Gov. Visits Orangetheory Fitness Boca HQ

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Staff report

Orangetheory Fitness showed off its new Boca Raton digs during a recent visit by Gov. Rick Scott.

The company relocated from Fort Lauderdale last year and president David Carney said the company is happy with the decision to move to Boca.

“We like our new headquarters building,” he said. “We are very happy we chose Boca Raton as our home. We are proud to be a rapidly growing company that provides jobs.”

Billed as one of the best workouts in the country, the company was founded in late 2010. The first studio opened in Fort Lauderdale in 2011.

Now, the company has more than 750 locations worldwide including locations in Japan and Israel. The fitness company boasts more than 500,000 members.

The company has grown its headquarter-based employees from 35 to 80 to now 130 in the Boca office.

Gov. Scott lauded the company for its successes including never losing a franchisee.

“It’s very rare to have a business grow like this,” Gov. Scott said. “It’s always impressive to see a business like this.”

Gov. Scott focused on the jobs the company provides, especially the local jobs. He was joined by Senate President Joe Negron, who is an Orangetheory member, and Boca council members.

“I hope you continue to add jobs in the state,” Gov. Scott said.