Cushman & Wakefield’s Healthcare Practice Group and Retail Services are pleased to present the firm’s latest white paper which examines a tipping point in the healthcare services industry that may soon bring full-scale ambulatory care to a mall near you.
The paper outlines shifting trends in healthcare and retail which sets the stage for more traditional healthcare services to be delivered in shopping centers—well beyond the scope of walk-in clinics in drug and department store chains today.
The year 2012 started off with high hopes that the challenges faced by the global economy would be overcome and growth would accelerate. Instead, the difficulties intensified and the expected improvement got pushed back.
Nevertheless, the fundamental drivers continue to point to stronger growth. As solutions to the political-economic challenges are implemented and confidence returns, demand will build and lead to a much healthier economic climate.
Even though 2013 will get off to a slow start, Cushman & Wakefield is optimistic that the stage has been set for a significant turn-up late next year and a strong global rebound in 2014 and beyond. Read our Economic Pulse Forecast 2013 for global and regional analysis.
While opinions are still mixed, Cushman & Wakefield is now more optimistic that a sustained recovery is underway. In all sectors, the days of tenant power will soon be numbered in the prime markets as supply levels erode, but many secondary markets will remain under pressure for some while yet. Even there, however, it will be interesting to see which areas are first to be picked off by either occupiers or investors as prices rise and availability falls in the prime market.