Tag Archives: Big Box

The doctor is in…the mall?

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As consumerization pushes health systems closer and closer to their patients, we’re seeing healthcare emerge as an opportune tenant for retail landlords with big box vacancies.

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JLL’s healthcare experts: Greg Gerber, Sarah Cogswell, Sylvia A. van Loveren and Scott Merz

“There’s been a big push by retail landlords to try and attract medical tenants to diversify their portfolios, many of which have been struggling to adapt to the changing nature of retail,” JLL Senior Vice President Sarah Cogswell said at a recent RE Journals’ event.

The challenge is catering to the specifics of healthcare tenants. Landlords are used to retailers that have their specs down to a science, a repeatable façade and the ability to take over a building and make it their own.… Read More

VIDEO: Chicago industrial market shows signs of continued recovery in Q3

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The Chicago industrial market showed signs of continued recovery in Q3 with more than 3.4 million square feet of total net absorption in July, August and September.

Watch the 90-second video above for a quick update on what’s been happening in the marketplace and click on the links below for additional recent reports:

  • Q3 2013 industrial activity in the U.S. and individual metro areas
  • Big Box Outlook – Fall 2013
  • Industrial research home page
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