Topic: Industry News

September 24, 2018
John B. Mugford

REITS, including DOC, are disposing of assets so far in 2018

The country’s largest, publicly traded REITs have long been the MOB sector’s steadiest, most prolific buyers of MOBs. Even the REITs, however, need to cull their portfolios at times, disposing of assets for a variety of reasons that can include exiting a certain market where they do not have a big of presence to provide economies of scale and selling assets that are not “core” to their strategy.
August 23, 2018
Hilda Martin

Revista Releases Mid Year Transactions Report

The Mid-Year Revista transactions report has been released and is available to subscribers. Check out some of the highlights!
July 26, 2018
John B. Mugford

An HRE firm finding opportunity, growth in forming partnerships with capital sources

According to numerous professionals involved in healthcare real estate (HRE), large capital sources, including foreign investors, have a record amount of “dry powder” they are anxiously looking to invest in medical office buildings (MOBs). All of this interest presents opportunities for experienced, well-known HRE development, management and investment firms that perhaps do not have unlimited funds to acquire properties. Such firms can tap into all of that available capital by forming joint venture (JV) partnerships with large investors to acquire and/or develop MOBs and, perhaps, other types of healthcare properties.
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 15, 2018
Hilda Martin

NYU Langone Opens Kimmel Pavilion June 24th

One of the largest projects in the Revista database is about to open on June 24th after more than a decade of careful planning and execution.
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.
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