Join Kevin Smiley, Senior Superintendent, as he walks through the University of Virginia (UVA) University Hospital Expansion project.


Kevin, a 21-year veteran of the construction industry, has spent most of his career building large healthcare projects across the Southeast. He and the UVA project team have been working on the University Hospital Expansion project since 2015, with a phased completion scheduled for 2019-2020.  The videos below highlight critical aspects of the project.

Project at a Glance


University of Virginia Health System



Perkins + Will


Construction Cost

$270 million new and renovation

$11 million enablement


440,000-SF new

90,000-SF renovation


Delivery Method

Construction management
at risk


Completion Date

Phased completion,

2019 - 2020


LEED Certification



Link to 2019 ASHE PDC Presentation – Using Technology for Project Outcomes and Solutions




UVA Tour Introduction | Temporary Ambulance Entrance | Ambulance Relocation

Project Site Main Entrance | Project Safe Zone | Helipad Coordination | Sheer Tower

Second Floor Lobby Balcony | Prefab Electrical Closet | Main Switch Gear Room

Main Mechanical Room | Main Electrical Room | In-Wall Prefab Components

Digital Resource Station | Emergency Department | Existing Mechanical Room

Egress Discharge Stairwell (SWAM opportunity)

Healthcare COE Project Tour Part 1: 11-8-2017

Healthcare COE Project Tour Part 2: 11-8-2017

Healthcare COE Project Tour Part 3: 11-8-2017

For more information about the UVA University Hospital Expansion project you can reach out to:

Brittany Faircloth

Marketing Manager
Healthcare COE