Topic: Policy/Legislation

April 7, 2020
Mike Hargrave

MOB Pricing – What the Public Markets are Telling Us

A little over a month ago things were business as usual within the world of healthcare real estate. The Revista Medical Real Estate Investment Forum had just wrapped up with healthy growth in attendance and many attendees were speaking of another year ahead of continued growth in transaction volumes.
March 25, 2020
Mike Hargrave

MOB Tenant Retention Rates Set Recent Highs in 4Q19

With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic this will be an important metric to track in 2020 and beyond. Take comfort in the fact that over previous cycles/downturns the rate held up remarkably well, especially when compared to other asset classes.
February 26, 2020
Mike Hargrave

Is MOB Rent Growth Correlated to Occupancy?

Classic economic theories establish a clear relationship between supply and demand for many goods and services. In real estate circles the theory says that as prices rise, demand (or occupancy) should fall.
January 23, 2020
John B. Mugford

Big Welltower MOB Portfolio Purchase Closes Out 2019

As 2019 was winding down, a large MOB portfolio sale closed with just five days left in the year. That sale, perhaps, could be a key toward propelling 2019’s total MOB sales volume to once again top $10 billion for the fifth straight year.
January 22, 2020
Hilda Martin

2019 MOB Starts Trend Toward Large, Multi-Specialty Outpatient Centers

Last year 77 medical office projects started that will be over 100,000 square feet when completed. That's quite an uptick over previous years when we averaged less than 50.
December 17, 2019
Mike Hargrave

Single Property MOB Cap Rates Creeping Up

The MOB Scene December 17, 2019 Mike Hargrave Single Property MOB Cap Rates Creeping Up Topic:Policy/Legislation Overall, MOB cap rates have continued to remain at lower levels compared to just a few years ago. According to Revista’s 3rd Quarter, 2019 Medical Real Estate Transactions Report, the US MOB average cap rate 6.4% which was down slightly from 6.5% in 3Q18.
December 17, 2019
Mike Hargrave

2 Large Speculative Projects Rising in the Baltimore MSA

If you have seen Revista’s metro trends you may have noticed the Baltimore MOB market is one of the tightest in the country. The MOB occupancy rate has averaged between 93.9% and 94.8% since the 2nd quarter of 2018.
November 26, 2019
Jon Carlson

Key Health Care Trends That Will Impact Health Care Real Estate Decisions

On the consumer side, health care costs represent almost 18% of GNP in the U.S. which is far higher than other industrialized nations around the world. The reasons are legion but will not be the focus of this article. To add insult to injury, overall health care outcomes in the U.S. are trending in the wrong direction in comparison to the rest of the world or, at best, just staying somewhat even.
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