Parallon Expands Its Sunrise, Florida, Workforce Solutions Headquarters
Area Development Online News Desk (08/15/2013)
Parallon, a provider of healthcare business and operational services, will expand the headquarters for its Workforce Solutions business unit in Sunrise, Florida, with plans to create 125 jobs in the region.
The company, which partners with hospitals and healthcare systems to improve business performance through proven practices in revenue cycle; technology; workforce management and consulting, will lease an additional 23,000 square feet of space at its existing headquarters located at 1000 Sawgrass Parkway, bringing its overall space to 62,000 square feet.
“Expanding our headquarters in Sunrise is a reflection of both our business growth and our commitment to the community,” said Brendan Courtney, president of Parallon’s Workforce Solutions business unit. “To serve more hospitals and healthcare organizations, it’s crucial that we are able to meet the increasing demand for high-quality healthcare staffing. We’re proud to bring new jobs to Sunrise and appreciate all the combined efforts of our partners at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance CEO Council, City of Sunrise, Enterprise Florida and the Governor’s office.”
The state and local incentives from Florida and the City of Sunrise total $875,000 and consist of $625,000 from the Qualified Target Industries Tax Refund Program along with $125,000 from the Governor’s Quick Action Closing Fund and $125,000 in a Direct Cash Incentive from the City of Sunrise for the hiring of Sunrise residents.
Sunrise Mayor Michael Ryan said “We are delighted that leading corporations like Parallon continue to make the City of Sunrise their location of choice. This project exemplifies the dedication of our staff, and the City’s commitment to new and expanding business enterprises. We are grateful to Parallon and wish them every success in Sunrise.”
Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance CEO Council Chairman Ray Ferrero, Jr. said, “We are so very pleased to have had the opportunity to work with our partners at the City of Sunrise, Enterprise Florida and the Governor’s Office on behalf of Parallon. The CEO Council’s mission is to maintain and grow the presence of the more than 150 corporate and international headquarter operations in the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County area that can take advantage of our world class quality of life, transportation access and highly rated business and personal tax climate, and Parallon’s decision provides further positive confirmation and ratification of our initiative.”