The 636,000-sf Princeton HealthCare hospital will feature 243private patient rooms as well as operating suites, laboratories andambulatory services. The hospital will be the centerpiece of a159-acre health campus, which will include a 32-acre public parkalong the Millstone River, senior residential community, skillednursing facility, medical office building and health and fitnesscenter. The hospital, designed jointly by New York City-based HOKand the Princeton office of RMJM Hillier, will replace theUniversity Medical Center at Princeton hospital located three milesaway.


"We welcome the hospital as a first-rate healthcare provider toour community," says Plainsboro Mayor Peter Cantu in a PrincetonHealthCare System release. "The hospital and the accompanyinghealth campus development will have very significant economic andcommunity-building advantages for Plainsboro and the entireregion."


Site plan approval was given by the Plainsboro Township PlanningBoard in July, following the township's rezoning of the site, whichtook place in January 2008. Construction is expected to begin inMay 2009, with an anticipated completion date of 2011.


Calls to Princeton HealthCare seeking further information andcomment were not returned as of press time.

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