• How Kitchell builds healthcare projects more efficiently with OpenSpace
    This article was created by OpenSpace. With 60% of its work in the healthcare sector, Kitchell is always looking for ways to reduce risk and be a more efficient partner to its stakeholders. The Phoenix-based company also wanted to improve its handoff process with hospital facilities departments, which usually aren’t involved in construction and are often left flying blind when issues arise (since they have no idea what’s behind the sheetrock or under the concrete). Knowing that more robust photo documentation Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2021-05-21
  • Kitchell to help Phoenix Children’s Hospital expand in Southwest Valley
    Kitchell has been tapped to help Phoenix Children’s Hospital expand its presence in the southwest Valley. The hospital will open a 24/7 pediatric emergency department in its former Avondale urgent care facility and break ground on a three-story medical office next door offering more than 75 pediatric specialties. That means parents could potentially take their children to an emergency department for something like a broken bone and follow up later with a specialist, without having to leave the region. Read the full story at AZCentral. Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2021-03-25
  • Valleywise Health’s new utility plant a good fit for growing hospital
    This article originally appeared in ENR on February 22, 2021 When Kitchell Contractors project director Phil Glenn first toured the location for Valleywise Health’s new utility plant—designed to power its main Roosevelt campus in Phoenix—he thought the plan sounded crazy. “We’re walking through on the first day, and it’s this operating warehouse full of racks and shelving and just stuff everywhere,” Glenn says. “We’re all going, ‘Really? We’re going to put the central plant in here?’” Valleywise’s ambitious plan Read More
    Source: Kitchell ProgressPublished on 2021-02-24