Aventura Hospital seeks approval for major expansion

After recently opening its expanded emergency room, Aventura Hospital & Medical Center will seek city approval for even bigger growth with new patient beds and a parking garage.

On June 14, the city commission will vote on the proposal by the hospital, which is owned by HCA Corp. (NYSE: HCA). It has requested a larger setback from the street, increased density and less open space in order to accommodate its site plan.

The 407-bed Aventura Hospital & Medical Center is located on the 19.7-acre site…