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Medical Mart announces first tenants
GE Healthcare, Cleveland Clinic join $65 million project
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER


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The Medical Mart building under construction in Downtown Cleveland. It’s being build beside the new Cleveland Convention Center. The $65 million project is expected to open next summer.
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Cleveland’s $65 million Medical Mart has its first two tenants. The Cleveland Clinic and GE Healthcare have committed to the project. The medical equipment exhibit hall is being built alongside the new convention center. GE Healthcare CEO Tom Gentile says the company will display its’ entire range of products for treating Alzheimer’s, heart disease and breast cancer.
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GE has production facilities in Cleveland and Cincinnati. The other announced tenant, the Cleveland Clinic, will use the Medical Mart to showcase its medical innovations. Medical Mart officials say they’re negotiating with potential tenants, and expect at least 40 tenants to be in place at next summer’s opening. The Medical Mart is designed to work with Cleveland’s new convention center and attract medical conventions. Similar medical equipment showrooms planned for Nashville, Tennessee and New York City have been scrapped.
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