Boulder Community Health (BCH) has acquired 6.1 acres of land located at the northwest corner of Erie Parkway and South Briggs Street in Erie, Colorado. The community owned and operated not-for profit plans a two story, approximately 40,000 sq. ft. medical office building inclusive of an Urgent Care Facility. According to BCH, they anticipate to begin construction in late 2017 with an estimated completion date of fourth quarter in 2018.
“Boulder Community Health has served the residents of Erie for many years, now we will serve directly in the growing community,” said Darryl Brown, Chief Business Officer for BCH. “This property is strategically located to serve Erie and the surrounding communities.”
“The addition of the BCH facility not only provides another service for our health conscious family based community, but provides additional employment opportunities for Erie,” said Paula Mehle, Economic Development Coordinator. “Erie is experiencing an increase in skilled service businesses moving in that will help our community to attract additional businesses including the retail and primary employers that Erie resident’s desire,” Mehle said.
In response to a request from BCH, the Board of Trustees approved a zoning amendment in September of 2016 which allows an Urgent Care Facility as a permitted use at this location. The property, adjacent to Erie Community Park and the Erie Community Center, is situated along the main corridor into Historic Downtown.