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    The MOB Scene

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

  • November 26, 2019
    Hilda Martin

    For Community Based Building & Services, Flexibility is Key

    So much of the conversation in the industry right now is about placing medical services out into the community to be more convenient and cost effective for patients. But what is that community going to look like in 10 years? 20 years? Flexibility becomes the name of the game.
    November 25, 2019
    Mike Hargrave

    Metro Focus – Jacksonville, FL

    Let’s take a look at the Jacksonville market. At 7.7 million square feet (MSF), Jacksonville’s MOB market is the 36th largest market in the US based on total SF.
  • November 25, 2019
    John B. Mugford

    Q3 MOB Sales Were $2.2 Billion; 2019 Total Should Top $10 Billion Once Again

    After a slow start to the year, medical office building (MOB) sales have picked up in the second and third quarters (Q2 and Q3), providing a very strong possibility that the final 2019 volume will top $10 billion for the fifth straight year.
    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.
    September 15, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    Medical Real Estate Construction Pipeline is Growing

    The report shows the construction pipeline is growing. The total US medical real estate construction pipeline now stands at $102.1 B which is up 5.1% from the year end 2015 figure of $97.1 B.
    September 13, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    St. Joseph’s Mission MOBs Trade (Again)

    Orange County Medical Office Buildings have been a prized possession of real estate investors for several years. In fact, over the past several years, investors have acquired over $1.5 Billion of MOBs in Orange County.
    August 17, 2016
    Hilda Martin

    Market of Interest: Seattle

    Seattle is nowhere near the top in terms of penetration, but their sales stats over the last year trumps all in terms of total volume AND square feet sold as a percent of inventory. To top it off, these sales averaged out to the highest price per square foot in the top twenty markets...
    August 3, 2016
    Hilda Martin

    Small Towns Breaking Ground on Big Medical Projects

    Three 300-million-dollar hospital projects have broken ground in the last two months – and they’re outside the top 100 metros. These projects are large in scale and bring in national firms to design and manage construction.
    May 26, 2016
    Hilda Martin

    3 Hot Construction Markets

    We often show in our reports and presentations the metros that have the most MOB construction activity. Frequently this ends up being the usual suspects - New York, Chicago, Los Angeles etc. and this is simply because these are the largest overall markets so they will tend to have more space being built. To broaden the spectrum, let’s take a look at metros that are the most active in comparison to their existing inventory.
    April 21, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    JLL Income Property Trust Acquires San Juan Medical Center

    The property is leased to a high quality tenant roster that includes MemorialCare Medical Foundation (MMF) and Fresenius Dialysis. The purchase price was approximately $27 million or $671 per square foot..