InterCare Community Health Network has selected Owen-Ames-Kimball Co. as the general contractor for the InterCare Benton Harbor Facility Project. Owen-Ames-Kimball is a general contractor and construction manager based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Owen-Ames-Kimball is an employee owned company with operations beginning in 1891. It is anticipated that construction will begin approximately July 2, 2010.
The project consists of the development of the approximate 5.7 acre site with the construction of a new approximate 41,000 square foot masonry bearing and steel framed, single story facility with upper level mechanical mezzanine. The project will not seek LEED Certification, but has been designed to incorporate many sustainable materials and construction processes. The project is being funded approximately 85% by an $8.5 million grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Approximately 15% of the project will be funded from other sources.
Southshore Companies is the Project Manager and Owner’s Representative for the project and TERA Architects, Benton Harbor is the project Architect.