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
Ellis Smith joined the Chattanooga Times Free Press in January 2010 as a business reporter. His beat includes the flooring industry, Chattem, Unum, Krystal, the automobile market, real estate and technology. Ellis is from Marietta, Ga., and has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication at the University of West Georgia. He previously worked at UTV-13 News, Carrollton, Ga., as a producer; at the The West Georgian, Carrollton, Ga., as editor; and at the Times-Georgian, Carrollton, ...