New hospital planned for Palm Beach Gardens

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL (WFLX) - Three organizations are teaming up to build a new hospital in Palm Beach County.

Florida Atlantic University, Tenet Hospitals and the Scripps Research Institute announced their plan on Monday to create a 30-acre project on the Briger Tract, along Donald Ross Road.

The new development will include an 80-bed hospital and a drug research center. The project is expected to create 200 construction jobs and 300 permanent jobs.

Palm Beach Gardens still has to approve various aspects of the project.

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