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    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.
    January 18, 2018
    Elisa Freeman

    Who’s Coming to the 2018 Revista MREIF?

    • Adrenaline • Adventist Health Physician's Network • AEI Capital • Altus Group • Amtrust Title • Anchor Health Properties • Anne Arundel Medical Center • ARCH Design, Artwork and Framing Inc. • Array Architects • Aurum Property Partners • Avison Young • AW Property Co • Baptist Health South Florida • Baylor Scott & White Health • BBL Medical Facilities • Bentall Kennedy • Bloomberg Intelligence
    January 8, 2018
    Hilda Martin

    Construction Slowing – Outpatient Deliveries Down 15% from 2016

    2017 will have broken many records in terms of sales transaction activity in healthcare real estate, but it won’t in terms of new construction. Revista data is showing 3 consecutive years with a decrease in starts which is now also affecting total deliveries. Only 16.3M square feet was delivered in 2017, 15% less than the previous year's total of 19.3M.
    December 21, 2017
    John B. Mugford

    Top HRE professionals foresee good prospects in 2018

    While there is some concern and uncertainty about what the next year holds for the country’s healthcare system, some of the top professionals involved in healthcare real estate are quite bullish about their business prospects for 2018.
    December 19, 2017
    Mike Hargrave

    The Surgery Center Premium for MOBs

    The table below shows the median price per square foot (PPSF) for medical office buildings (MOBs) that have a surgery center and do not have a surgery center and the resulting premium.
    December 5, 2017
    Alan Whitson

    In Southern California, Physician Visits Growing 217% Faster Than the Population

    Doctor visits will increase 217.6% faster than the population in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and San Diego Counties. That’s according to an analysis prepared for the California Hospital, Outpatient Facilities & Medical Office Building Summit in Downtown Los Angeles on December 13.
    December 4, 2017
    Mike Hargrave

    63 New or Replacement Hospitals Start Construction in 2017

    Quick internet searches would tell you that the hospital sector is closing or shrinking due to growth in the outpatient sector. Revista data, however, paints a different picture of the hospital sector.