Category Archives: healthcare

Construction outlook: More cranes in the sky, but labor shortages and rising costs await, too

by Dan Rafter When Paul Laird looks at the Midwest markets he serves as vice president and Midwest regional manager for United Construction Company, he sees a busy future. Construction crews are busy across the Midwest today, building spec industrial … Continue reading

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Pillar’s Wilkins: Apartment, healthcare markets heating up in Detroit

by Dan Rafter Pent-up demand. That force is fueling the rising sales, leasing and construction activity in both the multifamily and healthcare sectors in Detroit and its surrounding communities, said David Wilkins, managing director of loan originations with Bloomfield Hills, … Continue reading

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Future still bright for healthcare real estate

by Dan Rafter Midwest Real Estate News spoke with Dave Arnold, executive vice president at Irgens, about the strength of the healthcare real estate and medical office building market throughout the Midwest. Arnold, who oversees medical office building development in … Continue reading

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One-stop shopping comes to healthcare

by Dan Rafter One-stop shopping has become a trend in the retail world: Shoppers want to be able to find everything they need in just one stop, a way to ease at least part of the stress of their busy … Continue reading

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Big changes bring big activity to healthcare market

by Dan Rafter When Bob Titzer looks at the healthcare real estate market in Chicago and across the Midwest, he sees plenty of activity. Hospitals are building new medical office buildings in urban areas and suburbs. Developers are expanding existing … Continue reading

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The art of designing patient-friendly hospitals

by Dan Rafter There’s nothing convenient about going to a sprawling hospital campus. It’s hard to find parking. You might struggle to find the entrance to the main hospital. And once you’re in? You often have to wander a maze … Continue reading

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Changing patient demands mean business boost for healthcare developers

by Dan Rafter Here is what patients don’t want today: They don’t want to wait for hours for treatment at a sprawling hospital campus. They don’t want to spend an entire day waiting for X-rays or a diagnosis from a … Continue reading

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