Construction Update: August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019


  • Continued electrical overhead and in-wall rough-in on the first and fourth floors.
  • Installed lights on the third floor.
  • Inspected in-wall on the fourth floor.
  • Continued working on the installation of permanent power.
  • Wired VAV Boxes.
  • Installed overhead and in-wall rough-in on the fourth floor.
  • Continued insulating and fire caulking pipes.
  • Continued med gas lines on the fourth floor.
  • Inspected the fourth-floor in-wall for the west half.
  • Continued core drilling and installing floor drains.
  • Installed duct on the fourth floor and tied in the chases.
  • Installed VAV boxes.
  • Installed grilles on the third floor and caulked between ductwork and finished sheet-rock.
  • Began installation of suite arrays.
  • Continued interior wall layout and erection of studs on the first – fourth floors.
  • Installed drywall and insulation on the first and fourth floor.
  • Continued drywall on the third floor.
  • Installed canopy roof drains.
  • Began perimeter framing on the south side.
  • Continued installation of sprinkler pipe on the fourth floor. Standpipe/ branch lines the fourth floor.
  • Continued caulking between the precast and exterior window frames.
  • Installed remaining exterior windows and frames.
  • Continued working on retaining wall on the Campbell Clinic drive.
  • Poured curbs for south entrance parking lot expansion. Curb and gutter formed and poured around the building.
  •  Continued painting sheetrock on the first floor. First coat of paint on the door frames for the first floor.
  • Continued north elevator installation.
  • Continued installation of light/ equipment boom brackets in the operation rooms.
  • Continued installing louvers on the roof screen wall.
  • Installed wire for the security camera and control systems on the third floor.
  • Finished installation of HydroWorx pools.
  • Turned on A/C units to begin conditioning the building.
  • Inspected fireproofing and in-wall penetrations on the fourth floor.


  • By the end of the job, there will have been approximately 420,000 square feet of drywall installed throughout the building. This is enough square footage of drywall to cover up the Memphis Redbirds jumbotron almost 117 times.
  • Once the job is complete the framing contractor (Ranger Construction) will have installed approximately 240,000 linear feet of metal framing studs. This is enough to cover just over 45 miles, which will make it around the Shelby Farms Greenline trail about 4.5 times.
  • Roughly 8,000 square feet of glass will be used for the north elevation of this building. This is enough material to cover the basketball court of the Memphis Grizzlies.

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