University Health System looking to buy $28 million properties, consolidate office workers

University Health System is looking to buy two office buildings to keep up with its quickly expanding workforce.

Officials hope to secure a $28 million deal for the buildings, located in University Park, a 3.2-million-square-foot business park near DeZavala Road and I-10.

About 1,000 of UHS’s 8,600 employees hold non-clinical positions and currently work in seven office buildings around San Antonio.

UHS leases most of those facilities, an annual expense of $2.3 million. The acquisition is expected to start saving the system money in two years and will have a “positive bottom-line impact” in its third year, according to UHS documents.

“University Health System has grown significantly in terms of locations, services and staff over the past decade as we’ve seen demand for services dramatically increase at University Hospital and across our large network of primary care and specialty care locations,” spokeswoman Leni Kirkman said in a statement

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