Hackensack Meridian Health's Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, N.J., celebrated the opening if its new ten-story HOPE Tower.

The 300,000-square-foot, $265-million development includes 58,000-square-foot cancer treatment center, advanced imaging technologies, clinical offices for pediatric and adult specialties, academic and research space, a 6,500+-square-foot simulation laboratory, and a conference center featuring the 200-seat John K. Lloyd Amphitheater to host a variety of educational, clinical and community events. In addition, the new tower has a nine-level parking garage with more than 1,500 parking spaces

The pediatric specialties housed in the tower include gastroenterology, endocrinology, infectious disease, neurology, and hematology/oncology. The adult specialties are internal medicine, psychiatry and behavioral health, infectious disease, rheumatology, endocrinology, uro-gynecology, obstetrics and gynecology, maternal/fetal medicine, and surgery.

Thye project team includes Dewberry (surveyor, site/civil/geotechnical/traffic engineer, landscape architect, and environmental services); EYP Inc. (architect); B R + A (MEP engineer); Walter P Moore (structural engineer); LF Driscoll (construction manager); and Stantec (project manager).