MD MOB Breaks Ground

Construction of the 595,744-square-foot health care facility is underway. Located at the Capital Center in Largo, Md., the project is expected to be completed by 2020.

University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center, Largo, Md.
Rendering of University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center, Largo, Md.

A public-private partnership of Prince George’s County officials, civic and community partners; University of Maryland’s Medical System; and the School of Medicine leaders has broken ground on the University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center.

Located at 900A Blvd. at the Capital Center in Largo, Md., the 595,744-square-foot property will include an 11-story tower with two rooftop helipads. The facility will also comprise 205 acute-care licensed beds, 20 adult observation rooms, 45 ER-treatment bays, 8 operating rooms and 15 beds for pediatric care.

Capital Region Health was introduced on Sept. 1 when the former Dimensions Healthcare System became affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical System. The medical center will replace the current University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, Md.

Construction of The project, which will be located next to 1-495 and multiple Metro stations, is expected to be completed by 2020.

Image courtesy of University of Maryland’s Capital Region Health