SABRA Healthcare REIT (NYSE: SBRA) announced in a recent filing that they purchased 4 post-acute SNFs located in Maryland at a price/bed that rivals some hospital trades.
I was so excited to hear that Dr. Sam Chandan would be presenting again at Revista's Medical Real Estate Investment Forum. I would rate Dr. Chandan’s presentation last year as the best one I heard all year -- Hands down. Dr. Chandan brings three very powerful elements to bear: his super-charged energy, an understanding of economic and market data, and the big picture thinking to bring it all together.
Overall, there are 26,545 medical properties in the top 50 metro areas. Of this, we count 1,895 hospitals, 15,116 medical office buildings
The conference was different from other health care real estate conferences in that the star of this show was the data. Networking was also a highlight, but everyone was talking about the data.
Below is a link to Mark Engstrom's (who is the Executive Vice President of Acquisitions at HTA REIT) opening speech on the importance of data and transparency to the medical office sector.
Revista unveils first comprehensive online property search database with Northeast data is available today; other regional and national data to come this summer and fall. Company also welcomes three prominent healthcare executives to its advisory board.
In inaugural market report, real estate data firm Revista says 66 healthcare construction projects totaling $7.9 billion and 8.9 million square feet are under way or in late planning in the region; other regional and national reports soon to come. Revista also announces the opening of registration for its first national event, scheduled for Nov. 19-20 in Chicago.
Top firms HealthTrust, Raymond James, Surface Logic and Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ and industry leaders Andy Baxter, Laca Wong-Hammond, Alan Plush and Murray Wolf will lend their resources and expertise to the company’s drive to offer the nation’s only widely available database of U.S. medical properties, as well as regional and local healthcare market reports and networking events.
Company will provide the medical real estate sector's only free to access online archive of MOBs and other healthcare properties, as well as healthcare real estate statistics and resources, regional and local market reports, and strategic networking events.