UC San Diego Health hopes to open its new Jacobs Medical Center by the end of the year. It is currently gearing up for the state licensing process. Photo courtesy of U.C. San Diego Health

UC San Diego Health hopes to open its new Jacobs Medical Center by the end of the year. It is currently gearing up for the state licensing process. Photo courtesy of U.C. San Diego Health

Jacobs Medical Center

9300 Campus Point Drive

10 stories, 509,500 square feet

2-story central plant of 39K SF

Contractor: Kitchell Contractors, La Jolla

Architect: CannonDesign, San Diego

Construction began in 2012

Opening expected in Q4 2016

Price And Financing

Total project cost: $942.79 million

How that will be paid:

External financing: $570.35 million

Gift funds: $144.08 million

Hospital reserves: $124.36 million

Children’s hospital bonds: $69 million

Capitalized leases: $35 million

Medical Specialties

Floors 2-3: 14 operating rooms, an intensive care unit and 36 private rooms

Floors 4-6: cancer care, bone marrow transplants and stem cell treatments

Floors 8-10: women and infants care, including a neonatal intensive care unit

Source: UC San Diego Health

— The $664 million UC San Diego Health originally expected to spend building a new hospital in La Jolla would have been quite a bargain, even if it didn’t look that way when the plan was announced April 1, 2010...

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