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    The MOB Scene

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

  • May 22, 2018
    Mike Hargrave

    The Emerging Public-Private Valuation Gap

    As the start of higher interest rates have entered into 2018 economic data, Medical Office REIT share prices have pulled back implying their portfolio values have also fallen...
    April 25, 2018
    John B. Mugford

    Three Big Portfolios to Meet Big Investor Appetites

    The bread-and-butter medical office building (MOB) deal continues to entail the sale of a single building for a price of less $20 million, often quite a bit less. Such deals, of course, do not typically satisfy the appetites of the sector’s largest investors, including private equity funds, the larger publicly traded REITs, and institutions, as well as foreign capital. Such investors prefer deals that provide immediate scale instead of having to accumulate a portfolio by making smaller, one-building acquisitions.
  • April 24, 2018
    Hilda Martin

    Metro Highlight – Houston

    Houston is the number one metro in terms of square feet of hospital space under construction. As of the end of 2017, Houston had roughly 4.2 million square feet of hospital space under way – about a million square feet ahead of the runner up, New York.
    April 24, 2018
    Mike Hargrave

    2017 Transaction Data/Reports by Investor Type

    These new reports detail transaction activity for 3 types of investors – Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Hospitals and Health Systems and Private Investors. Each of the 3 reports provides detail on volume trends, pricing, share data, as well as data for the most active investors and metro areas.
  • March 27, 2018
    Mindy Berman

    Who Were the Hot Buyers of Medical Office in 2017?

    2017 witnessed record MOB sales and outsized portfolio sales, but a notable shift occurred in the hot money – a theme that dominates the landscape in early 2018.
    March 20, 2018
    Mike Hargrave

    Here are the top 5 MOB Trophy Markets

    Here are the top 5 markets. The most active market during this time has been LA/Orange County which has seen $2.9B worth of MOB transaction volumes. LA/Orange also has the lowest cap rate/yield at 5.7%.