When complete in Fall 2022, the Regional Health Partnership (RHP) Building will offer 108,000 square feet of modern classroom, laboratory and office space to amplify Spokane’s existing healthcare and life sciences innovation cluster.
The University of Washington and Gonzaga University medical programs will locate on the first three floors with a fourth floor designed to house complementary research users. Ample common areas throughout will help cultivate collaboration and inter-organizational partnership.
The SIERR Building, named after the Spokane and Inland Empire Railroad, once housed locomotive engines and was instrumental in Spokane’s early growth. Completely renovated in 2011, the building offers office space for healthcare and life science companies wanting to work side-by-side with University of Washington and Gonzaga University medical programs. The 70,000 square foot historic building boasts modern offices and meeting spaces with abundant natural lighting and exceptional high-bay, brick and beam interiors.
An ultra-efficient ground-source heat pump system allows SIERR to heat and cool itself using its unique proximity to the Spokane River and accessible groundwater. The Health Peninsula development will build upon this sustainability feature with an open loop system that will deliver efficiency rarely, if-ever, achieved for this type of project.