Biz briefs


Broken Sound office space available
Cushion & Wakefield has been named the exclusive leasing and sale agent for an office building in Boca Raton.
The 66,905-square-foot building is located at 5401 Broken Sound. The three-story building was formerly known as Applied Corporate Center South. It is located on the 15th and 16th holes of the The Old Course at Broken Sound.
The building features private covered parking, golf course views, conference rooms and reception area.
Spodak Dental Group gives back
Spodak Dental Group has partnered with best-selling author Tony Robbins and Feeding America to help raise money for the hunger-relief organization.
Dr. Craig Spodak is launching a “40 Days of Giving” campaign to raise $40,000 in 40 days for Feeding America.
“I could not think of a better way to celebrate our 40th Anniversary than to partner with our friend and patient, Tony Robbins, and his alliance with Feeding America,” said Dr. Craig Spodak, owner of Spodak Dental Group. “Our noble cause has always been to change the world through the power of compassion and it’s an honor to be able to positively impact so many people who desperately need it.”
To reach the $40,000 goal for the “40 Days of Giving” Campaign, Spodak Dental Group will donate $400 per Invisalign case sold in the 40-day period preceding the Group’s June 2 anniversary date.
At the end of the campaign, Tony Robbins will match the Group’s net proceeds, dollar for dollar, to ensure that 800,000 meals will be distributed through the network of food banks served by Feeding America.
For more information about the “40 Days of Giving” Campaign or Spodak Dental Group, please visit:
Grove Health Restorative Medical Center opens
The Grove Health has opened in Delray’s Pineapple Grove Arts District.
The Grove Health offers a variety of services to facilitate health, self-improvement and effective pain relief. Choices range from evaluation and treatment by medical professionals to nutritional guidance, yoga and SurfSet fitness classes, and massage and aesthetics consultations.
To learn more about The Grove Health Restorative Medical Center, please contact Michelle Ewart at or call 855-SPINE-89, or visit the website:
Modernizing Medicine hires chief revenue officer
Boca Raton’s Modernizing Medicine, which created the Electronic Medical Assistant, a cloud-based electronic health record system, has named Rick Von Pusch as its Chief Revenue Officer.
He will oversee sales, marketing and business development teams. He has more than 20 years of experience in working with technology companies.
Florida 360 Realty opens in Delray
FLORIDA 360 REALTY has opened a new office in Delray’s Fountain Square complex, 80 NE Fifth Ave.
Founder Thomas Pidgeon opened his first office in Weston in 2009.
The company offers brokerage services to buyers and sellers as well as international concierge services to assist foreign nationals who want to work and live in the states.
Economic Council of Palm Beach County names interim leader
While the Economic Council of Palm Beach County looks for a new president and CEO, Dr. Joseph Arthur Rooney Sr. will fill the position.
He has worked with Marriott Corporation, Chesterfield Hotel and the Palm Beach Kennel Club.
“As the Economic Council enters into a new phase of leadership, Dr. Rooney brings stability and a deep understanding of not only our operations, but also how our great community works,” Economic Council Chair Wendy Sarory Link said in a statement.
MorseLife Health System expands PACE program
MorseLife Health System has launched its second site for Palm Beach PACE, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly at Delray’s Temple Sinai.
PACE is a managed care program for people over the age of 55, who meet certain criteria for nursing home placement, but want to live at home. PACE was established in West Palm Beach in 2013.
The program at Delray also offers transpiration, medical care, adult day care actives and meals five days a week at no cost to enrolled eligible for Medicaid or Medicare or both.
For more information, call 561-868-2999 or visit
Delray conservation nonprofit to team up with universities
Delray Beach-based Institute for Regional Conservation has been subcontracted to work with scientists from the University of Montana and Tufts University to survey endangered species at the Homestead Air Reserve Base in Homestead.
The four species that are the focus of this work are the Strymon acis bartrami (Bartam’s Hairstreak), Anaea troglodyta (Florida Leafwing), Linum carteri (Carter’s Small Flax) and Brickellia mosieri (Florida brickell-bush). These species are all considered federally endangered and occur within pine rockland habitat.  Surveys will be completed throughout 2016.
For more information, visit
32 East starts Sunday Funday
Downtown Delray’s 32 East is offering “Sunday Funday” until Thanksgiving.
The deal features 50 percent off any bottle of wine under $100 and $50 off any wife over $100.
FAU eLearning Center hires Boca marketing agency
Boca Raton-based marketing agency Keenability has been hired by Florida Atlantic University’s eLearning Center.
The university is looking to the agency to help educate the public about its eLearning programs it offers to facility graduation.
Beauty needs in one place, My Salon Suites celebrates two years
Tired of schlepping all over for a manicure, somewhere else for a massage and a third place for a haircut? My Salon Suites in Delray Beach offers a one-stop shop for all types of beauty and health needs.
Located in Pineapple Grove, the building houses 37 suites that offer a variety of beauty and health services.
Delray resident Al Martell owns the building. He bought it two years ago and gutted the entire existing salon suits and built brand new suites with new furniture and a new feel.
“The building itself is a beautiful building,” he said. “It was ripe for a renovation.”
The suites accommodate massage therapists, manicurists, estheticians, hair stylists and other services. The building allows its tenants to make their own hours because it is equipped with a camera security system.
“We have been able to attract some of the top professionals in the area,” he said, adding having all types of services located in one place as the way the salon industry is moving in.
New FAU board of trustees’ appointments
Governor Rick Scott appointed two new members to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees, Malcolm J. Dorman, M.D. and Abdol Moabery. Both Dorman and Moabery will be joining the board until the end of the term in 2021.
FAU student government president Michael Cairo, a junior at FAU who has served on the student government for three years, will also be joining the board with them until May 2017.
Dr. Dorman is a highly praised heart surgeon and is also a part of the FAU College of Medicine advisory board. Moabery has served on the board since 2011, is a part of organizations such as His House Children’s Home and many others, and is a former attendee of FAU.
ivivva opens in Town Center Mall
ivivva has opened its first store in Boca Raton at the Town Center Mall. The store is created by lululemon and inspired by active girls.
The store features athletic clothes appropriate for running, yoga, dance and other activities for girls sizes 6 to 14. ivivva currently has over 80 locations across North America.
Great Give update
The Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit Council and Boca nonprofit, The Spirit of Giving was able to raise $54,360 during the Great Give fundraising event.
The event took place on May 3 and is a county-wide day of giving and fundraising.
Conde Center welcomes new doctor
Dr. Haley Girard has joined The Conde Center For Chiropractic Neurology practice as a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist and Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board.
New at FAU’s Research Park
Certified Inc. has been admitted to the Research Park at FAU Technology Business Incubator. Certified developed a smartphone app called AUGI, which is advanced product tracking and tracing program.
The app allows people to know where food and other purchases come from.