Shands Cancer Hospital

The Shands Cancer Hospital at the University of Florida is a 500,000 square foot, new hospital located in Gainesville, Florida. This building is a $388,000,000.00 state of the art facility. It houses 192 private patient beds, a diagnostic and therapeutic oncology, and an emergency and critical care center. It also has various medical imaging suites including three CT Scans, an MRI, a radiology, and afluoroscopic room. The Shands Cancer Hospital was recognized by the Green Building Council with a LEED Gold rating for its excellence in sustainability. The Shands Cancer Hospital opened its doors, and began accepting patients on November 2, 2009.


Health Care


Tampa, FL


Project Timeline:


Project Duration:

16 Months


Project Awards:

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Service Description

Borrell Electric Co., Inc. successfully completed the electrical service for the Shands Cancer Hospital in October 2009. The electrical contract value for this new facility was approximately $21,000,000.00 This installation included (4) 15 kV medium voltage metal clad double end unit substations, (10) automatic transfer switches, (12) operating rooms, (11) major medical equipment rooms, a pedestrian tunnel, and site lighting, and a complete underground normal and essential 15KV medium voltage distribution system. Borrell Electric overcame a compressed schedule with rigorous AHCA inspections, and successfully delivered the highest level of quality, on time, and safely. Borrell also saved the Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics $2,500,000.00 through value engineering the conductor material (CU to AL) during the design phase of the project.


Flad and Associates



Affiliated Engineers SE, Inc.


General Contractor:

Skanska USA Building



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