Below are 10 ASC moves in Florida that Becker's has reported on since Nov. 15:
Pompano Beach, Fla.-based South Florida Same Day Surgery Center has opened.
Melbourne, Fla.-based Health First has terminated plans to construct a $500 million "wellness village" in Merritt Island, Fla., which was set to include an ASC, medical office buildings, hospital and retail space.
Florida-based multispecialty physician group Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches has acquired Palm Beach Digestive Associates.
The ASC at Hudson, Fla.-based Bonati Spine Institute has been shut down after the state suspended its license.
Verax Daniels, an entity related to Verax Investments owned by Orlando-based neurosurgeon Ravi Gandhi, MD, and urologist Javier Miller, MD, has acquired 3.6 acres of vacant property in Winter Garden, Fla., for $1.8 million, its seventh medical office building-related acquisition in the last year.
Palm Beach, Fla.-based private equity firm Viper Partners is opening a new mergers and acquisitions department focused on deals in the cardiology space.
- Tallahassee-based Florida State University, Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare and real estate developer the St. Joe Company have broken ground on a new medical office building in Panama City Beach, Fla.
- Cleveland-based medical office building management firm Woodside Health and Chicago-based real estate investment firm Heitman have partnered to recapitalize a 10-property medical office building portfolio that will span across four states, including Florida.
- Ponte Vedra, Fla.-based Barnhorst Eye Associates has partnered with the region's largest multispecialty ophthalmology practice, Brandon-based Florida Eye Specialists.
- Gainesville, Fla.-based UF Health and Jacksonville-based Jax Spine and Pain Centers have opened a $25 million multispeciality surgery center in Jacksonville.