Mercy Fort Smith ED/ICU Expansion Project

Northstar is currently serving as the Program Manager / Owner’s Representative on the Mercy Fort Smith ED/ICU Expansion project. The project is a $162 million expansion of its emergency room and intensive care unit.  Construction is targeted to start in early 2022 with completion summer of 2024. The new emergency room on the first floor includes 39 exam rooms, 6 trauma rooms, 5 behavioral health rooms, and 5 triage rooms. Two ICU floors will include 32 inpatient rooms on each floor. In addition, a two-level, 550 car parking deck will connect to the new building. Northstar is also providing medical equipment planning services on the project.



Dan Cates, Project Principal; Curt Wuesthoff, Project Director; Laura Thomas, Project Manager; Nick Cox, Project Manager; Jennifer Ott, Medical Equipment Specialist; Denise LaChance, Medical Equipment Specialist


Total Project Budget: $162 Million
Construction Budget: $113 Million
Medical Equipment Budget: $15 Million