Press Release – OSU Vet Hospital Simulation Lab

Palmetto Construction was selected for the new OSU Vet Hospital Simulation Lab which is set to open in late summer – early fall of 2018.

The OSU Vet Hospital Simulation Lab will be a 16,000 square-foot addition to the OSU Veterinary Medical Center which will provide space for faculty offices, clinical skills lab and a place to experiment with new programs that will improve the quality of teaching. The funding for this project will be provided by private donors and the university. Currently, the OSU Veterinary Medical Center has $32 million in enhancement and expansion projects currently under construction. Please visit for more information and photo updates.

Constructing the simulation lab addition is Franklinton based Palmetto Construction Services. Palmetto Construction will be building a 2nd-floor addition on top of the existing hospital while the operating and oncology rooms remain active 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. “Our guys work a lot of off-hours and we logged extra hours over Christmas break to not cause any delays in progress.” Palmetto Principal, Casey Cusack. “The logistics of the site can be challenging, but our crews are working hard to ensure the project is a success.” Palmetto Construction has a total workforce of 40-50 craft professionals on site. Palmetto has teamed with BHD Architects for the $6 million project set to open in late summer of 2018.


About Palmetto Construction Services

Palmetto Construction is a forward-thinking national general contractor and construction manager specializing in technically complex and sustainable projects. Palmetto Construction is a full-service general contractor serving the commercial and industrial industries. Having constructed over 500 projects, primarily for repeat customers, Palmetto has established itself as an industry leader in design/build, construction management, and general construction services, through self-performing much of the work themselves. Palmetto Construction has offices in Columbus, Ohio, and Tampa, Florida. For more information, please visit