Hackensack University Medical Center

Sarkis and Siran Gabrellian Child Care and Learning Center

Hackensack, NJ

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New 4 story, 43,5000 SF childcare center on the Hackensack Medical Center campus.


Architectura, Hackensack, NJ


Bergen Health Management Systems, Inc., Hackensack, NJ


  • special child-oriented design elements include a unique interconnected ramp system specifically designed for
    the movements of children
  • full height windows opening to an atrium
  • additional interior windows at “child height”
  • 22 classrooms serving approximately 370 children ranging inage from infancy to six years old
  • administrative office space
  • kitchen and dining facilities
  • an outside play area

Special Interests

After all general contractor bids came in exceeding the project’s $5 million budget, value engineering efforts realized a 20% reduction in costs. The project was completed below the revised budget on an accelerated 12 month construction schedule.


Construction Management – GMP