Winners Development signs deal with AWC to develop global medical center
Winners Development, LLC has signed a partnership with American World Clinics to jointly develop an international medical center in the nation of Barbados.
The $100 million project will be located on a 21.5 acre site in St. Peters, Barbados and represents AWC’s first site in the global development program for the export of American medicine to the global community.
The surgical specialty hospital will include 12 operating rooms to serve both global medical travelers and local patients in the Caribbean region. It will also feature 60 inpatient beds, ICU capabilities, 12 operating rooms, an interventional lab and state-of-the-art facilities for therapeutics and diagnostics.
The company’s multidisciplinary clinic space and dental concierge medicine will be located adjacent to the hospital. Winners Development sees this association with AWC as an opportunity to expand its footprint in the growing health market.
The partnership calls on Winners Development to manage project funding, construction and campus development with AWC and also provide operational expertise, marketing and staffing for AWC-Barbados.
President and CEO Lee Ploszaj of Winners, and his team will be joining the American World Clinics team in Barbados from September 23-27 to meet with business and government leaders. They will move the planning and development aspects of the project ahead. The facility is expected to open in 2015.
Winners Development is a privately held real estate development company with more than 35 years of experience in development and construction of projects including educational, hospitality, government, and entertainment and healthcare industries.
American World Clinics has created a business model designed around the exportation of U.S. acute care medical expertise to desirable locations. It has offices in USA, Arizona and Glendale. It will also offer education facility, and partner with public and private entities in life sciences, education and other specialty areas.