Trends in healthcare have been good for the construction industry

Move from inpatient to outpatient settings has meant billions of dollars in projects

Trends in healthcare that are moving care from inpatient to outpatient settings has been good to the construction industry, according to an article on the Crains New York Business website.

Joe Bolano, vice president of facilities and capital projects at the North Shore-LIJ Health System, said that since 2010, the system has more than doubled its outpatient facilities, to 241 buildings with 2.4 million square feet of space, the article said. 

Fueling other projects is demand for buildings that have been zoned for other purposes. 

An Upper West Side urgent-care clinic run by the Mount Sinai Health System in a building that once housed a McDonald's in just one example.

Read the article.



March 12, 2015

Topic Area: Industry News

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