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    The MOB Scene

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

  • October 25, 2017
    John B. Mugford

    2017: The Year of the MOB Portfolio Deal?

    Well, the time certainly seems right to sell in 2017, as capitalization (cap) rates – the estimated first-year return on an investment – have reached all-time lows. Many high-quality portfolios and single MOBs with credit-rated tenants are trading at cap rates of 6 percent and below, some right around or even under 5 percent.
    October 25, 2017
    Elisa Freeman

    Featured MREIF 2018 Session: “Rise of the Ambulatory Strategy – Transitioning Inpatient Census to Outpatient Volumes”

    What are the drivers of change in the medical real estate market and how will the delivery of care shift to better meet the needs of patients? Plus, patient experience is a hot and challenging topic right now - and one where facility design and operations plays an important role. How do health systems and other healthcare industry experts evaluate the market – and patients – to develop their emerging delivery strategies? Should providers focus on medical office buildings (including multi-specialty MOBs); freestanding emergency departments; urgent care facilities; surgery centers; mixed-use healthcare, office and retail facilities; or physician-owned group practice clinics, among others?
  • October 25, 2017
    Hilda Martin

    Investor Interest Varies Greatly By Metro

    ...although roughly 25% of inventory is investor owned nationally, the stats vary widely by metro. Some areas are predominantly owned by healthcare providers while other areas have a significant portion, sometimes majority, of the real estate owned by a third party - whether that be a REIT, institutional fund or private investor.
    September 28, 2017
    Mike Hargrave

    Rendina Offers up a National Medical Office Portfolio for Sale

    The portfolio includes several class A assets such as the Harker Heights Medical Pavilion which is 100% leased and on the campus of Seton Medical Center Harker Heights.
  • September 28, 2017
    Mindy Berman

    Look at the Hot Medical Office Money!

    The Big Three healthcare REITs – HCP, Welltower and Ventas –remained disciplined with acquisitions while non-listed REIT fundraising has limited their supply of new investment capital.
    September 25, 2017
    John B. Mugford

    Large MOB Portfolio Sales Often Fly Under the Radar

    In the medical office building (MOB) space, large portfolio sales involving publicly traded companies usually grab most of the headlines. Recent blockbuster deals include Physicians Realty Trust’s (NYSE: DOC) $700 million acquisition of more than 50 MOBs from Catholic Health Initiatives in 2016 and Healthcare Trust of America’s (NYSE: HTA) $2.25 billion purchase of more than 70 medical office properties from Duke Realty Corp. (NYSE: DRE) in recent months.