Glades Drugs, an independent pharmacy chain, plans to expand into new corporate headquarters at 4560 Lantana Road in Lake Worth, Florida
. Its new operations hub will feature an 8,000-square-foot office space and state of the art lab. The company plans to hire 100 employees including; pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and technology staff.
"We are excited to be opening a new corporate headquarters
in Lake Worth. This is an opportunity for us to tackle on-going growth efforts and open new opportunities by providing the space for state of the art infrastructure and a team-oriented operating environment," said Santo Leo, Chief Operating Officer of Glades Drugs.
"With the new space we will be able to streamline operations, process prescriptions faster, and introduce new wellness programs and incentives into our retail stores such as loyalty programs, in store rewards programs, medication adherence, and cheaper access to Compounded Medications," Leo added.
The transition into Lake Worth will occur in November. With the rapid expansion of the company, Glades Drugs expects to acquire more retail pharmacies and offer additional employment opportunities in the near future, company officials said.