Banner Health Group Starts $45M East Valley Expansion

Banner Health Group is expanding its East Valley presence with a $45.2 million quartet of healthcare centers in Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and Queen Creek. The Phoenix-based company broke ground Oct. 24 on all four facilities, the East Valley Tribune reported.

Banner Health Group is expanding its East Valley presence with a $45.2 million quartet of healthcare centers in Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa and Queen Creek. The Phoenix-based company broke ground Oct. 24 on all four facilities, the East Valley Tribune reported.

Scheduled to open in phases next spring and summer, each facility—about 21,000 square feet in size—will provide primary medical care, on-site imaging and laboratory services. Pam Nenaber, Banner’s chief operating officer, told the Tribune that the facilities will offer lower-cost alternatives to urgent care or emergency rooms. HMC Architects is designing the centers, and Kitchell is the general contractor.

Banner has opened similar clinics in Maricopa and Peoria/Sun City. In May, company  launched the $15 million Banner Health Center in Maricopa, a 41,000-square-foot facility with 36 exam rooms, imaging and laboratory services, according to inMaricopa.com. Three centers in the West Valley and one in Colorado are in the pipeline.

Photo of Banner Health Center in Maricopa, courtesy of Gateway to the East Valley