JLL Arranges 53,000-Square-Foot Headquarters Expansion

JLL announced that NationsBenefits®, a leading supplemental benefits company providing managed care organizations with innovative healthcare solutions, has expanded its headquarters with the addition of over 53,000 square feet of space at 1801 NW 66th Ave. in Plantation.

The tenant now occupies the building’s first and second floor spanning over 95,000 square feet of office space, accounting for the majority of the building.

Ryan Nunes, Executive Vice President of JLL South Florida; Alan Kleber, Senior Managing Director; and John Marshall, Managing Director, represented the tenant.

“JLL is proud to have a strong partnership with NationsBenefits as the executive team continues to grow their platform and invest in the future,” said Nunes. “The growth they are experiencing is part of the ongoing trend for healthcare and technology firms across South Florida. The building will deliver NationsBenefits with a high-caliber employee experience that is reflective of the company’s culture. Its newly designed offices will enable innovation and inspiration, with the company’s branding featured throughout.”

Last year, NationsBenefits moved its headquarters into the first floor of the newly renovated space located at in Plantation, Florida. This expansion to the second floor now brings the 1801 building to full occupancy, and it supports the company’s continued growth with future strategic plans.

“We have reached another exciting milestone in our company’s evolution where we have doubled in size from one year ago,” said Glenn M. Parker, M.D., Founder and CEO at NationsBenefits. “The expansion of our corporate headquarters is a testament to the success our company has achieved, and it signifies that we continue to invest in people who aid in our growth and infrastructure to meet the highest level of service delivery standards in our industry.”

Since its inception in 2015, NationsBenefits (formerly NationsHearing®) has achieved exponential growth. In March 2020, the company was ranked No. 1 on the inaugural 2020 Inc. 5000 Series: Florida list with two-year revenue growth of 13,066.25%. The 250 Florida-based private companies ranked on this prestigious list showed an average growth rate of 302% between 2016 and 2018, employing more than 56,000 people and adding $12.6 billion to the Florida economy.

According to JLL’s latest Life Sciences Emerging Markets Index report, the South Florida region saw a 2.4% acceleration in employment growth in life sciences employment, calculated from the average growth between 2010-2015 and 2015-2020. The report outlines the correlation between employment acceleration and increased activity in the Life Sciences sector in South Florida.


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