January 24, 2012

Triangle Named General Contractor for Baptist Easley's Medical Center of Powdersville

Triangle Construction has been named as general contractor for The Medical Center of Powdersville, a partnership between Palmetto Health, parent company of Baptist Easley, and the Greenville Hospital System.

The 32,500 square­foot project will include an MD360 facility, providing walk-in and urgent care services seven days a week, in partnership with the Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center.

The project also will include a full-time office of Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas and Proaxis Therapy, providing orthopedic and physical therapy services.

Greenville Hospital System will also bring surgical specialists to a 12-room suite inside the center. Diagnostic X-ray and laboratory services will be on site, as well as a 16-slice CT scanner, with additional shell space for future diagnostic equipment.

The complex will house a community room to host health education events and provide space for use by others in the Powdersville community.

Paul Cook, director of facilities at Baptist Easley, is the project manager for the 34­acre site.

Gregory T. Jones of JMD Architects Inc., in collaboration with Batson Architects Inc., both of Greenville, designed the center.

The project is scheduled for completion in January 2013.