The year 2018 proved to be healthy one for new medical office building (MOB) construction projects, which is certainly music to the ears of professionals involved in the healthcare real estate sector.
The good news comes by way of the third annual Outpatient Healthcare Real Estate (HRE) Development Report released late last week by Revista, a research firm that compiles data for the HRE sector, in conjunction with Healthcare Real Estate Insights (HREI), which provides news and trends in healthcare facility development, financing and investment.
Hospital construction across the US is in the midst of a delivery spike as many projects, both new hospitals and additions, open this year. As of the end of 2018 Philadelphia had the largest under construction hospital pipeline of any metro with 4.4 Million square feet and 14 projects under construction, almost double the square footage of the runner up, Washington DC.
Overall transaction volumes for Medical Office Buildings (MOB) were down in 2018 versus 2017. According to Revista’s Year End 2018 Medical Real Estate Transactions report
SAN FRANCISCO– Every medical office building (MOB) development project comes with some risk.
But for the first time in its history, White Plains, N.Y.-based Seavest Healthcare Properties LLC took on what can be considered a very big risk concerning a city’s entitlement, or land use approval, process in order to repurpose an existing building to medical.
SAN DIEGO– For the fourth straight year, medical office building (MOB) sales in 2018 topped $11 billion, providing another indication that the sector continues to garner strong demand from a wide and ever-growing number of investors and investor types.
2019 is expected to be a big year in terms of hospital project completions and the Sutter CPMC campus on Van Ness and Geary in San Francisco, opening Saturday, March 2nd, is one of the largest deliveries.
Attendees of this year’s Revista Medical Real Estate Investment Forum (MREIF) in San Diego received take home data briefs as a part of their attendance. One such brief profiled several interesting insights regarding transaction activity
Healthcare Real Estate Insights and Revista have partnered to create the healthcare real estate industry's most comprehensive survey of outpatient medical construction activity.
After sitting on the sidelines earlier this year, when its stock price was beaten down a bit and pricing for MOBs was too high for its liking, Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower (NYSE: WELL) has come roaring back with acquisitions and investments totaling billions of dollars.
The mid-term elections of Nov. 6 will give control of the U.S. House of Represents to the Democrats starting in 2019, while the Republicans will continue to control the Senate.
While this divided Congress could result in even more political wrangling than during the past two years, it could end up being a positive for the country's healthcare providers and systems and, subsequently, the healthcare real estate (HRE) sector.