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    The MOB Scene

    Articles and blogs on medical real estate, as well as insights into Revista data

  • May 17, 2019
    Hilda Martin

    Metro Highlight – Charlotte

    Although 22nd in rank for population, Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. Over the past 10 years the population has grown almost 60%! In 2010 the population rank was only 33… Affordable housing and lower cost of living paired with rapid economic growth and a hot job market has generated a population magnet.
    April 25, 2019
    John B. Mugford

    MOB Square Footage, Total Value Rose in 2018 Annual Revista/HREI Development Report Reveals Top Developers of the Year

    The year 2018 proved to be healthy one for new medical office building (MOB) construction projects, which is certainly music to the ears of professionals involved in the healthcare real estate sector. The good news comes by way of the third annual Outpatient Healthcare Real Estate (HRE) Development Report released late last week by Revista, a research firm that compiles data for the HRE sector, in conjunction with Healthcare Real Estate Insights (HREI), which provides news and trends in healthcare facility development, financing and investment.
  • April 25, 2019
    Hilda Martin

    Hospital Construction Booming in Philadelphia

    Hospital construction across the US is in the midst of a delivery spike as many projects, both new hospitals and additions, open this year. As of the end of 2018 Philadelphia had the largest under construction hospital pipeline of any metro with 4.4 Million square feet and 14 projects under construction, almost double the square footage of the runner up, Washington DC.
    March 28, 2019
    Mike Hargrave

    The Hottest Metros in 2018

    Overall transaction volumes for Medical Office Buildings (MOB) were down in 2018 versus 2017. According to Revista’s Year End 2018 Medical Real Estate Transactions report
  • March 28, 2019
    John B. Mugford

    A Value-add, Repurposing MOB Project with Plenty of Entitlement Risk Looks to be Paying off for Longtime Sector Investor Seavest

    SAN FRANCISCO– Every medical office building (MOB) development project comes with some risk. But for the first time in its history, White Plains, N.Y.-based Seavest Healthcare Properties LLC took on what can be considered a very big risk concerning a city’s entitlement, or land use approval, process in order to repurpose an existing building to medical.
    February 28, 2019
    Mindy Berman

    2018 Medical Office Sales Remain at High Level Total – Medical Office Investment Sales

    Medical office sales in 2018 remained vibrant as cyclical real estate investment trends drove investor interest to stable income-producing properties such as healthcare with strong and long-dated tenancy. 2018 activity reinforced the acceptance of medical office coming out of the shadows of alternative investments.