• - Revista Blog -

    The MOB Scene

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

  • October 24, 2019
    John B. Mugford

    Kaiser Still King of Medical Real Estate Ownership; UnitedHealth Group is on the Rise

    It doesn’t look as if anyone is going to dethrone Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente as the country’s largest owner of medical real estate anytime soon. For the sixth consecutive year, Kaiser, a health insurer and provider with 8.6 million members in nine states, sat atop the annual “2018 Top 50 Owners of Medical Real Estate” report compiled by Revista, which gathers and provides a wide variety of healthcare real estate (HRE) data, statistics and reports for its subscribing members.
    October 24, 2019
    Mike Hargrave

    Revista Updates the Size and Scope of the Healthcare Real Estate Sector

    Taken together, the Hospital and MOB sector is valued at $1 Trillion
  • October 23, 2019
    Hilda Martin

    High Demand Specialties – Orthopedics

    There are currently about 600 medical office projects under way across the country. More than 15 percent of those projects include orthopedics. Why do so many projects include this specialty?
    September 26, 2019
    Elisa Freeman

    Errath & Haslam Named 2020 MREIF Co-Chairs

    Revista is thrilled to announce that Andrew Haslam, Chief Asset Officer for Providence St. Joseph’s Health System and Tom Errath, Director for Harrison Street Real Estate Capital will co-chair the 2020 Revista Medical Real Estate Investment Forum.
  • September 26, 2019
    John B. Mugford

    Healthcare Realty Trust is Finding MOB Acquisition Opportunities to its Liking

    The country’s healthcare-focused REITs have always been, and are likely to continue to be, an important investor group in the medical office building (MOB) acquisitions sector.
    September 26, 2019
    Hilda Martin

    2019 Continues with Flurry of Hospital Deliveries

    While MOB transaction activity might have cooled somewhat and MOB construction remains steady, deliveries of hospital projects have been on a spike. Based on projects that have either opened or are scheduled to open by the end of the year, we will be adding roughly 35 million square feet to inventory in 2019.
    August 28, 2019
    John B. Mugford

    MOB Q2 Sales Drop 29 Percent From a Year Ago…But Sales Still Have a Chance to Top $10 Billion in 2019

    There’s plenty of talk in the medical office building (MOB) sales sector that even though demand remains as high as ever for the product type, the volume has been quiet so far in 2019. Second quarter (Q2) and year-to-date MOB sales statistics compiled by healthcare real estate (HRE) data firm Revista, which provides a variety of HRE data to subscribers, confirm this notion.
    February 26, 2018
    John B. Mugford

    Big Reverse Monetization Kicks Off 2018

    Prior to the start of 2018, several members of the Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) of Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ predicted that the sector would see some transactions in which health systems would buy medical office buildings (MOBs) that they are leasing from third-party owners.
    February 23, 2018
    Hilda Martin

    What Was Revista’s Most Active Metro in 2017?

    Continuing focus on high medical office sales activity might lead one to wonder where all this activity is occurring. In 2017, more than 25% of sales volume was represented in only 5 metro areas. Who's leading the pack?
    February 20, 2018
    Elisa Freeman

    Revista Welcomes Three New Advisory Board Members

    Revista is pleased to announce the addition of three new executives, Randal Brand, Dan Eppley and Andrew Haslam, to its distinguished Advisory Board. Randal Brand has for the past nine years been the Director of Facilities and Support Services for Seattle, Wash.-based The Polyclinic, an independently owned physician multi-specialty medical group with over 240 physicians and providers in 500,000 square foot of space in 12 locations. One of Mr. Brand’s major milestones was project management for the aggressive 18-month development of The Polyclinic’s flagship $55 million, 205,000 square foot location at Madison Center. Dan Eppley, a Senior Vice President at Capital One Healthcare, joins his Capital One colleague Erik Tellefson on the Revista Advisory Board. Mr. Eppley is a tenured healthcare finance and real estate professional with more than 20 years of experience. He joined GE Healthcare Financial Services in 2006 and held various leadership positions with its real estate group until Capital One acquired the business in 2015. Mr. Eppley currently leads the underwriting of real estate transactions for medical office, seniors housing and skilled nursing. Andrew Haslam, Chief Asset Officer, Real Estate and Construction, Providence St. Joseph Health, also has joined the Revista Advisory Board. He has experience in various healthcare settings, including critical access hospitals, corporate services, health insurance and real estate. Mr. Haslam currently has oversight of more than five regions of real estate professionals, and the Providence Health & Services portfolio of over 22 million square feet, 3,000 leases and more than 900 buildings with annual lease responsibilities of nearly $200 million. Revista relies on the industry knowledge and experience of each of its advisory board members to help drive the growth and future products it will provide to the medical real estate industry.
    February 15, 2018
    Elisa Freeman

    Revista 2018 MREIF Attendance Grows More than 60% this Year!

    Revista is pleased to announce that attendance at its 2018 Medical Real Estate Investment Forum (MREIF) was up more than 60% from last year’s event. More than 320 industry executives were in attendance at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay in Miami January 28-30.
    January 29, 2018
    Mike Hargrave

    From the 2018 Revista Medical Real Estate Investment Forum – Medical Office Sector Becoming Core

    Transaction volumes have been steadily rising for the past few years. Revista began tracking property transactions in 2014 and volumes in that year were $8.9B for MOBs
    January 18, 2018
    Mike Hargrave

    2017 Development Survey Now Open Through February 9th!

    The Revista/Healthcare Real Estate Insights 2017 Outpatient Development Survey is Now Open - click to participate! Healthcare Real Estate Insights and Revista have partnered to create the healthcare real estate industry's most comprehensive survey of outpatient medical construction activity.