World-Class Medical Center By UHealth Breaks Ground At SoLé Mia In North Miami

Uhealth at SoLé Mia. Credit: Turnberry, LeFrak.

SoLé Mia, the 184-acre master-planned community in North Miami, broke ground on a world-class medical center by UHealthUniversity of Miami Health System. Once completed, it will be UHealth’s largest outpatient medical facility. UHealth at SoLéMia is a major steppingstone in the 15-year development plan for the site, which is slated to have more than 15residential developments, complemented by lifestyle retail and open space-acreages, including SoLé Mia’s iconic 7-acre lagoon. SoLé Mia is being developed by Oleta Partners, a joint venture between significant developers LeFrak and Turnberry. Robins & Morton is the general contractor

A groundbreaking ceremony on September 9th included various guests from the University of Miami’s Board of Trustees and medical leadership team, the LeFrak family, Jackie Soffer, Turnberry, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, and City of North Miami Mayor Philippe Bien-Aime.

Groundbreaking ceremony for the medical center. Credit: Turnberry, LeFrak.

When completed in 2025, the state-of-the-art health at SoLé Mia will be the health system’s largest mobile site. It will feature 110 exam rooms, ten operating rooms, 33 clinical treatment units for cancer patients, open green space including a reflection garden, and views of both the ocean and SoLéMia’s lagoon that will enhance the patient experience receiving comprehensive services and care. The seven-story, 363,000-square-foot medical center will offer the communities of North Miami, Aventura, and the surrounding area access to academic medicine focused on healing, wellness, and prevention. The center will include specialists from Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Bascom PalmerEye Institute, the Desai Sethi Urology Instituteandtop-notch care from nationally ranked neurology and neurosurgery programs. Specialties include cardiology, endocrinology, otolaryngology, gastroenterology, dermatology, and physical rehabilitation.

UHealth – SoLé Mia. Credit: University of Miami.

“As an exemplary university, it is our mission to deliver high-quality health care and academic excellence into the multiple communities we serve throughout South Florida,” said Dr. Julio Frenk, President of the University of Miami.“This new facility, with the highly specialized care, builds upon the longstanding partnership that the University has with our South Florida neighbors.”

SoLé Mia, Miami’s next city within a city, is the ultimate destination in North Miami. The expansiveness of the site has provided LeFrak and Turnberry the opportunity to create a vibrant community of residential, retail, and other commercial options while emphasizing recreation and wellbeing amid SoLé Mia’smore than 30 acres of open space.

UHealth – SoLé Mia. Credit: University of Miami.

The UHealth medical center opening is scheduled for 2025, coinciding with the completion of SoLé Mia’s next 30-story residential tower, 2400 Laguna Circle. Turnberry is concurrently launching One Park Tower, an Arquitectonica-designed 31-story, 303-unit condominium anticipated to be completed in 2026.

UHealth – SoLé Mia. Credit: University of Miami.

When these projects and the UHealth medical center are complete, over $1.2B will have been invested in infrastructure and development at SoLé Mia, creating thousands of jobs along the way. “I’m extremely positive about the growth of South Florida and North Miami, which will impact and accelerate the development of SoLé Mia, contributing to the economy of the county and the region.UHealthat SoLé Mia is an important addition to our master planned community that will also include state-of-the-art residences, shopping, dining, and open space. Now, our residents will have access to the highest quality health care,” said Richard LeFrak, chairman and CEO of LeFrak.

UHealth – SoLé Mia. Credit: University of Miami.

Jackie Soffer, Chairman, and CEO of Turnberry, commented, “With its world-class medical care, the University of Miami Health System is one of the essential amenities that will make it possible for Miami-Dadeto to continue to grow and thrive. Moreover, adding the UHealth at SoLé Mia will enrich the surrounding community of North Miami and further strengthen its appeal as a place to live and work. We were pleased to welcome UM President Julio Frenk, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, and North Miami Mayor Phillippe Bien Amie toSoLé Mia to mark this important milestone.”

UHealth – SoLé Mia. Credit: University of Miami.

UHealth – SoLé Mia. Credit: University of Miami.

UHealth – SoLé Mia. Credit: University of Miami.

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1 Comment on "World-Class Medical Center By UHealth Breaks Ground At SoLé Mia In North Miami"

  1. Garden View NYC | October 3, 2022 at 9:42 am | Reply

    Love the Lambo and Porsche parket at the entrance. Also appears to be a blured Bugatti speeding out… LOL

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