Clinic Renovation:
Karuk Tribe of California

Karuk Tribe of California Clinic Renovation
  • Location: Yreka, California
  • Size: 11,120 sf
  • Cost: $900,000
  • Architect: Blackbird Associates

This project was a phased renovation of an existing building used for medical, dental and social services for the Karuk tribal members. The project increased the number of exam rooms and operatories, upgraded lavatory facilities, improved administrative functions and visitor access. Modification of site exterior brought accessible parking and entrances into compliance.

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Infusion Center, Apheresis Renovation and Medical Oncology
Clinic Expansion:
Sutter Health

Sutter Health
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Size: 9,000 sf
  • Cost: $900,000
  • Architect: Blackbird Associates

In order to allow the medical oncology clinic to expand exam rooms, offices and chemotherapy treatment areas, two existing departments needed to be relocated. Thirty-four hundred square feet on the second floor of the Buehler Building was renovated for the departments of infusion therapy and apheresis. This three phase fast-track project had a seven-month duration for all phases: design, permitting and construction.

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Outpatient Cardiology Clinic:
Fremont-Rideout Health Group

Outpatient Cardiology Clinic
  • Location: Marysville, California
  • Size: 8,000 sf
  • Cost: $900,000
  • Architect: Blackbird Associates

This project relocated cardiology services and cardiac rehabilitation from Rideout Hospital to outpatient clinics on the second floor of the adjacent annex building. The new design accommodates classroom and exercise spaces for cardiac rehabilitation; testing and procedure rooms; a doctor's reading room; offices and computer rooms for cardiology services.

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Pharmacy Renovation:
CARES, Northern California's HIV/AIDS Healthcare Center

CARES, Northern California's HIV/AIDS Healthcare Center
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Size: 2,000 sf
  • Cost: $324,000
  • Architect: Blackbird Associates

In order to address the exponential growth of the drug dispensing function at the CARES facility, the Blackbird Associates team was asked to assist with a two-phase renovation. The first phase was to relocate the existing pharmacy function into the board room on a temporary basis so that the construction could commence. The second phase was the construction of a new state-of-the-art out-patient pharmacy complete with the capability of robot dispensing in the future. The design, documentation and agency approval were completed more quickly than scheduled.

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Primary Care Center:
County of Sacramento

County of Sacramento Primary Care Center
  • Location: Sacramento, California
  • Size: 100,000 sf
  • Cost: $30,000,000
  • Medical Advisor / Owners' Project Manager: Blackbird Associates
  • Developer: Regent Development Partners
  • Design/ Builder: Clark and Sullivan
  • Architect: HGA

This lease/purchase project relocated ten clinics and departments from numerous old and inefficient buildings to a new, two-level facility nearby. The four-acre site provides 374 parking spaces, partially accommodated in a two level structure.

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Sleep Lab Renovation:
Mercy San Juan Medical Center

Mercy San Juan Medical Center
  • Location: Carmichael, California
  • Size: 2,675 sf
  • Cost: $134,000
  • Architect: Blackbird Associates

Blackbird Associates converted an imaging suite into a four bed sleep lab. The building, built in 1966, required extensive plumbing, mechanical and electrical upgrades. This project solved program requirements, code compliance and accessibility issues for the existing sleep lab.

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Tenant Improvement:
Dr. Kiesselbach's Oral Surgery

Dr Kiesselbach's Oral Surgery
  • Location: Rocklin, California
  • Size: 1,675 sf
  • Cost: Estimated $150,000
  • Architect: Blackbird Associates

Today's oral surgery practice utilizes complex technology and many equipment items packed into tight spaces. The client, oral surgeon John Kiesselbach, relied on Blackbird Associates to solve a complex jigsaw puzzle in order to create a highly functional equipment floor and ceiling plan.

Dr. Kiesselbach's determination to attain a state of the art ambulatory surgery office included the desire to be approved by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc.

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