Tag: recession
Healthcare: Medical real estate moving at healthy clip

Healthcare: Medical real estate moving at healthy clip

Posted 06.02.2009 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

Brokers, contractors and landlords are hot on the trail of one of the few bright spots in a languishing commercial real estate market – medical tenants. Not only are doctors and dentists doing deals, but they appear to be somewhat untouched by the flight to frugality seen in other sectors of the office market. “For […]

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Senior Housing: Senior housing suffers as residential real estate continues to slump

Senior Housing: Senior housing suffers as residential real estate continues to slump

Posted 06.02.2009 | Categories: Senior Housing/Assisted Living | No Comments

Demographics may point to a bright future for senior housing, but the economy is taking a toll on independent living facilities as many active seniors have seen falling home values and shrinking 401(k) plans negatively impact their own personal finances, giving them less money to spend on senior housing options. “Independent living is a cruise […]

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Healthcare: Northwestern Memorial Hospital catches building bug

Posted 05.19.2009 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare | 1 Comment

Its coffers bulging despite the recession, Northwestern Memorial Hospital is gearing up for more expansion. Sources tell Crain’s that two major projects are in the works at the sprawling medical campus in Streeterville: a large biomedical research facility for Northwestern University’s medical school and a medical office tower for doctors who practice at the hospital. […]

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Student Housing: Colleges await stimulus to pay for urgent needs

Posted 05.18.2009 | Categories: Student Housing | 1 Comment

Schools hope to replace state funding cuts, avoid tuition hikes By WAYNE WASHINGTON – wwashington@thestate.com Stimulus or no stimulus? For S.C. higher education, which experienced the nation’s steepest state budget cuts this year, that’s a $100 million question. The budget state lawmakers passed last week assumed the use of $348 million in federal stimulus money […]

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Healthcare: Health Care Shows Strong Vital Signs In Sick Economy

Posted 02.01.2009 | Categories: Medical Office/Healthcare | No Comments

The health care industry is hardly recession-proof, but it’s among only a few employment sectors to escape serious financial injury at a time when demand for everything from cars to clothes has plummeted. Health care spending accounted for 17% of U.S. gross domestic product in 2008, according to the National Coalition on Health Care, which […]

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