Banner Boswell Emergency Department Expansion/Enabling Projects

Sun City, AZ

The healthcare sector is at the forefront of utilizing Lean Construction processes, and the Banner Boswell Expansion in Sun City, Arizona is a prime example.  Utilizing Pull Planning, A3 Documentation and Choosing by Advantages, the expansion consists of a 5-story, 300,000 square foot tower.  Expected to be completed in 2021, the tower will include a lower level emergency department that will augment the currently undersized facilities already on the campus.  

Quick Facts

  • Size: 300,000 SF
  • Architect: HMC Architects
  • The management of this project relied on Lean Construction concepts to work through design decisions and schedule the work.
  • Construction Cost: $120.6M
  • Contractor: McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
  • A3s were generated to study possible structural frame systems. The Choosing by Advantages process was used to select the final structural system.

Rendering credit: HMC Architects