Property owned by University of Illinois sits empty while school leases space elsewhere

March 22, 2010
Urbana campus spends $4 million a year renting space
FromThe News-Gazette: In Urbana, Ill., A string of commercial spaces on the first floor of a University of Illinois parking deck sit empty, almost six years after the $26 million garage was built. Meanwhile, three blocks away, a university unit is paying more than $250,000 a year to rent offices in a privately owned building. The university's Urbana campus spends nearly $4 million annually renting space for units ranging from accounting to purchasing.

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