Kitchell tops off Banner Outpatient Cancer Center

PHOENIX, ARIZ. Nov. 8, 2018 – Construction of a new outpatient cancer center at the Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix campus recently reached its topping out milestone, marking placement of the last steel beam on the project.

“It’s an honor to have a role in Banner Health’s continued growth and expansion in Arizona,” said Kitchell Contractors President Steve Whitworth.

The three-story facility, located on the Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix campus at 9thStreet and McDowell Road, takes the place of two buildings that previously occupied the space. The project consolidates radiation oncology, medical/surgical oncology and infusion therapy on the first floor, with two additional levels to accommodate future growth.

The project designer is HKS Architects and is built by Kitchell.

To date, the project incorporates:

  • 4,610 yards of concrete or 18,670,500 lbs.
  • 229,333 feet of rebar end-to-end or 43.5 miles
  • 924,000-pounds of structural steel

Kitchell offers a wide array of services from development and program management to construction and facility management. Founded in 1950 as a modest family-owned construction company, today the employee-owned company manages projects from seven offices around the country. Kitchell offers expertise in health care, hospitality, corrections, gaming, utility, multifamily, renewable energy, retail, performing arts, custom homes and academia. Learn more at

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