Health Matters: Benefits of Converting Retail Spaces into Clinics

Dennis Vonasek, AIA, CID

10.27.14

Introduction

Big box retail spaces may seem an unlikely location for healthcare services, but with the rise of empty megastores in the wake of the Great Recession and retail closures, many healthcare organizations are finding cost-effective solutions to their facility needs by converting these former stores into clinics. The trend ties in with an industry-wide shift from centralized to decentralized car