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STEPHEN WATSON
Managing Partner

With over two decades of building, innovating, and leading healthcare, marketing, and community projects, Steve brings a breadth of experience that originates from working across numerous industries, innovative start-ups, and mature organizations looking to design better experiences. Steve has owned and operated successful healthcare-related businesses through a laser-focused dedication to innovation and improvement; is active on the speaking circuit and is passionate about health and wellness.

“Without change, there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable.”

– William Pollard

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Healthcare seems like it’s been on the brink of a makeover for many years, if not decades. Yet the pandemic broke down many obstacles that slowed the pace of innovation, patient experiences, and technology in built environments. 

 

Legacy Medical Holdings was formed to re-invent the way we plan, design, and build healthcare environments to completely change the way consumers access and consume healthcare. We create buildings centered around well-being, preventative medicine and technology integration. 

 

Our first project, The Blue Zones Center is being built on the powerful new trends of consumerism, med-tech, and a flip from the old model of treating the sick to a system built around prevention and well-being.  We have re-imagined everything, and now we are building spaces to allow everyone to live longer, happier, and healthier lives. 

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INTRODUCING

THE BLUE ZONES CENTER

Blue Zones and Adventist Health have partnered with RPC's Legacy Hotel & Residences to open the first flagship well-being and medical facility built on the Blue Zones research, standards, and principles, and Adventist Health's 150-year well-being heritage.

 

The Blue Zones Center will be a first-of-its-kind 120,000 square-foot health and well-being center, located in the heart of Miami’s new downtown, Miami Worldcenter.  It marks Adventist Health's and its subsidiary Blue Zones' next chapter in putting their longevity principles into practice via this first flagship center for well-being. 

 

Services will include diagnostic, surgical, medical, spa, fitness, lifestyle medicine, and well-being improvement programming. The estimated $100 million, 10-floor center reflects all the parties' shared vision to make Miami Worldcenter and eventually Miami as a whole, the next Blue Zones community.

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THE WELL-BEING FITNESS AND SPA RECEPTION

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PATIENT MEMBER PREVENTATIVE DIAGNOSTIC TESTING RESULTS ROOM

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TECHNOLOGY ENABLED EXAM/TREATMENT ROOMS

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LEGACY HOTEL & RESIDENCES
GROUND BREAKING

August 2021

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BRINGING THE BEST TOGETHER

BLUE LEGACY VENTURES, LLC PARTNERS

The Blue Zones Center is becoming a reality through the establishment of a Joint Venture company, Blue Legacy Ventures, LLC.  This incredible partnership is merging the best practices of hospitality and healthcare by leveraging RPC's expertise in developing visionary properties with Adventist Health's expertise in lifestyle medicine and Blue Zones' experience in improving well-being by design.

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ROYAL PALMS COMPANIES

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BLUE ZONES

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IN THE MEDIA

Our executive team is regularly featured internationally on broadcast new including MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, Squawk Box and CNBC. Featured as a pioneer and success story for more than 30 years of development, the company is one to watch and its team has been recognized as leaders in the real estate both individually and collectively.

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WSFL

Inside South Florida: Covid-Conscious Real Estate Technologies

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Fox Business News

Daniel Kodsi, CEO Legacy Miami Worldcenter

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THE NEXT MIAMI.  Blue Zones Health Center Signs 10-Story Lease at Miami Worldcenter

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PROFILEmiami.  America's First 'Covid-conscious' Tower Breaks Ground in Downtown Miami

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MIAMI HERALD.  Miami Herald: Miami Slated for Holistic 'Blue Zone Center' Well-being Hub