And the Merit Award goes to…

And the Merit Award goes to…

If Hospital of the Year is Best Picture of the Year, then the 2016 Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Competition Merit Award winners are like the Best Actor and Actress Oscars. Now clap with glee (or jealousy) as they accept their awards …
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Mar 01, 2016
By dvm360.com staff

Maybe there’s a Taj Mahal or two, but there are hospitals, big or small, to appeal to the sensibilities of just about any veterinary design geek.

Here’s the lowdown on the six Merit Award winners of the 2016 Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Competition. Keep an eye out for fantastic, tip-filled, interactive articles and glorious color photographs in the coming months right here on dvm360.com and in print in dvm360 magazine. And watch for the special Hospital Design Supplement coming in June 2016 dvm360 magazine for more tips, tricks and ideas from all of this year’s winners that you can steal to implement in your future projects.

Now enough with our boring introduction speech. Let’s tear open the envelopes!

Austin Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center, Austin, Texas

Owner(s): Don Hulse, DVM; Lindsay Vaughn, DVM; Brian Beale, DVM; Wayne Whitney, DVM; Heidi Hottinger, DVM; Randy Longshore, DVM; Ryan Buck
Number of doctors: 14
Exam rooms: 9
Total cost: $2,681,722
Building cost: $1,311,404 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Square footage: 11,081
Structure type: Leasehold conversion

Bigger Road Veterinary Center for Pet Health and Enrichment, Springboro, Ohio

Owner(s): John Talmadge, DVM; Elizabeth Blacklock, DVM; Conan Crocker, DVM, DABVP; Allison Crocker, DVM
Number of doctors: 8
Exam rooms: 8
Total cost: $1,274,713
Building cost: $831,922 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Square footage: 9,105
Structure type: Leasehold conversion/interior fit out

Andover Animal Hospital, Andover Township, New Jersey

Owner(s): Harvey E. Hummel, DVM
Number of doctors: 3
Exam rooms: 5
Total cost: $2,110,500
Building cost: $1,265,000 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Square footage: 8,034
Structure type: Freestanding conversion

Veterinary Associates of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth, Massachusetts

Owner(s): Thomas Burns, DVM
Number of doctors: 7
Exam rooms: 8
Total cost: $3,178,839
Building cost: $1,600,000 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Square footage: 8,234
Structure type: Freestanding addition/alteration

Finan Animal Hospital, Darien, Illinois

 

 

Owner(s): April Finan, DVM
Number of doctors: 1
Exam rooms: 4
Total cost: $376,153
Building cost: $312,735 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Square footage: 2,950
Structure type: Leasehold conversion

Tryon Equine Facility, Columbus, North Carolina


Owner(s): Anne Baskett, DVM, Bill Hay, DVM; Rich Metcalf, DVM
Number of doctors: 8
Exam rooms: 5
Total cost: $3,146,383
Building cost: $2,336,751 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Square footage: 16,413
Structure type: New freestanding