Fueling Our Local Economy

Posted on Jul 19, 2012

George Hurley, DPR project executiveBy George Hurley, DPR project executive

We have provided more than 1,200 construction jobs and drawn on local resources while building our new Eden hospital. Here’s a quick look at the positive impact we’ve made on our community:

  • Approximately 700,000 work hours
  • Averaged 150 workers on site
  • Employed approximately 1,500 workers (e.g., carpenters, labors, plumbers, electricians, etc.)
  • Used 26 percent local materials (within a 500 mile radius)
  • Rented a meeting room from a local business for two years
  • Purchased meals from 20 local restaurants
  • Held team meetings at nine local restaurants
  • Purchased office supplies from local businesses
  • Made over 400 trips to a local coffee house
  • Out-of-town teams have stayed in local hotels over 400 times

In addition to all of these items, we have been known to frequent a nearby watering hole, after hours.


  1. That”s great! I would like to get a job at the new Eden medical ctr.?

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