Hospitals Are Intregrating Retail Development

The new trend in hospital planning and development is to include miniature malls and retail stores.

November 9, 2001, 2:00 PM PST

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

"Most hospitals have long had cafeterias and gift shops, and many have pharmacies. Some have even added a fast-food restaurant or a cafe. But the latest crop of retail offerings is decidedly more elaborate. The trend is likely to continue as hospitals redesign their outdated facilities or build new ones... A case in point is the $100 million, 500,000-square-foot University Pointe project under construction in West Chester, Ohio."

Thanks to Design Architecture

Thursday, November 8, 2001 in Wall St. Journal


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