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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.
    April 21, 2015
    Mike Hargrave

    The Revista Pipeline: Medical Office Construction Projects

    Bethlehem Township commissioners recently approved plans submitted by St. Lukes to build a 2nd medical office building (MOB) on their Anderson Campus in Easton, PA
    April 21, 2015
    Mike Hargrave

    Is Private Equity Becoming More Competitive?

    Coming out of the great recession, Health Care REITs have generally enjoyed a cost of capital advantage over other forms of capital. This has played out in the Revista transaction stats as REITS purchased over $5 Billion of medical office buildings in 2014.
    April 20, 2015
    Mike Hargrave

    More Hospital Centric Real Estate “On Campus” Inside the Top 50 Metros

    Overall, there are 26,545 medical properties in the top 50 metro areas. Of this, we count 1,895 hospitals, 15,116 medical office buildings
    March 13, 2015
    Mike Hargrave

    REIT MOB Portfolio Valuations Rise in 2014

    Overall, healthcare REITs had total returns of over 33% in 2014 and had an equity market cap approaching $100 Billion by the end of the year
    February 26, 2015
    Mike Hargrave

    North Shore LIJ and Waterstone Development Group Team to Buy Manhasset, NY MOB

    North Shore LIJ Health System of Great Neck, NY teamed up with Waterstone Development Group to purchase 600 Community Drive in Manhasset, NY