Area developers expect medical expansion to spur business growth

Thursday, October 17, 2019

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Essentia Health officials call the system’s $800 million Vision Northland expansion project, which formally got underway in September, Duluth’s largest-ever private investment. Coupled with medical neighbor St. Luke’s nearly $250 million phased campus redevelopment, which has also started, a more than $1 billion investment in health care facilities will transform Duluth’s eastern edge of downtown and the hillside into what is envisioned to be a flourishing, robust medical district.

This giant construction endeavor – set to be completed by the end of 2022 for Essentia and over the next five to seven years for St. Luke’s – has several area business developers feeling bullish about how this expansion will spur other development.

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