LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Baptist Health has officially broken ground on a major outpatient medical center known as Baptist Health Breckenridge. Plans for Baptist Health Breckenridge include a five-story office building on a 6.5-acre site on the corner of Breckenridge Lane and I-264, which was formerly occupied by the Breckinridge Inn.
The 126,800 sq. ft. facility will house physician practices, an ambulatory surgery center, urgent care, physical and occupational therapy, imaging, laboratory services, and a retail pharmacy.
The groundbreaking ceremony included comments from Gov. Andy Beshear who discussed the impact the project will have on health in the state of Kentucky.
“Health care is a human right. Breaking ground for this new facility is an important milestone both for Baptist Health and for all of the families it will serve from Louisville and the surrounding region,” said Gov. Beshear. “When we invest in greater health care access, we are investing in our future and building a better Kentucky.”
The site of Baptist Health Breckenridge sits less than two miles from Baptist Health Louisville’s campus. The project also encompasses renovations to nearby existing medical office space on Kresge Way and Dupont Circle, following the relocation of existing physician practices. When complete, Baptist Health Breckenridge will serve as a primary care hub, with 144 treatment spaces for more than 50 providers.
“In addition to new services we will add with the proposed development, the relocation of current physician practices from the hospital campus will allow us to enhance patient care by increasing our number of specialty physicians and improving hospital access for those physicians,” said Larry Gray, President of Baptist Health Louisville. “It all amounts to more and better care for patients.”
Construction on Baptist Health Breckenridge will be completed over a two-year, phased plan. The developer and owner of the project is an affiliate of The McMahan Group. Key partners in the project include TEG Architects of Jeffersonville, BTM Engineering, and Abel Construction of Louisville.
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