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    The MOB Scene

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

  • 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.
    September 25, 2017
    Mike Hargrave

    Are Healthcare REITs Increasing Their Construction Pipelines?

    n 2013, the Healthcare REITs within the 2016 top owners report had funded roughly $0.5B worth of construction projects that were considered “in progress” at 12/31/2016. That $0.5B represented just 0.7% of their total gross real estate assets.
  • August 24, 2017
    Mindy Berman

    MOB Sales Continue at Furious Pace in 2017

    Record MOB sales in the first half of nearly $5.5 billion rivaled total volume in 2012 through 2014. The major reason was HTA’s $2.2 billion acquisition of the Duke Realty healthcare portfolio in June, leaving the balance of first half acquisitions at $3.2 billion, consistent with first half volume in 2015 and 2016 – years with record overall sales.
    August 23, 2017
    John B. Mugford

    Highly selective Healthcare Realty Trust finds an MOB acquisition to its liking

    When Nashville-based Healthcare Realty Trust (NYSE: HR) announced second quarter (Q2) earnings on Aug. 2, there was no hint that it had a major medical office building (MOB) portfolio acquisition in the works. In fact, President and CEO Todd Meredith seemed to suggest that the MOB space could be risky for imprudent investors.
  • August 22, 2017
    Elisa Freeman

    Medical Real Estate Debt: From Construction to Permanent Across Asset Classes

    Join us for one of our newly announced bonus sessions that will take place on January 29 before the conference officially kicks off! Panelists will discuss stable, value add and construction on MOBs and other Medical Properties.
    August 22, 2017
    Mike Hargrave

    Revista Releases first ever Medical Real Estate Metro Rankings Report

    Revista has posted the Mid -2017 Top 50 Metro Rankings Report for Medical Real Estate to its subscriber portal.