Plans for a new rehab hospital have grown in scope, and it is expected to bring more jobs and capital investment to Longview.
Marc Sparks with Timber Creek Capital said Monday that construction on Everest Rehabilitation Hospital — an all-inclusive inpatient facility on East Loop 281 — is on target for next month or October.
TEMPLE, TX (KXXV) - Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, LLC will soon begin construction on a $10 million inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Temple.
The company's CEO, Jay Quintana, said they are in the process of finalizing the sale of the land and hope to start construction within the next month.
The 38,000-square-foot hospital will be located on Canyon Creek Drive near Lowes Drive.
The rehabilitation hospital will have 36 beds to provide inpatient physical rehabilitation to patients who have suffered a stroke, trauma, brain injury or other major illnesses.
"We are looking at patients that fall into 13 categories. We look at motor vehicle accidents, traumatic brain injuries, stroke, amputation, burns, etc," Quintana said.
Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals will bring 57 new jobs to Temple for the opening of the hospital, but that number will increase to 120 overtime.
Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, announced today their plans to begin construction of a new 36-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Temple, TX. The hospital will be located on Canyon Creek Drive within proximity to the Temple Medical & Education District (TMED) and the Veterans Administration complex. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2017.
The approximately 38,000-square-foot hospital will provide comprehensive inpatient physical rehabilitation to patients who have experienced stroke, trauma, brain injury, complex orthopedic conditions as well as other major illnesses or injuries.
"We are proud and privileged to serve the residents of Temple, TX and the surrounding Central Texas region" said Jay Quintana, CEO of Everest Rehabilitation Hospitals, LLC. "Our new hospital will be a state-of-the-art facility that can be expanded to 72 beds. It is comprised of all private rooms, both inpatient and outpatient therapy gyms, and offers cutting-edge rehabilitation technologies."
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