April 17, 2014
Jim Leavy

Revista to Launch the First Comprehensive Medical Office Building Database

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.


Hospitals, health systems and physician practices have never faced greater pressure to deliver high-quality, efficient, cost-effective healthcare as they do today. And while facilities play a crucial role in achieving those goals, informed decision-making has been hindered by the lack of comprehensive national data about medical real estate, including such basic facts as location, size, hospital and health system affiliation, and proximity to a hospital.


Now, Maryland-based Revista has the solution. Revista will be offering the industry’s only free to access property-level database of all U.S. medical real estate, as well as healthcare industry statistics and resources, metro and regional market reports, and a directory of industry product and service providers. Revista will also hold high-level, strategic networking and educational events, including in-person seminars, conferences and webcasts with industry-specific, data-based subject matter and experts.


“Medical office has become a dynamic real estate sector that is just starting to attract the interest of the broader real estate investment community,” says Scott D. Peters, Chairman, President and CEO of Healthcare Trust of America Inc., which is a Founding Diamond Partner with Revista. “We believe that the increased transparency and analytical tools that Revista is building will provide specific insight into these powerful trends that will benefit both investors and providers.”


“We are excited about our partnership with Revista,” says Daniel M. Klein, Senior Vice President, Medical Facilities Group with Health Care REIT, which is a Founding Emerald Partner with Revista. “We share their vision of improving the availability of medical real estate data and information to ultimately facilitate a better-equipped industry that is ready to meet the country’s growing demand for healthcare real estate and, as a result, improve health care delivery. We look forward to collaborating with Revista’s well-established team through participation in the advisory board, events and in the presentation of these key resources to the industry.”


First regional database will be unveiled next month.


Revista will hold a launch event introducing the Northeast medical property database in late May, will roll out the remaining regional industry information during the next several months, and will hold a national launch event in late fall. Access to the one-stop online resource will be free and easy to use. With a simple registration and log-in, and a highly specialized interface, users will be able to filter and customize the search results in a variety of ways. All of these resources are provided in collaboration with Revista’s healthcare real estate industry partners and sponsors.


Revista’s resources are being designed for a wide range of potential users, including health systems and hospitals; physician group practices; healthcare executives; real estate brokers; property owners, managers and investors; advisory firms, investment banks and underwriters; equity research analysts; academic and government researchers; merger and acquisition firms; development/construction firms; architecture firms; and legal firms.


In addition to Mr. Peters of HTA and Mr. Klein of Health Care REIT, Revista’s advisory board includes Sam Chandan, President & Chief Economist, Chandan Economics, and a Professor in the Associated Faculty of Real Estate, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


For more information about Revista, please contact Elisa Freeman at 410-703-9711 or Elisa@revistamed.com.


About Healthcare Trust of America Inc.


Healthcare Trust of America, Inc. (NYSE:HTA), a publicly traded real estate investment trust, is a full-service real estate company focused on acquiring, owning and operating high-quality medical office buildings that are predominantly located on or aligned with campuses of nationally or regionally recognized healthcare systems in the U.S. Since its formation in 2006, HTA has invested approximately $3.0 billion to build a portfolio of properties that is comprised of approximately 14.1 million square feet of gross leasable area located in 27 states. It operates its properties through regional offices in Scottsdale, Atlanta, Boston, Charleston, Dallas, Indianapolis, and Pittsburgh. For additional information, visit http://www.htareit.com.


About Health Care REIT


Health Care REIT, Inc. (NYSE:HCN) is a real estate investment trust that has been at the forefront of senior living and health care real estate since the company was founded in 1970. The company’s over $22 billion portfolio spans the full spectrum of health care real estate, including senior living communities, medical office buildings, inpatient and outpatient medical centers and life science facilities. Health Care REIT’s Medical Facilities Group provides fully-integrated real estate solutions that produce measurable results for health systems and hospitals. The company offers a variety of flexible financing programs that can meet every client’s specific needs. When combined with its comprehensive planning, development and property management services, Health Care REIT is a single-source solution for acquiring, planning, developing, managing, repositioning and monetizing real estate assets. For more information, visit http://www.hcreit.com.


About Revista


Revista serves as a valuable, one-stop source for healthcare and real estate organizations to obtain comprehensive, unbiased and medical real estate industry-focused data; healthcare industry statistics, market reports and other resources; as well as to connect with other professionals in educational networking events.


Revista, which is headquartered in Maryland, was founded by Elisa Infante Freeman, Mike Hargrave and Hilda Flower Martin. They previously held leadership positions with the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry, whose mission is to advance the quality of senior housing and care through the research, resources and events they provide. These Principals have decades of experience in medical real estate, senior housing and the healthcare industry. They collaborate with an industry-leading advisory board and with founding partners that are major, well-known companies in the healthcare real estate industry.


For more information, please visit http://www.revistamed.com.