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US medical clinics fill void in retail property

Operators see new demand for convenient healthcare services; for patients, clinics fill gap

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The clinics, storefronts staffed with doctors to treat common ailments or minor injuries, are filling vacancies left by struggling retailers such as RadioShack Corp (above) and Best Buy Co as they close locations.

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The clinics, storefronts staffed with doctors to treat common ailments or minor injuries, are filling vacancies left by struggling retailers such as RadioShack Corp and Best Buy Co (above) as they close locations.

New York

WITH video stores and retailers closing their doors, retail real estate has had a tough half-decade. The cure? Urgent care clinics.

The clinics, storefronts staffed with doctors to treat common ailments or minor injuries, are filling vacancies left by struggling retailers...