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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.
    July 24, 2017
    Mike Hargrave

    Office with Medical or MOB?

    Office-Meds can often present challenges for healthcare practices such as parking and access, among others. As such, the ratio of Office-Meds to MOBs can be an important stat to monitor market by market
    June 26, 2017
    Mindy Berman

    Healthcare is HOT for Foreign Investors

    By Mindy Berman, Managing Director at JLL - U.S. seniors housing has been a magnet for global capital with $3.4 billion in investments in the last 10 years, most in the last five years. Canada leads the pack with 40% of the total investment activity, followed closely by Asia-Pacific at 35%.
    June 21, 2017
    Hilda Martin

    MOB Cap Rates Compress Across the Board

    Combined with off peak total transaction volume, the numbers seem to reflect what a lot of us are feeling - a very competitive market with more interested buyers than there are opportunities.
    May 11, 2017
    Elisa Freeman

    Scott D. Peters Video Interview on Duke MOB Acquisition

    Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA), the largest owner and operator of medical office buildings in the United States, announces an interview with HTA's Chairman & CEO, Scott Peters, and Brad Thomas of the Intelligent REIT Investor.
    May 9, 2017
    Hilda Martin

    Is MOB Construction Slowing?

    ...Verified started projects were down 18% in 2016 from 2015. 2017, at 18.9 million projected, has the potential to be at the same level or lower than 2016.
    May 9, 2017
    Elisa Freeman

    Revista 2018 Medical Real Estate Investment Forum Details

    Revista is happy to announce that the 2018 Medical Real Estate Investment Forum will take place Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 29-30, 2018 at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay, 1633 N Bayshore Dr., Miami, FL. Participants encouraged Revista to try a nice location during the winter to avoid the busy healthcare conference season - and we listened! Registration is now live at