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OHSU new deliveries continue to shape the South Waterfront

The OHSU Center for Health and Healing 2 and Gary & Christine Rood Family Pavilion recently celebrated their grand opening.

May 01, 2019
  • After breaking ground 3 years ago, the OHSU 15-story Center for Health and Healing 2 (CHH2) and 11-story Gary & Christine Rood Family Pavilion recently celebrated their grand opening. The deliveries follow the completion of the Knight Cancer Research Building, a 320,000 square foot research facility, which opened in September of 2018. 
  • The CHH2 comprises of 400,000 sf of ambulatory surgery and clinic space that will house 700 OHSU staffers. It is connected to the Center for Health and Healing 1 via a two-story sky bridge over SW Whitaker Street.
  • The Rood Family Pavilion has five floors of lodging and amenity space for patients and their families over a six-floor parking structure. It includes communal space, a kitchen and dining room, fitness room, game room, music/multimedia room, and an expansive rooftop garden and playground.
  • These deliveries bolster the economic influence OHSU continues to have on Portland’s economy. OHSU has an  estimated $4.3 B economic impact on Portland. Providing 34,000 direct and indirect jobs, the university generates approximately $90 million of gross annual income and property taxes.

Source: Portland Business Journal, Daily Journal of Commerce

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