Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Competition announces 2017 winners

Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Competition announces 2017 winners

Two hospitals named co-Hospitals of the Year, four chosen as Merit Award winners.
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Mar 01, 2017

Twenty-two hospitals entered the 2017 Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Competition and six were chosen as winners. Here’s some interesting facts from this year’s contest:

> The average project total cost was $2,099,787.
> There were nine renovations, and 13 new construction projects.
> There were 15 freestanding buildings and seven leasehold spaces.

Keep an eye out for tip-filled feature articles and glorious color photographs on these award-winning designs in the coming months right here on dvm360.com and in print in dvm360 magazine and Vetted. And watch for the special Hospital Design Supplement coming in dvm360 magazine’s June 2017 issue for more tips, tricks and ideas from all of this year’s winners that you can steal (with our joyful permission!) to implement in your future projects.

Check out the winners on the pages that follow, but don’t forget to cast your vote from all 22 hospitals for the People’s Choice Award competition. Voting ends April 8th!

General Practice Hospital of the Year: McGregor Boulevard Veterinary Clinic, Fort Meyers, Florida
Owner: Dr. Lura Jones
Number of doctors: 3 full-time
Exam rooms: 5
Total cost: $3,693,500
Building cost: $2,200,000 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Cost per square foot: $244
Square footage: 9,000
Structure type: New freestanding
Architect: Matthew D. Horton, EnSite
Secondary architect: Christopher Ressler, Studio+
Photographer: Stuart Gobey, Island Studio Photography

Month they'll be featured on dvm360.com and in dvm360 magazine: March

Specialty Practice Hospital of the Year: Pet Emergency Clinic & Referral Center, Spokane, Washington
Board of directors: Dr. Jeff Siems, Dr. Katie Dull, Dr. Linda Wood, Dr. Vern Streeter, Dr. Mark McFrederick, Dr. Michael O'Dea, Dr. Terry Brown
Number of doctors: 21 full-time, 1 part-time
Exam rooms: 10
Total cost: $5,659,103
Building cost: $3,057,000 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Cost per square foot: $197.83
Square footage: 15,453
Structure type: New freestanding
Architect: Tony Cochrane, Animal Arts
Photographer: Tim Murphy, FotoImagery

Month they'll be featured on dvm360.com and in dvm360 magazine: April

Merit Award winner: Village Veterinary Clinic of Hamburg, Hamburg, New York
Owner: Dr. Andrew M. Reyda
Number of doctors: 7 full-time, 1 part-tme
Exam rooms: 6
Total cost: $2,668,353
Building cost: $1,970,871 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Cost per square foot: $220
Square footage: 8,956
Structure type: New freestanding
Architect: Mark Hafen, formerly of Animal Arts
Secondary architect: James R. Bammel, Bammel Architects
Photographer: Tim Murphy, FotoImagery

Month they'll be featured on dvm360.com and in dvm360 magazine: May

Merit Award winner: CARE - Charlotte Animal Referral & Emergency, Charlotte, North Carolina
Owners: Dr. Laura Dvorak, Dr. Amy Fauber, Dr. Margaret Sayer
Number of doctors: 10 full-time, 2 part-time
Exam rooms: 8
Total cost: $6,001,757
Building cost: $3,248,904 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Cost per square foot: $139.96
Square footage: 23,214
Structure type: Renovation freestanding
Architect: Cary Perkins, McMillan, Pazdan and Smith
Photographer: Brian Osborne, The Professional Photography Group

Month they'll be featured on dvm360.com and dvm360 magazine: July

Merit Award winner: NorthStar VETS—Maple Shade, New Jersey
Owner: Dr. Daniel Stobie
Number of doctors: 39 full-time, 5 part-time
Exam rooms: 5
Total cost: $2,125,505
Building cost: $1,348,781 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Cost per square foot: $293
Square footage: 4,746
Structure type: Leasehold renovation
Architect: Jeffrey L. Grogan, Jeffrey L. Grogan Architects
Photographer: Hugh Loomis, Hugh Loomis Photography

Month they'll be featured on dvm360.com and in dvm360 magazine: August

Merit Award winner: Southwest Veterinary Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Owners: Dr. Daniel Levenson; Jill Levenson, RVT
Number of doctors: 3 full-time, 1 part-time
Exam rooms: 4
Total cost: $2,022,524
Building cost: $1,005,667 (building only; excludes land purchase, landscaping, parking lot, etc.)
Cost per square foot: $106.93
Square footage: 6,038
Structure type: New freestanding
Architect: Wayne Usiak, BDA Architecture
Photographer: Kirk Gittings, Kirk Gittings Photography

Month they'll be featured on dvm360.com and in dvm360 magazine: September