Press Release

For Immediate Release
Nov 10, 2015
Contact : Maureen Gillespie, Public Relations Manager  

Jersey Shore University Medical Center to Break Ground on HOPE Tower on November 11

Introducing a New Healing Outpatient Experience from Jersey Shore University Medical Center  

Neptune, NJ - Jersey Shore University Medical Center, part of the Meridian Health family, will break ground on the HOPE Tower Project – a $265 million building development on the hospital's east campus that will provide a new healing outpatient experience for the community. HOPE Tower's expected date of completion is early 2018.

Guided by a patient-centered approach towards care, and informed by the latest medical breakthroughs, HOPE Tower expands upon Jersey Shore's comprehensive services by providing a thoughtful and accessible health care experience. The development includes HOPE Tower – a ten-story medical office building housing a dedicated Meridian Cancer Care center, outpatient imaging services, a clinical academic center, an innovative simulation laboratory, and a nine-level parking garage building with more than 1,500 new parking spaces for patients, guests and team members.

When: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 


Where: Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 Route 33, Neptune, NJ 07753

*groundbreaking to take place at event tent on the corner of Davis Avenue & Route 33

Contact Maureen Gillespie at 732.776.4166 or


About Jersey Shore University Medical Center:
Jersey Shore University Medical Center, a member of the Meridian Health family, is a not-for-profit teaching hospital and home to K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital – the first children’s hospital in Monmouth and Ocean counties. Jersey Shore is the regional provider of cardiac surgery, a program which has been ranked among the best in the Northeast, and is home to the only trauma center and stroke rescue center in the region. Through the hospital’s clinical research program, and its affiliation with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Jersey Shore serves as an academic center dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, training future physicians and providing the community with access to promising medical breakthroughs. For more information about Jersey Shore University Medical Center call 1-800-DOCTORS, or visit