About the Project

The Menninger Clinic is an international specialty psychiatric center providing clinical treatment, research and education. The Epicenter advances Houston as a center of excellence in mental health treatment, education and research, attracting leading mental health clinical specialists and researchers. Through collaboration with Texas Medical Center institutions, Menninger gives mental health patients access to the latest research, interventions and medical specialty care. Treatment priorities for the 172,000-square-foot clinic include substance abuse and addictions, personality disorders, mood disorders, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorders and trauma and neuropsychiatric disorders. Situated on a lush 50-acre campus, the Epicenter includes a 144-bed specialty psychiatric hospital, brain and behavior research center, administrative buildings, educational facilities, wellness center and meditation and sculpture gardens.

The Numbers

  • 172,000

    Sq Ft
  • 18 months


The Details

Type: New Construction
Method: Construction Manager at Risk
Sector(s): Healthcare, Parks and Open Spaces
Client: The Menninger Clinic

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  • Architect: Kirksey
  • MEP Engineer: Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
  • Structural Engineer: IMEG (formerly Haynes Whaley Assoc.)
  • Civil Engineer: Costello Inc.

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