Banner – University Medicine

Banner – University Medical Center Tucson Tower


New tower will be nine stories tall, 670,000 square feet

The building will feature:

  • New main entry, cafeteria and support departments on the first floor
  • New diagnostic imaging, diagnostic cardiology, cardiac cath labs and interventional radiology on the second floor
  • New operating rooms and patient prep/recovery space on the third floor
  • 204 new patient rooms on floors five through nine
    -Woman and Infant Services on the fifth floor
    -Med/surg and ICU beds on floor six through eight
    -Med/surg beds on the ninth floor
    -Shelled space on the ninth floor for 24 future patient rooms
  • More than $50 million in new patient care equipment and computers for state-of-the-art care
  • Tower will open spring 2019
  • Architects: Shepley Bulfinch and GLHN Architects & Engineers (Tucson)
  • Contractor:  Sundt I DPR 
    -At the peak of construction, more than 400 workers on site
  • $400 million project budget for tower and 75,000-square-foot renovation of existing facility
  • Construction website and webcam:

Banner Health Center

  • New outpatient Banner Health Center adjacent to University of Arizona Cancer Center / North at Campbell Avenue and Allen Road
  • Banner Health Center will be three stories tall, 207,000 square feet with 33,000 square feet shelled for future expansion
  • Outpatient Services:
    -Radiation Oncology
    -Medical Imaging
    -Adult Multi-Specialty Clinics with over 100 exam rooms
  • Site Improvements:
    -Three-story, 962-space new parking garage
    -Repave Allen Road
    -Increase storm water detention
    -Modification and expansion of the Healing Garden
  • More than $20 million in new patient care equipment and computers
  • $100 million budget. Open Winter 2017-2018
  • Architects: SmithGroup JJR.   Contractor:  Hensel Phelps
  • Construction webcam: