Anschutz Medical Campus and adjacent Fitzsimons projects will amount to more than $4 billion in construction costs at its completion. The campus has been touted as a model U.S. military base conversion that demonstrates a successful changeover from military to civilian use. The project is also a model for regional economic development.
Below are some 2011-12 figures:
- Jobs on campus climbed from 200 at time of base closure to 18,000 in 2012.
- Payroll was estimated around $1.4 billion
- Campus researchers attracted $425 million in grants.
- Total Anschutz Medical Campus budget was $2.4 billion.
- Economic impact on Colorado each year is $420 million.
- Health care workers donated $46 million in indigent care last
- The School of Medicine ranks seventh in the U.S among public medical schools in total federal research grants and contracts at a total of $400 million.
- Total Capital construction funding through 2011 was $1.1 billion.
- Clinical facilities funded by our hospial amounted to $2 billion.
See the 2010-11 Economic Impact Statement for the CU System >>