PRH Patient Care Tower

Project Overview

On July 30, 2014, the B.C. government announced approval of the business plan for a new patient care tower and parkade at Penticton Regional Hospital.

The Penticton Regional Hospital Patient Care Tower Project will be constructed in two phases.

Phase 1 includes the construction of a new patient care tower, to be named after local businessman and philanthropist David E. Kampe, and a parkade.

Phase 2 of the project includes renovations to the existing hospital building.

Construction of the project is expected to take approximately five years, with construction on the patient care tower underway as of July 2016.

The Penticton Regional Hospital Project is a partnership between the B.C Ministry of Health, Interior Health, the Okanagan-Similkameen Regional Hospital District, South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation and EllisDon Infrastructure. 

The total capital budget for the project is $312.46 million, with funding as follows:

  • The Okanagan-Similkameen Regional Hospital District, $117 million
  • The South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation, $20 million
  • Interior Health, $14.4 million
  • The province of B.C, $161.1-million.

It is expected that more than 1,910 jobs will be created over the life of the project.





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