Statement as issued Tuesday:
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (June 26, 2012) — Ophthalmology Consultants of Fort Wayne, P.C. has announced plans to build a new physicians’ office on the Dupont Hospital campus. This new facility will occupy approximately 10,000 square feet and will be located at 10310 East Dupont Circle Drive. Its current location at 2512 East Dupont Road, Suite #130 will relocate to the new site upon its completion. This relocation and expansion will add five new full-time employees to its existing staff of seven.
Ophthalmology Consultants of Fort Wayne is the area’s only A.A.A.H.C. accredited facility. The practice specializes in general ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and routine eyecare. They also offer LASIK and the latest in diagnostics, eyewear, and contact lenses.
“This new facility will give us the opportunity to expand our outreach and continued ability to meet the eye health needs of all age groups including the aging baby boomers,” stated Douglas Miller, administrator at Ophthalmology Consultants of Fort Wayne”
Ophthalmology Consultants plans to invest $2 million in its new facility. The Fort Wayne City Council will consider phasing in real property taxes associated with the project on July 10 and will make their final decision on July 24. Ophthalmology Consultants could save approximately $301,178 while still paying over $307,262 in local property tax over ten years.
“Fort Wayne businesses are prospering and we are seeing steady job growth. In fact, recent statistics show that unemployment is at its lowest since 2008,” Mayor Tom Henry said. “It’s exciting to see
Ophthalmology Consultants grow within our City by expanding their business, adding jobs, and constructing a new Dupont office.”
Ophthalmology Consultants of Fort Wayne, P.C.
Ophthalmology Consultants’ has two convenient locations. The main office is in southwest Fort Wayne, Indiana, at the corner of Jefferson Road and Engle Road. The second location is in northeast Fort Wayne just off I-69, on Dupont Road on the campus of the Dupont Hospital. They offer state-of-the-art facilities include doctors’ offices, a surgery center and an eyewear showroom. For more information on Ophthalmology Consultants of Fort Wayne, visit www.ophc.com.
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Economic Development Alliance began in 2000 and is the lead organization for economic development activities throughout the county. We are a non-for-profit organization supported by Allen County, the City of Fort Wayne, the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, the Fort Wayne- Allen County Airport Authority, and various others. The Alliance’s goal is to increase the base employment