Sanford Fargo Medical Center

Nor-Son Role: Construction Manager partnering with Mortenson
Architect: HKS, Inc., Architect/Designer; JLG Architects, Associate Architect

Expected to be the leading healthcare facility in the upper Midwest, the new Sanford Fargo Medical Center is the largest non-industrial construction project in the history of the Dakotas.

Major trauma center with enhanced services for Upper Midwest region. The two-phased project will include a major trauma center for the region with enhanced services for adult and pediatric patients. The second phase will open clinic space to support four of Sanford's five Centers of Excellence- Children's, Heart, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.

Unsurpassed medical care. Projected to be completed by 2017, the 11-story medical center will span nearly one million sq. ft., equivalent to approximately 22 football fields. With an estimated 2,700 employees, Sanford Fargo Medical Center will bring unparalleled care from the country's leading medical expert to North Dakotans and their neighbors in surrounding states.

Project Facts:

  • $494 million total cost
  • 384 bed
  • 109-acre site
  • 1.4 million estimated worker hours to build the project
  • One of the Top 10 largest healthcare construction projects in the nation

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