Modern-Sundt Joint Venture Begins Work in Oroville

OROVILLE, Calif. (September 5, 2019) – Sundt Construction, Inc. ( and its joint-venture partner Modern Building, Inc. ( recently started work on Orohealth’s new hospital. The project will add a five-story wing onto the existing hospital.

“This project is a great addition to our healthcare portfolio,” said Jim Larrieu, Vice President and Sacramento Regional Director for Sundt’s Building Group. “It will allow our team to build an environment to support Orohealth’s mission in providing the finest personalized healthcare to the community.”

The 159,751-square-foot expansion will connect to the existing hospital at the first and second floors. The acute care hospital wing will expand the existing 132-bed facility to a new total of 228 beds. The project will consist of an ambulatory care center on the first floor, women’s and infant center including labor, delivery and recovery on the second floor, a third-floor ICU and two floors consisting of 70 new medical/surgery beds. CannonDesign is the architect of record, and the project is expected to be complete in 2022.

Sundt has over 70 years of diverse project experience throughout the state of California. The company has offices in Sacramento, Irvine, and San Diego. Sundt is currently building several projects in Northern California, including the Hornet Commons student housing complex at California State University, Sacramento. In the Bay Area, Sundt is nearing completion on the Hilton Garden Inn in Sunnyvale and the new Shasta County Courthouse in Redding.


About Sundt

Sundt Construction, Inc. ( is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 129-year-old firm specializes in building, transportation, industrial and concrete work and is owned entirely by its 2,000+ employees. Sundt is distinguished by its diverse capabilities and experience, unique employee-ownership culture and depth of self-perform expertise in eight major trades. Half of Sundt’s workforce is composed of skilled craft professionals who, together with the company’s administrative employees, enable Sundt to fulfill its mission to be the most skilled builder in America. Sundt has 11 offices throughout California, Arizona, Texas and Utah and is currently ranked the country’s 54th largest construction company by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine.

About Modern

Modern Building, Inc. (, based in Chico, CA, was founded in 1946 with a goal to be the premier general building contractor in Northern California. Although licensed in other neighboring states, and having successfully completed projects across the country, Modern takes great pride in their belief to have achieved their goal, while continuing to strive to grow their highly skilled team of both management and tradesmen. Modern’s long-term success in the Northern California market has been attributed to their broad project capabilities and diversity – Industrial, Agricultural, Commercial, Multi-Family, Education, Healthcare and Structural Concrete, through both Design-Build and more traditional contracting methods – all fall within Modern’s expertise. Through a long and growing list of repeat clients and a culture that is team-oriented and easy to work with, Modern continues their mission to not be the largest, but just the best.




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