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St. Luke’s Prototype Hospital – one of the largest projects in Quakertown’s history, and will give residents an easy-to-access location that they can trust for their care.

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Delaware Labor Shortage Spurs Project to Go Modular

With its new $150-million research facility under construction and heading for a year-end completion target, global chemical company Chemours aims to consolidate its existing laboratories and offices into the 312,000-sq-ft facility on the University of Delaware’s Science Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus in Newark, Del.

https://www.enr.com/articles/47359-delaware-labor-shortage-spurs-project-to-go-modular

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IMC’s 17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Please consider sponsoring the IMC 17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. This year’s event was planned with COVID-19 prevention protocols set in place for everyone’s safety (i.e. reserved tee times, food will be spread throughout course to enhance social distancing, etc.). This event is a delightful tradition of competitive golf, corporate camaraderie and community philanthropy. Proceeds will benefit nonprofit organizations in our community through the IMC Charitable Foundation.

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IMC’s Successful Collaboration at Chemours Discovery Hub

IMC’s successful innovation with prefabrication and 3-D modeling is featured in the current issue of Commercial Construction & Renovation. 

Click through to read the full article written by Jerry Brandmueller, Project Executive.

About the project:

The Chemours Discovery hub is a $200MM, 333,000 square-foot research facility on the University of Delaware’s Science Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus.

  • laboratories and offices for approximately 330 scientists, engineers and researchers
  • 50 specialty rooms, cafes, conference rooms and 20 “huddle” rooms for small group meetings
  • spans 15 acres within a campus of 272 acres
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ENR Year in Construction Photography Winner

IMC Construction’s Penn Medicine Center for Healthcare Technology was the subject for this stunning shot by Ralph V. Oswald III. Engineering News-Record’s worldwide competition showcases the best photos from construction sites around the world.

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IMC Construction’s Penn Medicine Radnor Tops Out

Advanced outpatient care center going up on King of Prussia Road

IMC held topping out ceremonies on April 8th on a multispecialty outpatient facility for the University of Pennsylvania Health System. The event on the Radnor site was attended by IMC’s construction team, Penn Medicine’s Steve DiMambro, Penn Medicine Radnor’s Associate Executive Director, Tracey Commack and representatives from all the departments at the facility.

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IMC Construction Fast-Tracks Healthy Living Mixed-Use

IMC Construction, a nationally-recognized, full-service construction company with offices in Malvern and Philadelphia, has begun construction on a one-million-square-foot apartment and retail complex in Dresher, PA.

The Promenade at Upper Dublin, a $120 million project developed by BET Investments, will bring 402 luxury apartments, a 500-car garage and 150,000 square feet of town center shops to a twenty-five-acre site in eastern Montgomery County. It is expected to be complete in the last quarter of 2020.

“Although the sheer size and complexity of the project would typically carry a longer schedule,” said Mike Ryan, IMC Construction’s Vice President of Preconstruction, “we used our BIM technology and project planning to fast-track the schedule and compress it to under two years of construction, with early occupancies in less than eighteen months.”

Clad in brick, metal and other upscale finishes, the Promenade is composed of the East and West buildings, connected by an enclosed pedestrian bridge at the second level. Ground-floor retail will be topped by four levels of apartments and extensive amenity spaces, including media and game rooms, fitness room, dog wash and doggie day care. A resort-style pool highlights the private outdoor space of the West building, while an adjacent park connects with walking trails and bike share. The complex has on-street parking in addition to the garage.

Environmental strategies include a green roof on a segment of the East building for stormwater management.

The Promenade team includes construction manager IMC Construction; architect Bernardon; interior designer Design Works; structural engineer Baker, Ingram & Associates; m/e/p Advanced Engineering; and civil engineer Gilmore & Associates.

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IMC Construction Opens Center City Office

IMC Construction, a nationally-recognized, full-service construction company, celebrated the holidays at Penn Medicine’s newly constructed Center for Healthcare Technology building with the announcement that IMC has opened an office in Center City.

“For the past 40 years we have served this region with great success from our offices in Malvern,” said Rob Cottone, President and CEO of IMC Construction. “But our work in Center City has grown exponentially. This LEED Silver, design-build structure for Penn Medicine is a perfect example of a client that is expanding in the City and in the suburbs. To be responsive, we have to be where our clients are.”

The number of Center City projects has steadily increased for IMC, as has the number of IMC employees who live in the City. The new IMC office is located at 121 South Broad Street, across from the Union League and close to public transportation.

“We see Philadelphia’s growth continuing through the next decade,” said Cottone. “We are investing in the City’s future.”

Cottone made his comments at an elegant gala at the new flagship office building at 3600 Civic Center Boulevard that IMC constructed for the University of Pennsylvania Health System. Over three hundred clients, employees and guests enjoyed dinner and live music in the dramatic, glass-enclosed lobby of the ten-story structure.

