Downturns in other industries (remember video stores?) have proven to be golden opportunities for urgent care, as landlords eager to find solid customers have come to appreciate the industry’s stability. Now it appears that 10% of retail space may be up for grabs in the next few years, according to data from CoStar Group, thanks to the ever-growing popularity of online retailers. A fondness for take-out food is also hurting middle-of-the-road restaurants. Healthcare is practically immune to downturns, however. And urgent care continues to be on an upward trajectory. Now is the time to scout out potential new locations in high-traffic areas, assess where patients’ needs may be greatest, and conduct your due diligence to find out how much it would cost to open a new location.
‘Space for Lease’ Could be a Good Sign for Urgent Care