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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.
    March 19, 2017
    Mike Hargrave

    Are Hospital Cap Rates Beginning to Rise?

    During the past few years, investors have become increasingly interested in the $600B+ US hospital real estate sector...
    March 16, 2017
    Mike Hargrave

    2017 US Construction Report is Available

    This report covers Hospital and Medical Office Construction projects that are new, expansions or replacements greater than 7,500 square feet and $5 million in value. It provides detail on the overall pipeline (under construction and late planning), analysis of recent completions in 2016 and expected completions in 2017. Construction starts are trended quarterly and projected out 2 quarters.
    March 10, 2017
    Mike Hargrave

    US Healthcare Real Estate is One Trillion Dollar Sector

    Each year, Revista updates its size and scope of the US Healthcare Real Estate Sector. We maintain a database of all hospital, medical office (MOB) and other healthcare properties located throughout the continental United States.
    February 3, 2017
    Elisa Freeman

    MRE Executives on the Move

    Revista Partner, Physicians Realty Trust and HCP announce leadership changes in their Executive Teams...
    December 18, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    By This Measure There is Not Enough MOB Construction…

    In 2013, there were 271.6 million insured and 1.3B square feet of MOB space in the US..
    November 10, 2016
    Hilda Martin

    REITs Expanding Ownership in MOBs

    We have analyzed recently how private investors are buying substantially more healthcare real estate than they have previously, and how they are taking up a larger percentage of buyer activity. To look at the whole picture, we need to look at how much these groups are selling as well.