It'll be combined with a large apartment complex, that's already received permission.
Laois is set to get a new 100 bed nursing home.
A planning application has been lodged by The Maltings and Granary Limited for the development on Harpur's Lane in Portlaoise town.
Should it be given a green light, the project is expected to take 18 months, with 40 workers involved in construction - and an estimated 85 to be employed when complete.
The Maltings and Granary director, Pat Flanagan, says the building will also be combined with a large apartment complex: