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April 17, 2012
Kraus-Anderson selected to construct $9 million Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center Expansion for Sanford Health in Bemidji
BEMIDJI, Minn. (April 2012) – Kraus-Anderson® Construction Company (KA), one of the nation’s premier commercial general contractors and construction managers, has been selected to construct the expansion of the new $9 million Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Center for Sanford Health in Bemidji, Minn. Designed by AECOM of Minneapolis Minn., the two-story, 46,385 square foot expansion is expected to open in the spring of 2013.
The Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center will integrate the services and clinicians from Sanford Bemidji orthopedics, sports medicine and rehab/Peak Performance therapy services to one central location within the hospital. The project illustrates Sanford Health’s long-term commitment for the Bemidji region, offering patients in northern Minnesota exemplary healthcare.
Kraus-Anderson is currently ranked among the top Healthcare contractors in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare Magazine. The company’s experience ranges from major 400,000-square-foot bed towers with state-of-the-art operating rooms, to tenant build-outs of local clinics.
Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota, including Sanford Bemidji, has more than 1,450 employees, 75 doctors and 118 beds and is part of the Sanford Health system based in Fargo, ND and Sioux Falls, SD. Sanford is the largest, rural, not-for-profit health care system in the nation with a presence in 112 communities in seven states. Sanford Health (sanfordhealth.org) includes 34 hospitals, 116 clinic locations and more than 1,000 physicians in 70 specialty areas of medicine. With more than 20,000 employees, Sanford Health is the largest employer in North and South Dakota.
Established in 1897, Kraus-Anderson® Construction Company is one of the nation’s premier commercial general contractors and construction managers. KA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Kraus-Anderson (www.www.krausanderson.com) is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. and has regional offices in Phoenix, Ariz., Madison, Wis., and Bemidji and Duluth, Minn.