Health Centers Find Opportunity in Brownfields (NY Times)

December 11, 2012 – The community health center rising on a derelict corner here in West Philadelphia never would have broken ground if not for the asbestos inside the building that was demolished to make way for it. Because of the contamination, Spectrum Health Services received a $2 million federal cleanup grant, the first piece of a $14 million construction financing puzzle. When complete, the 36,000-square-foot building will provide a new home for a health center that has been squeezed into a deteriorating strip mall nearby for decades.

Link to Full Article: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/12/realestate/commercial/health-centers-find-opportunity-in-brownfields.html?pagewanted=all

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