Florida Heart Associates Begins Renovation and Expansion

By HCO Staff

FORT MYERS, Fla.—Stevens Construction is underway with an expansion and renovation at Florida Heart Associates, it was recently announced by Dan Adams, vice president/principal, Stevens Construction, Inc.

Stevens Construction is providing a complete interior renovation of the two-story, 25,374-square-foot building located at 1550 Barkley Circle in Fort Myers, which includes an upgrade of all exam rooms, nurse stations, offices, lobby and the cardiac PET equipment. Stevens Construction is also expanding the existing building with the new construction of an ambulatory surgery center.

Slated for completion in summer of 2021, the multi-phased project will be licensed by the Agency for Healthcare Administration. Florida Heart Associates will remain occupied and operational during construction, requiring daily coordination between Stevens Construction, Florida Heart Associates and subcontractors.

The Stevens Construction team worked in preconstruction for six months prior to construction starting, providing due diligence on the project site, budgeting, constructability reviews and cost-savings suggestions to ensure Florida Heart Associates’ budget, schedule and quality goals are achieved.

The Stevens Construction team includes project manager, Mike Brooks; superintendent, JJ Slaugh; project engineer, Tate Hernly; and project administrator, Sue Ziegenfus. The project was designed by PRA.