Martin Health System Breaks Ground on New Tradition Medical Center

Tradition_Medical_Center_RenderingKLMK Group, Inc. and Martin Health System are pleased to announce the groundbreaking of the new Tradition Medical Center.

Martin Health System broke ground on its new 190,000-square-foot, 90 bed, state-of-the-art facility. The hospital, Tradition Medical Center, will be located on a 20-acre site in West Port St. Lucie, Fla. It will have a full-service, 24-hour emergency department, obstetrics department, and diagnostic imaging services. The large medical campus will also provide enough space for a medical office building and other healthcare-related buildings.

Tradition Medical Center will not only create more than 400 new jobs initially for the Port St. Lucie and Martin counties, but it will also help prepare the surrounding areas for the continued population growth. The hospital will ultimately help the area provide economic growth and opportunities along with providing another 400 jobs to the area over the long term.

KLMK Group has been providing Program Management Solutions for the new Tradition Medical Center and will continue to over-see the project through occupancy. The Ground Breaking Ceremony was held March 14, with a tentative opening date in early 2014. Rendering compliments of HKS.

KLMK Group, INC (KLMK) is a leading provider of innovative facility solutions. The firm is solely dedicated to the healthcare industry and provides independent, objective and professional advice to owners involved in the planning, launch, management, and transition of new facilities and capital projects. With offices in Richmond, VA; Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Houston and Dallas, TX; KLMK’s consulting staff supports a variety of healthcare capital projects in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeastern, Midwest and Southwestern United States. For more information on KLMK Group, visit         

Martin Health System is a not-for-profit, community-based health care organization that has served the region for more than 70 years. It offers a continuum of care including preventative, primary and acute hospital care, as well as cancer and cardiac care, wellness and rehabilitation services. Its approximately 3,000 Associates, 375 affiliated physicians and 900 volunteers provide care at 12 different locations serving Martin and St. Lucie counties. Martin Health is a six-time winner of the Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals Award, has twice been named a Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals award winner, and received designation as a National Employer of Choice designee for 2009 and 2010-11. To learn more, visit


Posted March 16, 2012

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