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Gates-Haskell awarded construction management contract

The Haskell Company, in a joint venture with Gates Construction (Gates-Haskell), has been awarded the construction management contract for the new LeeSar Regional Service Center located in Ft. Myers, Fla. Formed as a cooperative effort by Lee Memorial Healthcare System and Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System in 1998, LeeSar is a regional healthcare supply chain management company serving healthcare organizations throughout the Southeast.

LeeSar’s new 205,000-square-foot facility will serve as the base of its operations allowing it to expand and continue to provide services, including the acquisition and distribution of medical supplies, pharmaceutical repackaging, contract negotiations, instrument repair, courier service, centralized sterile processing for surgical instruments, food management and preparation for local hospitals.

Gates-Haskell is providing the construction management on the LeeSar center, including the planning, scheduling and management of the construction of the new facility to enable LeeSar to serve its customers as quickly and efficiently as possible.

When complete, the LeeSar Regional Service Center will feature a 40,780-square-foot sterile processing center and a 38,750-square-foot cook ‘n chill area for food preparation that will service the Lee Memorial Health System. Construction on the LeeSar Regional Service Center is currently underway and the facility is expected to be complete in July 2012.

To learn more about the LeeSar Regional Service Center, visit www.leesar.com. More information about Haskell is available at www.haskell.com and more information about Gates is available at www.gatesinc.com.


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