Growing Physician-Owned Medical Practice Expands Presence in Westchester County with Long-Term Lease of New Construction by Simone Healthcare Development and Fareri Associates
PURCHASE, N.Y., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — WESTMED Medical Group has signed a long-term lease to occupy the entire building currently under construction by Simone Healthcare Development and Fareri Associates at 3030 Westchester Avenue in Purchase, NY. The property is a new four-story, 85,000-square-foot medical office building located in the existing Harrison Executive Medical Park featuring underground parking as well as the latest amenities and services.
WESTMED Medical Group is a rapidly growing, physician-owned and managed multi-specialty group practice under the leadership of Simeon Schwartz, MD, President and CEO, and Barney Newman, MD, Medical Director. Founded in 1996, it is currently staffed by a team of over 250 physicians and approximately 1,000 employees. The practice is dedicated to improving the health of the community by providing coordinated, efficient and quality patient care in central and lower Westchester County, using state-of-the-art systems and electronic medical records to help it meet this mission.
"Times are changing. This full service multi-specialty practice model provides better coordination in the delivery of healthcare services for both doctors and the community at large," said Dr. Schwartz. "Patients appreciate the one-stop shopping medical experience of an integrated multi-specialty medical practice. They like the convenience of a doctor's visit that includes on-site specialist referrals, clinical lab testing and radiology services — all under one roof."
WESTMED Medical Group's practice specialties in the new building will include: OBGYN, Internal Medicine, GI, Radiology / Imaging, Vascular Surgery Offices and Imaging, Ultrasounds, Plastic Surgery, Sleep Labs, Neurology, Allergy and ENT, among others.
"The property at 3030 Westchester Avenue is the newest addition to the Harrison Executive Medical Park, a 13-acre medical park that is home to a growing number of medical practices and support services," said Patricia Simone, Vice President of Leasing and Operations. "Situated in the heart of Westchester's Platinum Mile, 3030 Westchester Avenue is the ideal location for today's fast-growing medical practices, offering exceptional medical office space, first-class amenities and services and a location that's convenient to major medical centers." Nearby medical institutions include White Plains Hospital, New York-Presbyterian Hospital in White Plains, Greenwich Hospital and Westchester Medical Center.
The new development will feature custom-built medical suites available from 1,500 to 26,000 square feet. It offers a highly visible and convenient location at Exit 10 off of I-287, just minutes from Westchester County Airport and nearby Metro-North train stations in Rye, Harrison and White Plains, providing access to the growing suburban patient base in Westchester, Fairfield and Putnam counties. The Harrison Executive Medical Park features elegantly appointed lobbies, an on-site cafe, landscaped courtyard with fountain and seating areas, abundant outdoor and covered parking with handicap accessible elevators, complimentary shuttle service to the White Plains Metro-North Train Station express hub and 24/7 building access with state-of-the-art camera security and on-site owner management.
About Simone Healthcare Development:
Simone Healthcare Development Group, a division of Simone Development Companies, partners with healthcare providers to create turnkey ambulatory medical facilities in the New York metropolitan area, with over a million square feet of new healthcare and medical office space currently built or in development. The company establishes long-term relationships with healthcare providers that encompass every aspect of locating, designing, building, and operating a new facility. By undertaking expansion in partnership with Simone Healthcare Development, healthcare providers reduce their expenditures on real estate services, freeing up capital for investments in technology, personnel, and other resources that enhance their core businesses.
About Fareri Associates:
Fareri Associates, LP, Greenwich's most active developer, is a family owned and operated real estate investment and construction company focusing on development and re-development of office, retail, mixed-use and residential properties primarily in Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, NY.
About WESTMED Medical Group:
WESTMED Medical Group is a large multi-specialty group medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of more than 250 physicians dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient, quality patient care at its 9 locations in central and lower Westchester County. WESTMED has medical offices in White Plains, Rye, Westchester's Ridge Hill in Yonkers, Purchase, Scarsdale and New Rochelle. Connect with WESTMED online at www.westmedgroup.com.