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    The MOB Scene

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

  • 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.
    June 12, 2018
    Mike Hargrave

    DuPage Medical Group Sells Several Trophy MOBs to Harrison Street

    DuPage Medical Group (DMG), of Downers Grove, Illinois (www.dupagemedicalgroup.com) has recently sold a group of trophy MOBs to Harrison Street Realty Capital (HSRE).
  • May 24, 2018
    Elisa Freeman

    JLL Releases a Major Healthcare Real Estate Outlook Report Today

    JLL released their 2018 U.S. Healthcare Real Estate Outlook today covering the hottest trends happening in the medical real estate industry currently, plus a look forward at what is coming for the rest of the year. The document includes many charts and graphs with data and information from Revista and other sources throughout.
    May 24, 2018
    John B. Mugford

    MOBs are the Key to Successful Ambulatory Networks

    As the country’s health systems look to grow their ambulatory networks – which one well-known healthcare consulting firm says they must do in order to survive in today’s environment – the main property that can help them do so remains the tried-and-true medical office building (MOB).
  • 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.