Duke Realty-developed Tampa VA clinic opens

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New 106,000-square-foot James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital Primary Care Annex will help expand healthcare to more than 87,000 veterans in four Florida counties.

(Tampa, Fla. And Indianapolis, Ind. – Aug. 20, 2014) More than 87,000 veterans in the Florida counties of Pasco, Polk, Hernando and Hillsborough now have a good reason to celebrate.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) just opened the new 106,000-square-foot James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital Primary Care Annex in Tampa, greatly expanding healthcare services to the veterans in those four counties.

Indianapolis-based Duke Realty developed the two-story clinic located at 13515 Lake Terrace Lane in the Hidden River Corporate Park at Interstate 75 and Fletcher Avenue. The facility houses services formerly provided by the nearby James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital. In addition to primary care services, the clinic offers a comprehensive women’s center, radiology, mental health services and dental services. The VA leases the facility from Duke Realty.

This is the second facility Duke Realty has developed for the VA. The firm developed a 213,029-square-foot satellite outpatient VA clinic in Fort Worth, Texas, which opened in fall 2010.

“We’re proud to once again partner with the VA to develop a modern, technologically-advanced healthcare facility for our country’s veterans,” says Duke Realty Healthcare President Jim Bremner. “The new clinic will be an important community asset, providing much needed healthcare services.”

“We are pleased to open our new Primary Care Annex in Tampa and are looking forward to providing exceptional healthcare services for our nation’s veterans,” says Kathleen R. Fogarty, Director of the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa. “The new facility represents a continuation of the VA’s commitment to increase veterans’ access to the highest quality services and to enhance patient care and customer satisfaction.”

The architect for the project was Minneapolis-based HGA (Hammel, Green and Abrahamson).

About James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital

Activated in 1972, the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital (LAHVH) is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level 1 Facility. Affiliated with University of South Florida College of Medicine (Health Sciences Center) in North Tampa, JAHVH is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and extended care. JAHVH consists of five Veterans Health Administration facilities located in Tampa, New Port Richey, Zephyrhills, Lakeland and Brooksville, serving more than 200,000 veterans living in a four-county area of Florida. It is a part of the Veterans Integrated System Network (VISN) 8 that also includes facilities in Orlando, Gainesville, Lake City, Bay Pines, West Palm Beach, Miami and Puerto Rico.

For additional information about The Department of Veterans Affairs, please visit www.va.gov. For information about JAHVH, visit our website: www.Tampa.va.gov, “Like” us on Facebook: , and follow us on Twitter: .

About Duke Realty

With more than 25 years in the industry, Duke Realty’s healthcare team offers proven experience in providing hospitals and physician groups comprehensive planning, development, ownership and facility management services. Projects have ranged from small medical office buildings to large ambulatory care centers with diagnostics, oncology and surgery services. To find out more, please visit www.dukerealty.com/healthcare.

Duke Realty owns, maintains an interest in or has under development approximately 156.5 million rentable square feet of industrial and office assets, including medical office, in 22 major U.S. metropolitan areas. The medical office portfolio includes 72 properties totaling 5.8 million square feet, including seven buildings totaling 353,000 square feet in the development pipeline. Duke Realty Corporation is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol DRE and is listed on the S&P MidCap 400 Index. More information about Duke Realty is available at www.dukerealty.com. Duke Realty also can be followed on , LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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