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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.
    September 24, 2015
    Mike Hargrave

    Hospital Real Estate Transaction Volume has Picked Up

    For the first time since Revista began tracking medical real estate transaction volume in 2014, hospital real estate transaction volume is outpacing Medical Real Estate Transaction Volume.
    September 24, 2015
    Mike Hargrave

    Recent Medical Real Estate Transactions

    The Carlyle Group recently purchased the Corinthian Medical Offices from ProMed Properties for $48 million or $593 per SF.
    August 31, 2015
    Mike Hargrave

    Over 16 Million Square Feet of MOB Space Scheduled to Complete in 2015

    there are over 16 million square feet (SF) of MOB space scheduled to complete in 2015. This comprises over 280 MOB properties and over $6.6 Billion of construction value...
    August 30, 2015
    Mike Hargrave

    Hospital Real Estate Yields Compress Through the First Half of 2015

    The hospital yield reported in the mid-year transactions report include real estate trades of general acute care hospitals, acute rehabilitation hospitals and long term acute care hospitals...
    August 14, 2015
    Hilda Martin

    A Quick Analysis of Major vs. Minor Markets

    I’ve received a number of questions about MOB construction activity in tertiary markets and am curious about this area myself! Most of the information that circulates is about major metro areas – but what about the rest of the country?