Cooper to announce $2B expansion in Camden today

Cooper University Health Care Cooper University Health Care is a prominent South Jersey system.

Cooper University Health Care will announce a $2 billion, multiyear expansion project in Camden on Monday that includes three new buildings.

Multiple media reports Sunday included fundamental details, which ROI-NJ independently confirmed.

The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Business Journal both said the project will take a decade to complete and include construction of three new patient care buildings that eventually will expand Cooper’s campus to 745 beds, from 663, and include more than 100 new private rooms.

Monday’s news conference is scheduled to include Cooper Chairman George Norcross III and other Cooper officials, as well as Gov. Phil Murphy, former Gov. Chris Christie and entertainment personality Kelly Ripa, a longtime supporter of the system, among others.