How Architects Adapt To Changing Healthcare CRE Needs
Healthcare is a topic on nearly everyone's minds. Polytech Associates' Rob Razzo, who spoke at Bisnow's second annual San Francisco Healthcare Real Estate Summit this morning, says major healthcare players (thinkKaiser, UCSF, Stanford, and Sutter in the Bay Area) are all seeking to save both operational and development costs. In turn,architects are looking at opportunities to work with all stakeholders to provide better development solutions and add value to the process.
Above is the crowd of 225--we'll have more coverage next week. What's on the horizon: new technology and evolving program metrics coming directly from healthcare system owners and operators. The objective is to design efficient facilities that make the best clinical use of limited square footage. (That way they can best treat you if you have gout on your square foot.) The firm recently won a long-term contract with the VA to design three new projects. Rob spends his free time with his family and doing the occasional house construction project.