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In celebration of Van Andel Institute’s fifth anniversary, Van Andel Institute (VAI) Chairman and CEO David Van Andel announced plans for Phase II, an expansion of the Institute's medical research and education facility.

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Building type Public building
Area 240,000 square-foot
CountryUSA

On May 17, 2005, in celebration of Van Andel Institute’s fifth anniversary, Van Andel Institute (VAI) Chairman and CEO David Van Andel announced plans for Phase II, an expansion of the Institute's medical research and education facility. On December 8, 2009, VAI officials cut the ribbon on its eight-story, $178 million, 240,000 square-foot expansion that adds to the more than $1 billion in life sciences infrastructure investment already in place along downtown Grand Rapids’ Medical Mile.

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• Cost: $178 million; financed through private funds and bond issuance
• Size: 240,000 s/f; eight stories high – lab space nearly tripled
• Operating Capacity: expansion will ultimately support an operation in
excess of $125 million annually

SUSTAINABLE FEATURES:


• Use of materials with high recycled content, which reduces VOC’s generated during the manufacturing process
• Products with low-VOC content improve indoor air quality during construction and upon initial occupancy

Products used

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Ready to use and fast-drying primer. Its special carbon-fibre Technology produces a rough and well-keyed surface which is ready for levveling work very fast. Can also be applied on walls.

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