Client US Department of Veterans Affairs

Veterans Affairs Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System - Biloxi

Biloxi, Mississippi

In an effort to recover from the ravages of Hurricane Katrina, Biloxi Medical Center and Gulfport facilities selected LEO A DALY in a joint venture with Blitch Knevel Architects in New Orleans, to provide consolidation, planning, and design services for new facilities. These facilities include an 180,000-SF clinic/inpatient addition, 10,000-SF clinic renovation, 64-bed mental health unit with specialty units for acute care, geriatric, and chemical dependency, a 58,000-SF blind rehabilitation center, a nursing care unit, long-term care services with specialties in dementia and acute care and support facilities, a 120-car parking structure, and utility plant addition.

At a glance

463,000 SF

180,000 SF Clinic Addition

10,000 SF Clinic Renovation

58,000 S, 28 Bed Blind Rehabilitation Center

96,617 SF, 64 Bed Mental Health Unit

Parking Structure - 710 Spaces

Surface Parking - 260 Spaces

5,000 SF Utility Plant


Excellence in Construction Award, Healthcare $25-$99 Million
Mississippi Associated Builders & Contractors

Clinic Addition
150,000 SF building addition
20 Bed ICU/step down unit
Primary care/specialty care clinics to include: urology, eye, pulmonary, sleep study labs, women’s health, oncology, orthopedics, audiology, speech pathology, dermatology, and patient education|
Ambulatory surgery outpatient unit (ASOU)
9,500 SF existing clinic renovation

Community Living Center
105,645 SF
96 Bed “greenhouse concept” plan with specialties in dementia and acute care


Architectural Design


Engineering:  Mechanical, Electrical, Fire Protection, Structural