Project Category: Preconstruction

Penn Medicine / Lancaster General Hospital

This six-story overbuild, and expansion was built above an active radiology department, administrative suite, and vacant short stay unit. The expansion project includes a new helipad on the roof of the structure. This project presented many challenges to overcome including intense mechanical and electrical coordination to support select demolition. The utility interruption forecast, and detailed […]

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Children’s Hospital OR

Benchmark created a new operating room for the Children’s Hospital surgical suite. The scope of the project included rearranging and repurposing existing square footage to create the new OR #7, scrub alcove, and sub sterile room. The work reduced the size of the bio-med room and clean workroom and relocated the equipment alcove, and storage. […]

Penn Medicine / Lancaster General Health

Benchmark provided the fit-out of a new state-of-the-art pediatric unit for Lancaster General Health on the fourth floor of its recently completed patient tower, also constructed by Benchmark. The unit includes 17 patient rooms, two care team works areas, greeter area, pantry, lounge, play area, and staff administration space. All rooms are private. Special amenities […]

Dickinson College

Benchmark worked with Dickinson College and Deborah Berke Partners on the construction of the new High Street Residence Hall. The four-story, 40,475 SF building houses 129 students in both single- and double-occupancy rooms and is the newest addition to Dickinson College’s on-campus housing. In accordance with the College’s strong culture of sustainability, the new High […]

Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Health

This project involved the fit-out and renovation of a two-story medical office building located at the Kissel Hill Outpatient Center. The second floor was completed first and included spaces for a sports medicine office, a family practice, a sleep lab, a staff lounge, and a common waiting area. The first floor was completed in seven […]

WellSpan Health Urgent Care

Facility features a waiting room, reception desk, nurses’ station, x-ray machine, lab, and six exam rooms. Project required extensive coordination with Philips on the new x-ray machine to ensure the electrical and mechanical contractors understood its exact requirements. A new roof top HVAC unit was placed during a 5:00 am crane lift to ensure minimal […]

Carole & Ray Neag Medical Center

Constructed on a site located on the side of a steep incline, the new medical center acts as the “front door” to treatment in the heart of Caron’s active campus. This project incorporated extensive use of VDC for the layout, detailing and dimensioning of the building. Because of the grade of the site the building’s […]

UPMC Pinnacle Community Osteopathic

With the hospital consistently near capacity, Benchmark was called upon to handle the work of fitting out the 5th floor shell space. Two months into the project, the owner requested that the project schedule be reduced from nine months to seven. After conducting a planning workshop, Benchmark was able to align with the new end […]

WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital

This project included the expansion of the existing laboratory to create a new cardiovascular laboratory. The “cath lab” was constructed on top of the active emergency department at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital’s main facility and offers diagnostic cardiac catheterization as well as diagnostic and interventional vascular procedures. The laboratory includes eight pre-op and recovery rooms, […]

St. Anne’s Retirement Community

Benchmark recently completed two, four-story, wood-framed independent living apartment buildings connected by a community center and a duplex cottage on the south end of the St. Anne’s campus. The scope of work includes all necessary underground utilities, all associated site work, lawn and landscaping, site lighting and sidewalks. The independent living buildings feature one- and […]