Allina to consolidate 12 labs at former Sears site

Mortenson Construction employees take a short break as concrete dries in a section of floor they repaired in the new Allina lab space. Mortenson is expected to finish building the lab in time for employees to move in next winter. (Photo: Matt M. Johnson)

[Finance & Commerce, April 15, 2011] As of next February, a former Sears warehouse in south Minneapolis will be home to one of the largest and most advanced medical labs in the Midwest. Two weeks ago, Allina Hospitals and Clinics quietly began construction of a 75,500-square-foot lab in the old warehouse. The $29 million project will consolidate Allina’s 12 central lab operations in a single facility, located between Abbott Northwestern Hospital and the company’s corporate headquarters in the Midtown Exchange Building. Read the full story at finance-commerce.com.

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