One Liners Polk: Aldi, BayCare Health System and more
►Real estate investor, developer and operator Crescent Communities, in partnership with Native Development Group, closed on the land and commenced construction on the Lakeland North Business Center, a 299,241-square-foot speculative industrial facility in Lakeland.
► Watson Clinic added Paula S. Wibowo, a registered nurse practitioner who works alongside board-certified gastroenterologist Victor C. Nwakakwa at the Watson Clinic main location at 1600 Lakeland Hills Blvd., Lakeland.
► Aldi will take over the Winn-Dixie retail space at 1050 N. Wilson Ave., Bartow.
► Michael Ward, a licensed physical therapist in the orthopedic surgery and sports medicine department at Watson Clinic Highlands in Lakeland, earned his certification as an orthopedic clinic specialist.
► Webber International, in Babson Park, will start its fall term with a new bachelor’s degree program under a new department, the College of Health Professions and Sciences.
► Lakeland has been awarded Level I accreditation, by the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum, for achieving particular standards of professional practices deemed important for arboreta and botanic gardens.
► BayCare Health System expanded to Lakeland with its first urgent care clinic in the city at the Southgate Shopping Center, 2645 S. Florida Ave.
►Ahe Lewis Friend Farm was recently brokered by advisers at SVN/Saunders Ralston Dantzler, based in Lakeland, for $5.2 million.
► Platform Art and Bonnet Springs Park, in Lakeland, will add an installation of the Sound Sculpture at Bonnet Springs Park.
► For the third consecutive three-year term Watson Clinic, in Lakeland, achieved certificates of recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving health care quality.