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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.
    April 21, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    UBS Acquires Saddleback Valley MOB from Lillibridge/Ventas

    UBS Real Estate, along with Greelaw Partners of Irvine CA recently acquired the Saddleback Valley Medical Csaddlebackenter (MOB) from Lillibridge/Ventas.
    April 21, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    Healthcare Trust of America Announces 1Q16 Acquisitions

    Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE: HTA) recently announced 1Q16 total investment activity of $163 million and an additional $210 million of investments..
    March 15, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    The Buyer Composition has Changed

    Recent years has seen the healthcare real estate transaction world more or less controlled by real estate investment trusts (REITS). Healthcare REITs have enjoyed a long run of comparatively low priced capital with ready access to various forms of debt financing.
    February 29, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    FREE WEBINAR: THE OUTLOOK FOR THE MEDICAL REAL ESTATE SECTOR

    2015 was a banner year for medical real estate. Transactions were at an all-time high, construction and development grew and fundamentals are near cyclical highs. We invite healthcare executives to join us for this informative, data-driven webcast in which Revista will provide an overview...
    February 29, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    Medical Real Estate Construction Pipeline at $97.1 Billion – 10 Insights from Revista’s US Construction Report

    Overall, Revista reports the total construction pipeline at $97.1 Billion at year end 2015; this is up 12% from $86.7B during the first half of 2015.
    February 3, 2016
    Mike Hargrave

    No slowdown in the healthcare real estate transaction world…

    January has been a tough month for investors. We are coming off the increase in the fed funds rate in several years; the S&P 500 was down some 6%+ in January, the price of oil continues to plummet and concerns are abound in investment circles...