Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, many businesses went out of business or struggled to survive. The one area that never waivered in strength was the medical field. Medical buildings were and still are in high demand. With the increase in population in what used to be smaller towns, these buildings are needed now more than ever. Keep reading below for the highlights of this article or click here to visit the original post.
New Medical Buildings in Sparks, Nevada
In Sparks, Nevada the city is growing exponentially and will continue to do so. What happens when the next pandemic hits this area that has more people than medical staff? You have to get prepared in the event that something like this pandemic happens again. Professionals within the city decided to lease and open new medical buildings. Then people no matter where they are within the city have urgent care that they can go to instead of flooding the hospitals over minor issues. This frees up the hospitals and emergency rooms for more urgent cases.
Who is Behind the New Medical Buildings?
Dickson Commercial Group in June added five people to its staff to form a new healthcare services division. They will oversee leasing and property management for nearly 400,000 square feet of medical office space in greater Reno-Sparks. (Source) Other buildings that will be new medical offices include buildings currently being constructed at the Sierra Medical Campus. Pre-leasing activities on the currently being constructed building have been brief due to the proximity of the building to the hospital.
The DCG healthcare services division’s property management portfolio consists of three hospital campuses — Northern Nevada Medical Center, St. Mary’s Center for Health, and Northern Nevada Sierra Medical Center, as well as the Copperfield Medical Building in south Reno. (Source)
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Source: Sabo, Rob. “Medical Office Buildings Remain in High Demand.” Serving Northern Nevada, NNBW, 27 July 2022, https://www.nnbw.com/news/2022/jul/27/medical-office-buildings-remain-high-demand/.