Press Release: 09.14.2014

McCarthy and Donley tapped for $20M Education Resource Center

McCarthy and Richmond-based Donley’s have been awarded a $20 million Education Resource Center project for the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Va. The team will break ground in early October 2014 on the four-story, 46,000-square-foot facility, which is being built on a tight site directly across the street from University of Virginia Medical Center. Total project cost is expected to be $24 to $26 million. Architects CO-Architects with Train and Partners are designing the Center to meet LEED Silver status. Construction is expected to complete in 2016.

The Donley’s and McCarthy team is already at work on a separate $18 million HVAC project for the hospital, which began in August 2013. The team is replacing 11 air handling units in a two-year project that’s expected to complete by August 2015.

About Donley’s
Donley’s is a fourth-generation regional construction management, design-build, and general contracting firm with offices in Virginia, Ohio, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The firm focuses on building healthcare and higher education facilities, accounting for approximately 75% of its business. Donley’s has completed a myriad of healthcare projects – from bed towers and emergency departments to oncology facilities and complex multi-phase renovations – for more than 25 individual healthcare institutions. In addition, the firm has grown to become a regional leader in higher education construction, and the Education Resource Center marks Donley’s eleventh project for the University of Virginia. For more information, please visit us online at

About McCarthy
Founded in 1864, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has been setting the industry standard in healthcare construction for over a century. As the largest American-based healthcare builder in the country, McCarthy has constructed more than 800 significant healthcare facilities and renovated thousands more across America, consistently appearing on Modern Healthcare’s list of leading healthcare construction companies since the magazine began its annual ranking more than 30 years ago. In 2014, the firm was ranked as the largest healthcare general contractor in America for the second consecutive year. With national headquarters in St. Louis, McCarthy also has full-service offices in San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco and San Jose, Calif.; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Albuquerque; Dallas; Houston; Atlanta; Collinsville, Ill. and Kansas City, Kan. McCarthy is 100 percent employee owned. Follow the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

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