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Seavest Healthcare Properties recently acquired Fair Oaks Professional Building on the campus of Inova Fair Oaks Hospital in Fairfax, Va. (Photo courtesy of Seavest)

News Release: Seavest acquires Fair Oaks Medical Office Building I in metro D.C.’s Fairfax County

The four-story, 79,038 square foot MOB is immediately adjacent to another Seavest-owned facility on the campus of the 182-bed Inova Fair Oaks Hospital FAIRFAX, Va., and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2016 – Real estate investment firm Seavest Healthcare Properties LLC has acquired the Fair Oaks Medical Office Building I in Fairfax, a suburb of […]

Archives: September 2016

Archives: September 2016

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The five-story, 120,754 square foot Mission Medical Tower at 26732 Crown Valley Parkway in Mission Viejo, Calif., was the centerpiece of a recent four-asset, 262,429 square foot portfolio acquisition by Healthcare Trust of America. (Photo courtesy of HPA Realty Inc.)

Transactions: HTA lands California MOBs for $150 million

REIT also makes separate MOB portfolio acquisitions in Alabama, Connecticut By John B. Mugford One of the bigger deals of the third quarter (Q3) of 2016 closed in recent weeks, as Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Healthcare Trust of America (NYSE: HTA) pounced on the chance to acquire a four-facility, on-campus portfolio in the affluent Orange County, Calif., […]

Griffin-American REIT IV has entered an agreement to acquire the 52,996 square foot Cullman Regional POB (physician office building) III for $16.7 million, or $314 per square foot, from White Plains, N.Y.-based Seavest Healthcare Properties LLC. (Photo courtesy of Jais Stanfield Architectural Photography)

Transactions: G-A REIT IV continues strong activity

Griffin-American acquires four Alabama MOBs for a total of $47.7 million By John B. Mugford According to the commercial real estate data firm Real Capital Analytics (RCA) Inc., Irvine, Calif.-based Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV Inc. (G-A REIT IV) looks to have entered two separate agreements with two different sellers to acquire four medical office buildings […]

Transactions: Anchor Health Properties makes new purchases in Connecticut, Minnesota

STAMFORD, Conn. – One of the relatively new players in the MOB investment sector, Anchor Health Properties, the longtime healthcare real estate (HRE) development firm, recently acquired, in a joint venture (JV) partnership, what it calls a “Class A” MOB in Stamford, near the border with New York. The longtime development firm, which now employs […]

Prospect MOB, 310 Central Ave. in East Orange, N.J. (Photo courtesy of Global Medical REIT)

Transactions: Global Medical REIT keeps acquiring MOBs as it buys 11 facilities

BETHESDA, Md. – Another one of the relatively new investors in the MOB and healthcare real estate (HRE) acquisitions arena, Bethesda-based Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE), made a number of purchases in buying 11 buildings in recent weeks. The publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT) said it has entered into purchase contracts to […]

Transactions: Montecito Medical acquires on-campus MOB in Iowa, in the Quad Cities

BETTENDORF, Iowa – Nashville, Tenn.-based Montecito Medical keeps growing its portfolio. The company recently acquired the Terrace Park Professional Center in Bettendorf, part of the Quad Cities metropolitan area straddling Iowa and Illinois along the Mississippi River. According to Montecito, the three-story MOB at

The six-story, 85,314 square foot MOB at 301 N. Prairie Ave. in Inglewood, Calif., is just a few blocks from a future $7.5 billion redevelopment project that will include housing, commercial space, a hotel, parks and a new professional football stadium. (Photo courtesy of CBRE)

Hot Property: MOB to be neighbor of the L.A. Rams

Offering in Inglewood, Calif., is just a few blocks from $7.5B multi-use project Name: Freeman Medical Arts Center Address: 301 N. Prairie Ave. City: Inglewood, Calif. Total leasable square feet: 85,314 Number of floors: 6 Number of tenants: 22 Occupancy: 40% Year built: 1979 Brokerage: CBRE Brokers: Bill Maher, Greg Stumm Sure, the six-story, 85,314 […]

Trammell Crow Co. has plans for a 93,000 square foot MOB in the National Harbor mixed-use area, shown above, in Prince George’s County, Md., near Washington, D.C. The new MOB should be completed by fall 2018, according to the company. (Rendering courtesy of National Harbor)

Outpatient Projects: Trammell Crow looks to hot area

New MOB is planned for National Harbor mixed-use area near Washington, D.C.  By John B. Mugford After hearing from a number of physician practices wanting new space in the new National Harbor mixed-use area down the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., Dallas-based Trammell Crow Company is answering the call. The company, which also has a […]

Transactions: Physicians Realty Trust acquires six-building portfolio in Florida

MAITLAND, Fla. – Fresh off making what is most likely the largest MOB portfolio acquisition from a single healthcare system in the history of the MOB sector, Milwaukee-based Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC), often referred to as DocREIT, has acquired a six-building portfolio of properties in Maitland, a suburb of Orlando. The REIT paid

The future $385 million, 10-story, 625,000 square foot Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston will replace the current children’s hospital on the campus. (Rendering courtesy of MUSC)

Inpatient Projects: $385M hospital gets started in S.C.

262-bed children’s facility to include a women’s pavilion at teaching hospital By John B. Mugford Ground was broken in recent weeks in Charleston, S.C., for what will be the largest children’s hospital in the state. Scheduled to open during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019 on the campus of the 700-bed Medical University of South […]

NorthStar obtained this Carson City, Nev., MOB as part of its $4 billion acquisition of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II in 2014. (Photo courtesy of

Industry Pulse: NorthStar said to be near almost $1 billion MOB deal

Large foreign investor said to be interested in the firm’s massive medical office portfolio Healthcare real estate (HRE) sector sources say that a portfolio with nearly $1 billion worth of medical office buildings (MOBs) is for sale. The MOBs are being offered by New York-based NorthStar Realty Finance (NYSE: NRF), which is in the process […]

Industry Pulse: MOB deliveries on pace to rise by 37% this year

Industry Pulse: MOB deliveries on pace to rise by 37% this year

A ‘growing shortage” of MOBs has stimulated ‘a wave of development,’ according to CoStar Last month, in the article “Construction starts might decline this year,” we reported that the building research firm Dodge Data & Analytics, estimated that healthcare construction starts would decline by 4.5 percent in square footage and 2.9 percent in value this […]

Post-Acute & Senior Living: New JV plans $500M+ portfolio

Berkshire teaming with developer/owner of senior communities on West Coast By John B. Mugford In a classic example of an institutional investor teaming up with a firm that focuses on the development, ownership and operations of projects in specific real estate sectors, Boston-based Berkshire Group recently announced the formation of a partnership with Newport Beach, […]