Is the speculative MOB market overheating once again? Data from Annapolis, Md.-based research firm Revista indicates that it could be, as the amount of speculative MOB space, or space not affiliated with health systems, has reached a four-year high point when compared to health system-affiliated space.
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.
Revista has posted the Mid -2017 Top 50 Metro Rankings Report for Medical Real Estate to its subscriber portal.
Office-Meds can often present challenges for healthcare practices such as parking and access, among others. As such, the ratio of Office-Meds to MOBs can be an important stat to monitor market by market
In 2013, there were 271.6 million insured and 1.3B square feet of MOB space in the US..
Recent years has seen the healthcare real estate transaction world more or less controlled by real estate investment trusts (REITS). Healthcare REITs have enjoyed a long run of comparatively low priced capital with ready access to various forms of debt financing.
Overall, Revista reports the total construction pipeline at $97.1 Billion at year end 2015; this is up 12% from $86.7B during the first half of 2015.
“Until two years ago, there was no comprehensive national awards program focusing on the real estate stories and strategies behind successful projects,” explains HREI Publisher Murray W. Wolf. “As the healthcare real estate sector and HREI™ have grown and prospered during the years, this level of industry recognition was long overdue.”
Mr. Wolf added, “It’s really been a pleasure celebrating the remarkable achievements of a select group of HRE professionals through this awards program. Our live awards ceremony is one of the highlights of our year.”
The HREI Insights Awards™ are the only national awards totally dedicated to recognizing excellence in the areas of healthcare real estate development and executive leadership. The 2015 HREI Insights Awards™ were presented during the RealShare Healthcare Real Estate Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., December 3rd in nine categories as follows:
In one week, the U.S. health care system will start using the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision. This is a huge moment because ICD-10 will help doctors and other health care providers better:
Dr. Linneman went on to explain that as lending increases, more money will be chasing roughly the same stock of assets (properties). He argued that this will increase CRE prices during this cycle despite the fact that interest rates may be rising.