Opened in November 2018, the Center for Healthcare Technology is a southern gateway to the Penn Medicine campus and an attractive, efficient workplace environment for staff. The facility houses offices for human resources, marketing and information technology, a large childcare facility, the Investigative Drug Services pharmacy and an expansion of Penn Medicine’s Bio Bank Freezer Farm.

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IMC to Build Penn Medicine’s new Advanced Outpatient Center

6abc news clip

IMC Construction broke ground recently on a multispecialty outpatient facility for the University of Pennsylvania Health System. The four-story, 250,000-square-foot center in Radnor further expands Penn Medicine’s services throughout the region.

“This facility will provide exemplary outpatient care and contains all of the services you would find in a hospital setting with the exception of beds for overnight stays,” said Rob Cottone, President and CEO of IMC Construction. “It is a ground-up building, easily accessible by car or public transportation and highly energy efficient.”

The health center and adjacent 994-car parking garage are located at 145 King of Prussia Road, on the former BioMed site and within walking distance of the Radnor train station. Clad in brick masonry and high-performance glass, the building has abundant natural light and views of nature. It is targeted for a sustainability level of LEED Silver.

Penn Medicine Radnor will house a heart and vascular center, comprehensive cancer care, women’s health, orthopedic and rehabilitation medicine, neurosciences and other medical subspecialties, with eighteen different departments within the facility. An outpatient surgery suite includes six surgical and four endoscopy rooms, along with full radiology and laboratory services.

Brandywine Realty Trust will purchase and serve as the designated developer and manager of the site, and develop adjacent office space and a hotel. The outpatient center is expected to be complete in Spring 2020.

The Penn Medicine at Radnor team includes architect Ballinger; site/civil engineer Pennoni; m/e/p engineer Stantec; and structural engineer Tim Haahs.

Bottom image pictured L to R: Kevin Kochanski, Director of Community Development, Radnor Township; Lisa Borowski, President, Radnor Township Board of Commissioners; Ralph W. Muller, Chief Executive Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System; J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania Health System and Dean, Perelman School of Medicine; Kevin B. Mahoney, Executive Vice President, University of Pennsylvania Health System and Executive Vice Dean, Perelman School of Medicine; Robert Cottone, President of IMC Construction; and Alex Charlton, PA State Representative.

See Penn Medicine news release here.

 

 

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St. Luke’s Quakertown Hospital Tops Out

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IMC placed the final beam at the construction site of St. Luke University Health Network’s new $40 million hospital in Quakertown.

The new hospital is being constructed as a replacement hospital for the existing Quakertown Hospital, which is landlocked in its downtown location. The new building will include 40 private patient rooms, which can be expanded to an additional 40; 17 diagnostic radiology departments with cat scan, nuclear medicine, mammography, and fluoroscopy machines; surgical and emergency departments; and a laboratory, pharmacy and cafeteria. The cafeteria will feature a large, full-service kitchen. The existing hospital will be repurposed for doctor’s offices, outpatient care and behavioral health facilities.

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Congratulations Bob Liberato!

Bob Liberato, Project Executive, is an honoree in this year’s Who’s Next Real Estate and Housing: 18 young stars helping build Philadelphia. Click here to read more. Nice work Bob!

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Malvern Prep Gets High Marks for Flexibility and Sustainability

IMC Construction has broken ground on a new $10.6 million academic building for Malvern Prep, a top-rated independent school in the Philadelphia suburbs. The new 58,000-square-foot Center for Social Impact will link two existing buildings on the Georgian revival campus.

“The Center’s footprint and façade, connecting Carney and Sullivan Halls, will be constructed on a large arc radius and create a new focal point and entrance to the school,” said Daniel O’Rourke, senior project manager for IMC Construction. “It will be a gracious welcome to the campus as well as emphasizing the Augustinian school’s commitment to social justice.”

A bridge will connect the student drop-off area to the new 3-story steel structure clad in brick, cast stone and glass curtainwall. Inside, sunlit common areas will encourage informal gathering, conference rooms will house group meetings and a grand stair will serve as amphitheater seating as well as connecting the first and second levels. Classroom spaces with moveable, writable walls will help to integrate science, technology, engineering, arts and math studies.

Adjacent to the Center, Sullivan Hall will be gutted and thoroughly renovated as a state-of-the-art home for the sciences with easy flow between buildings. Academic spaces in Carney Hall will be updated and renovated.

“Malvern is embarking on a building that will enhance the experience of learning for the students here on campus.” says Rev. Donald F. Reilly, OSA, DMin, Malvern Prep Head of School, in a video on the school’s website. “The excitement comes from the ability for the students now to have a space that accommodates what they are currently learning and how they are learning.”

In addition to sustainable, energy-efficient practices that are now standard, builders will repurpose most of the masonry they remove when the buildings are connected, and will also build a green roof to control stormwater runoff.

The project is expected to be complete for the start of the 2019-20 academic year.

The Malvern Prep Center for Social Impact team includes architect Voith & Mactavish Architects; structural and m/e/p engineer Bala Consulting; and site/civil engineer Nave Newell.

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