Construction Award • Tenant improvement Under $5 million
Photo courtesy of Charter Construction
Charter Construction quickly restored this Hoquiam nursing facility after it was flooded in 2015.
Pacific Care Center
General contractor: Charter Construction
Owner/developer: Pacific Care and Rehabilitation
Primary designer: Cohan Architecture
Hoquiam’s Pacific Care and Rehabilitation Center is a therapy and skilled-nursing facility with 93 staff members and 100 senior patients.
In January 2015, more than 7 inches of rain fell in just 24 hours, exceeding the center’s ability to keep the water out. Patients had to be relocated to other facilities within the state. The staff was out of work and many lives were disrupted.
Charter Construction was given 90 days to get Pacific Care running at full capacity. All therapy equipment, kitchen equipment, living spaces, community spaces and nursing stations were removed.
Charter Construction worked with facility personnel, the Washington State Department of Health, the state Department of Social and Health Services, and city of Hoquiam officials to successfully return Pacific Care to a building that was better than the previous facility within the 90-day schedule.