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.
SABRA Healthcare REIT (NYSE: SBRA) reported in its quarterly earnings that Forest Park Medical Center (FPMC) in Frisco is having trouble paying rent as of June, 2015.
HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP), disclosed with the reporting of second quarter, 2015 earnings that it had purchased a portfolio of 11 on campus medical office buildings from Memorial Hermann Health System.
The interesting things about this deal, however, are the pricing and location of these assets. The total value of the deal was $449M for the 8 properties comprising 437,895 square feet. This works out to $1,025 per square foot which makes it the highest priced publicly announced MOB deal (per SF) this year.
A 51,000 square foot medical office building in Oakdale, California traded hands in late July. The Oakdale Medical Plaza was developed in 2007 by GL Bruno in association with Oak Valley Hospital. The MOB sold for $12 million or $235 per square foot.
The deal is split two-thirds ($600 M) to real estate and one-third to operations. The deal represents the single largest transaction in MPW’s history and will grow their real estate asset base (based on 1Q15 gross real estate assets) by some 19%...
Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE: HTA) recently announced it had closed on over $190 million worth of acquisitions in the second quarter of 2015. The acquisitions were in the REIT’s existing markets of Boston, Charleston, Indianapolis and Raleigh. Based on preliminary 2Q data, HTA is setting the pace for MOB transactions in 2Q...