First-of-its-Kind Mixed-Use Development by Belmont Village Senior Living and Baptist Health South Florida Reaches Construction Milestone in Coral Gables

CORAL GABLES, Fla.--()--Award-winning senior housing developer and operator Belmont Village Senior Living and renowned healthcare organization Baptist Health South Florida announce the topping out of Belmont Village Senior Living Coral Gables on August 25, located at 4111 Salzedo Street. Opening in 2023, this community represents an unprecedented joint venture to create unrivaled senior housing throughout South Florida.

The 10-story, 350,000 square foot mixed-use project is located just steps from the Shops at Merrick Park and consists of 18,500 ground floor commercial space, a 209-car parking garage, and 239,000 feet of luxury apartments and exquisitely appointed common area amenities. Key features of the building include expansive indoor/outdoor spaces, an elegant restaurant with outdoor dining terrace, casual bistro for coffee and light bites, resort-style pool, screening rooms, fully supplied art studio, and state-of-the-art exercise programs with physical, occupational, and speech therapy services available.

The project’s ground floor commercial space includes “Live Healthy by Baptist Health,” offering a holistic approach to senior health, including a focus on prevention. Live Healthy will be staffed by Baptist Health clinicians, including a nurse, social worker, care coach and dietitian, and will provide fast-track diagnostic services and lab tests. The multi-faceted space will also have ground floor retail spaces as well as retail, complimentary fitness, nutrition, and disease prevention resources.

“Baptist Health and Belmont Village share a common goal of providing high-quality and compassionate care for the community,” says Ana Lopez-Blazquez executive vice president and chief strategy and transformation officer, Baptist Health. “This project allows us to offer an entirely unique senior living experience in the heart of Coral Gables, one where locals can experience the very best in wellness support without having to leave the comfort of their homes. We couldn’t be more excited to have reached this important milestone and look forward to welcoming in our future residents.”

“This is not only a significant real estate partnership, but one that prioritizes the health of our residents and that will have a positive impact on the local community as well,” says Patricia Will, founder and CEO of Belmont Village Senior Living. “We’re thrilled to hit this construction milestone on our second Belmont Village community in Florida and the first of many in collaboration with Baptist Health South Florida. Together, we aim to shape the future of the industry and lead by example by providing integrated, convenient, and customizable top-notch healthcare resources to our residents and local seniors.”

To learn more about Belmont Village Senior Living Coral Gables or join the waitlist, visit the Discovery Center located at 4201 So. Le Jeune Rd., Coral Gables, call 305-446-7171, or visit online at View photos and videos of the Belmont Village Coral Gables topping out here.

About Belmont Village Senior Living

Founded in 1997, Belmont Village is an integrated developer, owner, and operator of high-quality seniors housing with more than 4,000 employees. Its 33 locations across the country and in Mexico City provide award-winning assisted living and memory care programs and ongoing collaborations with Baptist Health South Florida, USC, UCLA, and more to continually improve cognitive health and evidence-based enrichment programs. Renowned for distinctive design, high standards of life safety, and reputation for leading-edge quality of care, Belmont Village is certified as a Great Place to Work® and has been ranked as one of FORTUNE Magazine’s 50 Best Workplaces for Aging Services since 2018. Most recently, Belmont Village communities were rated best in the country by US News and World Report. For more information visit, and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

About Baptist Health South Florida

Baptist Health South Florida is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with 12 hospitals, 25,000 employees, 4,000 physicians and 150 outpatient centers, urgent care facilities and physician practices spanning across Miami-Dade, Monroe, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Baptist Health has internationally renowned centers of excellence in cancer, cardiovascular care, orthopedics and sports medicine, and neurosciences. In addition, it includes Baptist Health Medical Group; Baptist Health Quality Network; and Baptist Health Care On Demand, a virtual health platform. A not-for-profit organization supported by philanthropy and committed to its faith-based charitable mission of medical excellence, Baptist Health has been recognized by Fortune as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America and by Ethisphere as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. For more information, visit and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.


Dara Shlifka