Stony Brook Medicine

New Medical and Research Translation Building and New Bed and Support Tower Commissioning

The new state-of-the-art Medical and Research Translation Building (MART) and New Bed/Support Tower is located on Stony Brook University Medicine’s campus. The two buildings are connected by a common lobby space. The 240,000 GSF MART houses the University’s new headquarters for cancer research, advanced medical imaging and the cancer care center. It also houses 25 cancer biology-oriented labs, a 30-room cancer clinic, a 30-station clinical infusion center, 300-seat auditorium, breakout rooms for conferences and new classrooms. The 225,000 GSF New Bed and Support Tower houses a new Children’s Hospital, Heart Hospital, Neuro ICU and Surgical ICU.

Size240,000 SF

LocationStony Brook, New York



RMF performed formal design review and construction phase commissioning services for the project. Design review focused on the construction documents and identified coordination and system issues for resolution during bidding. Construction phase services included development of pre-functional checklists, functional performance testing, regular site observations, commissioning meetings and assistance with coordinating owner training. RMF also provided a Project Systems Manual containing the final sequences of operation, suggested preventive maintenance schedules and equipment inventory.


Required close coordination between RMF, facility owner & equipment suppliers

Enhanced Cx to achieve LEED Silver certification

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ): particulate testing & LEED flush-out

TAB review/verification

Performed functional tests (hands-on)

Project inlcuded warranty phase post-occupancy Cx reviews

New Medical and Research Translation Building and New Bed and Support Tower CommissioningStony Brook Medicine