Providence Portland $6M guest housing project underway

Providence Portland $6M guest housing project underway

Providence Portland Medical Center is constructing a 30-unit guest housing facility, scheduled to open in 2015.

Providence Portland officials say the demand for guest housing already far exceeds what the small apartment building can accommodate. The need for additional guest housing is expected to increase later this year when the medical facility opens high-risk obstetrics and neonatal intensive care units.

“This will transform our hospital campus and neighborhood,” says Providence Portland Medical Center chief executive Paul Gaden. “It will ease the way of our patients and their families — it will be their home away from home.”

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