by Frank Lewis
Plans to build a medical mart in Nashville are proceeding apace. The Tennessean reports:
Nashville's existing convention center could become a 15-story medical trade center buzzing with health-care innovations and brimming with visitors — and steering some business to a new convention hall.
The repurposed building would house a medical mart showcasing more than 600 health-care companies' products and technology. Market Center Management Co., part of Crow Holdings, wants to create the world's first year-round medical trade show and estimated it would create 2,700 jobs and bring in 150,000 visitors a year.
"Anybody who has health care as a customer base, we think they'll want to be here," said David Osborn, a Nashville-based senior adviser to the company.
Well, hell's bells, am I right, MMPI? No wonder you suddenly want to rewrite the deal.