4 of the top 20 U.S. healthcare builders reside in Birmingham, according to survey

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Brasfield & Gorrie headquarters located in the Lakeview District of Birmingham. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Four of the top 20 healthcare general contractors in the United States reside in Birmingham, Alabama, as stated in an annual survey conducted by Modern Healthcare. The ranking is based on dollar volume for completed healthcare construction projects.

According to a report in the Birmingham Business Journal, Brasfield & Gorrie topped the national list, followed closely behind by Robins & Morton, which came in second.

The other two companies making the top 20, included Hoar Construction coming in at 8th and Doster Construction placing 20th in the national ranking.

Brasfield & Gorrie

The Kirklin Clinic
I.M. Pei designed Kirklin Clinic at UAB Hospital was constructed by Brasfield & Gorrie 25 years a go. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Brasfield & Gorrie landed the top spot with $969 million in dollar volume for completed healthcare construction projects in 2018. The company built more than 3.7 million square feet of healthcare projects in 2018.

“With more than 50 years of experience in healthcare construction, our team brings the expertise of generations to our work in this market sector,” stated Brasfield & Gorrie Vice President and Regional Director of Business Development Hannah Wickham in a press release announcing the ranking. “Modern Healthcare has consistently ranked us among the top 10 health care contractors for more than 20 years, and we’re honored to continue our work for our valued healthcare clients.”

Robins & Morton

Photo from Robins & Morton”s Facebook page

Robins & Morton reported $953 million in revenue and more than 3.5 million square feet in completed healthcare construction projects across 19 states in 2018, according to a Robins & Morton news release.

Since the inception of the Modern Healthcare Construction and Design survey in 1986, Robins & Morton has been ranked for 33 consecutive years, each year among the top seven contractors, including six number one rankings, added the company.

“We are proud to be recognized annually among the top healthcare contractors in the nation,” Chairman/CEO of Robins & Morton, Bill Morton, said. “Our people take special pride in knowing that these healthcare facilities will have a positive impact on the local community. We are also honored that so many of our projects are for repeat clients.”

Modern Healthcare

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Author: Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.