Northern Kentucky parents will have new access for their children to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center primary pediatric care in about two years at the Union Promenade Development in Boone County.
Cincinnati Children’s announced Monday morning a multimillion-dollar building in the union of Boone County that will also include an integrative behavioral health counselor and a lab to speed test results. The medical center will also use the new space to improve access to specialized care, which will include building space designed to accommodate a variety of clinics.
“We are making this investment so that children in northern Kentucky can access world-class healthcare closer to their homes,” said Cincinnati Children’s President and CEO Dr. Steve Davis in a news release. “While the focus will be on primary care, we will also offer a variety of subspecialty care options.”
The new medical building, planned at approximately 25,000 square feet with available space for expansion, will be on approximately six acres at Union Promenade, a mixed-use development under construction on US 42. City officials have said the location will be a “city”. focal point.”
Cincinnati Children’s is expected to invest more than $10 million, including the purchase of acreage from the developers of Union Promenade. Developer 9541 is US 42 LLC, a partnership between two Cincinnati-based developers, Meyerjohan Building Group and Thomas J. Ackerman is a joint venture between the company.
Hospital officials said construction of the Cincinnati Children’s Site is expected to begin in 2023, and the practice, Cincinnati Children’s Union Primary Care, will begin seeing patients in 2024.
Union Promenade is a site of approximately 62 acres, which is expected to include a walkable commercial district of single-family and multi-family homes as well as office space, retail shops and restaurants.
“The Cincinnati Children’s Union will be an important part of the Promenade, helping families with children receive the highest quality medical care in our own community,” Mayor Larry Solomon said in a statement.
Thomas J. TJ Ackerman, president and CEO of Ackerman Company Inc., and co-developer of Union Promenade with Ralph Meyerjohan of Meyerjohan Building Group, said Cincinnati Children’s is ranked as the No. 1 pediatric hospital in the Midwest (including Kentucky). and in the top three in the country by US News & World Report magazine.
“We believe that having this Cincinnati Children’s Medical Building as the anchor of the Union Promenade will significantly enhance the quality of life for residents of the rest of Union City and Boone County, as well as throughout northern Kentucky,” said Ackerman. Told.