Florida Division of Largest U.S. Healthcare Union Establishes Office at Miramar Park of Commerce

MIRAMAR, Fla. (August 21, 2017) – At the Miramar Park of Commerce, the largest locally owned and managed business park in South Florida, Sunbeam Properties & Development announced that 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East – Florida d/b/a 1199SEIU Florida signed a new lease for 9,975 sq. ft. of office space at 2871 Corporate Way in MPC-15.

1199SEIU Florida is a division of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest healthcare union in the nation with more than 400,000 members in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Washington, D.C. and Florida. In addition to its office in the Miramar Park of Commerce, which serves South Florida, 1199SEIU Florida also has an office in Tampa.

“1199SEIU Florida represents more than 25,000 healthcare workers in Florida’s hospital and nursing home industry,” said Monica Russo, 1199SEIU’s executive vice president for Florida. “1199SEIU Florida works to secure fair wages and benefits, safe work environments, paid time off, stable retirement, childcare, education benefits and more for its members, who in turn work diligently to provide high quality care in some of the largest for-profit and academic healthcare institutions in the state.”

1199SEIU Florida also advocates for its members, patients and communities through government and elected officials, working to help elect working-family-friendly candidates and drafting worker-friendly legislation.

“To represent such an expansive group healthcare workers in South Florida, it’s important for 1199SEIU Florida to have an accessible location in a state-of-the-art facility,” said Sunbeam Properties Vice President Maridee Bell. “Labor unions like 1199SEIU Florida require space that offers functionality and connectivity suitable for serving members locally and across the state. The Miramar Park of Commerce is one of the few places in South Florida that already has the infrastructure in place to accommodate these requirements.”

In the transaction, 1199SEIU Florida was represented by Tom Viscount of Butters Realty and the Park was represented by Bell and Lauren Pace of Sunbeam Properties and Ryan Goggins of Colliers International.

About Miramar Park of Commerce

Since breaking ground in 1984, Sunbeam has developed the Miramar Park of Commerce into the largest locally owned and managed Business Park in South Florida, with over five million square feet of office/service, laboratory, pharmacy, light manufacturing and distribution space. The world class Park is home to more than 10,000 employees from more than 180 national and international companies including GE, Siemens, American Express, Tommy Hilfiger, Neiman Marcus, Humana, Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits, Quest Diagnostics, Toyota, Rolls Royce Commercial Marine, Stanley Black & Decker, Pepperidge Farm and Nissan. Flex/office space, corporate build-to-suits as well as a limited number of second-generation spaces are available in the Park. For more information, contact Lauren Pace (lpace@wsvn.com) or Maridee Bell (mbell@wsvn.com) at 10212 USA Today Way, Miramar, FL 33025 or call 954-450-7900.



Harriet Sausner, 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, MPC-15, 2871 Corporate Way, Miramar, FL, 33025, 786-594-4348, harriet.sausner@1199.org

Related Posts