BETHESDA, MD—Suburban Hospital has scheduled agroundbreaking ceremony for its $230-million expansion project onTuesday, Oct. 28.

|

The project calls for a 235,000-square-foot addition to the70-year-old hospital as well as a new parking garage. Hospitalofficials have stated that the existing facility is too small todeal with its current patient load, according toBethesdaNow.com.

|

“We are very excited to be moving ahead with this project,” sayshospital spokeswoman Ronna Borenstein-Levysaid.

|

The project drew intense opposition from neighborhood groups andlitigation, but zoning approvals were upheld by The CountyCircuit Court and later the state's Court ofSpecial Appeals.

|

The parking garage is scheduled to open in 2017 and the newbuilding is projected to open in the summer of 2019. See story atBethesdaNow.com.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.

John Jordan

John Jordan is a veteran journalist with 36 years of print and digital media experience.