Gilbane Building Company Celebrates Ribbon Cutting for Hartford HealthCare’s Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital

The new Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital is New England’s only orthopedic specialty hospital

Glastonbury, CT – November 18, 2016 – Leading global construction and facilities-related services firm, Gilbane Building Company, joined state and local officials and representatives from Hartford HealthCare and Hartford Hospital, to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the new Bone & Joint Institute.

Founded in 1854, Hartford Hospital is one of the largest teaching hospitals and tertiary care centers in New England.   The new Bone & Joint Institute, New England’s only orthopedic specialty hospital, features two distinct parts and was collaboratively designed by Perkins+Will and HDR Architecture

Gilbane served as Construction Manager for the new 130,000-square-foot Bone & Joint Institute featuring an inpatient building with 48 private inpatients rooms, with capacity to expand to 60; eight operating rooms; outpatient rehabilitation and wellness areas; easy access to diagnostic and other services.   Connected via a skywalk is an outpatient surgery center and medical facility with three outpatient surgery rooms; offices for orthopedics, rheumatology and musculoskeletal specialty care; and an auditorium for conferences that can double as a classroom with live surgical procedures and learning opportunities for staff.

“The completion of this project marks history in the delivery of world class healthcare right here in Connecticut,” noted   Bimal Patel, President, East Region HHC, Backus & Windham Hospitals, SVP Hartford Healthcare.  “It has been a privilege to be a part of this project and collaborate with Gilbane as our Construction Manager.  Thank you to the full project team, local trade contractors and every individual who participated in this project and shared our vision of building a center of excellence in caring for our patients and community.”

The Hartford HealthCare Bone & Joint Institute at Hartford Hospital officially opens on December 19, 2016, for additional information:

About Gilbane Building Company

Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-owned company, Gilbane has more than 50 office locations around the world.   A builder in Connecticut since 1944, Gilbane has grown to become one of the largest providers of construction management services in Connecticut.  Gilbane opened an office in Glastonbury in 1984 and has remained a leader in the delivery of comprehensive pre-construction, construction management services and construction administration.  In 2014, Gilbane was named Contractor of the Year by Engineering News Record (ENR) for the Tri-State Area (NY, NJ, CT) and the #3 Top Construction Firm in the State of Connecticut in 2013 according to Book of Lists CT. Gilbane is ranked one of the top three best construction firms in the State of CT by the Connecticut Subcontractors Association.

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