The Atlanta Center for Medical Research (ACMR), a national leader in research studies since 1982, was awarded the Community Design Award from the Atlanta Urban Design Commission on May 11, 2017.
The Atlanta Urban Design Commission reviews plans, projects, and buildings in the City of Atlanta. The commission holds an annual Awards of Excellence where the commission honors projects, programs, individuals, and organizations that significantly contribute toward the enhancement of the City of Atlanta. In addition to the regular Awards of Excellence, the Community Design Award recognizes organizations that make the community a better place to live in.
The award honors Atlanta Center for Medical Research for its renovated, state-of-the-art facility in Southwest Atlanta. Developed by Arberg Properties, the $25 million project saw the redesign and renovation of the former Southwest Atlanta Hospital building specifically for the needs of ACMR participants, sponsors, and staff. It boasts 150,000 square feet of space designed and dedicated to conducting research studies. The Center, which continues to be the new crown jewel of Atlanta’s medical research industry, offers 300 inpatient beds in 15 separate unit spaces and the latest medical research equipment.
Eric Riesenberg, ACMR’s Director of Operations, received the Community Design Award on behalf of the research facility. The awards ceremony was held on May 11, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgia Freight Depot in Downtown Atlanta.
“The Atlanta Center for Medical Research is honored to have received such an award and be part of the Atlanta community,” said Eric. “Our goal at ACMR is to work hard in creating and supporting a healthier and happier community, and we will continue to strive to reach that goal.”
For more than 35 years, the ACMR has led the industry by pioneering medical research practices and accelerating approval of new medications. With a focus in safety and service excellence, the dedicated and experienced research team produces reliable and accurate data for pharma worldwide for a wide range of mental health and medical conditions. ACMR’s 150,000-square foot, state-of-the-art research center is in located Southwest, Atlanta.