Boji Group, City of Royal Oak and Henry Ford Health System Celebrate Topping Off of ROCC Project
Royal Oak, Mich. – Boji Group, the City of Royal Oak and Henry Ford Health System today hoisted the final beam into place at Henry Ford’s six-story, 145,000-square-foot outpatient medical center, an important step towards completion of the development.
When completed in mid-2020, the new Henry Ford Medical Center-Royal Oak will provide services for outpatient surgery, pediatrics, primary care, radiology, rehabilitation, sports medicine and women’s health. Henry Ford OptimEyes, a pharmacy, and a cafe will be located on the first floor of the six-story building.
“Placing this beam today is at the heart of this entire project – making Royal Oak a place to live, work and play,” said Ron Boji, President of Boji Group. “We’re proud to be a part of those changes, helping usher in an even more vibrant, thriving and walkable Royal Oak.”
“We’re excited to be celebrating this important milestone in the construction of the new Henry Ford Medical Center-Royal Oak,” says Denise Brooks-Williams, Senior Vice President and CEO of the North Market for Henry Ford Health System. “Our team members are excited about working in this new building and bringing the same kind of exceptional care experience our patients have come to expect from us.”
Boji Group has worked closely with the City of Royal Oak and Henry Ford Health System to create a space that will work for the residents of Royal Oak and the doctors, nurses and health care professionals that will work at the new facility.
“We are looking forward to Henry Ford Health System becoming an integral part of our community,” said Mayor Michael Fournier. “The outpatient center is a crucial component of our comprehensive downtown development which includes a new city hall, police station, parking garage – which will be open in June – and park.”
This project is funded by a $5.5 million loan scheduled to be repaid to the city on an accelerated schedule of 15 years. The city is guaranteed a return of $10 million in property tax revenue that would generate an annual rate of return of seven percent, totaling to a 60 percent investment return.