Under Construction: More space for doctors near Erlanger

September 23rd, 2012 by Ellis Smith in Business Diary

One of the reception areas under construction at the new University Surgical Associates office in Chattanooga.

Photo by Alyson Wright /Times Free Press.

Illustration by Laura McNutt /Times Free Press.

Name: University Surgical Associates

Location: The new medical supply building is located in Medical Park 1 by Erlanger, at 2108 East Third St.

Status: Workers put the finishing touches on the project last week, hanging cabinets, painting, installing floors and putting in doors. The final step is to bring in furniture and equipment.

Features: The 7,200-square-foot, single-story building was once a Family Dollar but has been converted into a clinic. It includes a glass-walled waiting room that connects to other nearby doctors' offices. The new office will also include eight examination rooms, two doctor's offices, five additional offices, storage areas and a special check out area at a large nurses' station. The building also features a rehabilitation gym, a lab and a breakroom.

Construction workers: Between 75 and 100

Cost: About $750,000

Architect: Frank McDonald Architects

Owner: University Surgical Associates

Contractor: P&C Construction