AECOM has announced that it has been awarded the project management consultancy contract for a medical hub in Macau
The medical hub project will include a cluster of buildings including: a hospital with over 1,000 beds, a laboratory building, a rehabilitation building, a nursing school, an ancillary facilities building, staff accommodation building and an administration building. The project is one of the biggest consultancy assignments handed down by the Government of the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR).
The total construction floor area (CFA) is about 400,000 sq-m, and AECOM will be involved in various stages of the project starting with tender preparation. AECOM will also be responsible for construction supervision and will have a resident site team embracing local inputs. Another mission of this assignment is to provide training to local staff on large scale project and construction management with emphasis on health care related buildings.
"This is a very challenging project, and we are excited to utilize our knowledge of the construction of health care related buildings as well as the operation flow of hospitals," says Albert Li, managing director, construction services, Hong Kong/Macau/South China. "Building off the valuable experience we have gained through our other hospital projects in the region, our team understands the clinical requirements and the hospital operation flow involving patients, paramedics, nurses, doctors and visitors."