Topic: Real Estate Financing/Capital Markets

July 25, 2018
Hilda Martin

Shrinking Bed Counts – How Hospitals are Evolving

In general, health systems are choosing to build hospitals with lower bed counts. Technology, demand and reimbursement changes are all pressures that shift the focus to patient experience, advancing technology, and wellness and preventative medicine. This translates into more outpatient services, private rooms and fewer beds.
July 25, 2018
Mike Hargrave

Medical Office Transaction Volume Showing Signs of Moderating

Following a record year for transactions when $16.6B worth of MOBs traded hands, overall volume is showing signs of moderating through the first 2 quarters of 2018.
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 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 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%.
March 20, 2018
Mike Hargrave

Medical Real Estate Sector Posts Record Volume in 2017

Revista has posted its 2017 Year End Transactions Reports for subscribers to its data service. By most accounts, 2017 was a record year for the sector in terms of transaction volume. Overall $21.8B worth of hospital and medical office real estate traded hands in 2017.
February 23, 2018
Hilda Martin

What Was Revista’s Most Active Metro in 2017?

Continuing focus on high medical office sales activity might lead one to wonder where all this activity is occurring. In 2017, more than 25% of sales volume was represented in only 5 metro areas. Who's leading the pack?
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