News Release: Survey says: NexCore Group developed more outpatient space than anyone else last year

National healthcare real estate developer earned the top spot in that category of the first Revista-HREI Outpatient HRE Development Survey with five buildings totaling 397,900 square feet

NexCore’s Buck Creek Medical Plaza in Avon, Colo., was one of five outpatient projects the firm completed in 2016.
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DENVER, March 29, 2017 –NexCore Group, a national healthcare real estate (HRE) developer, completed more square feet of outpatient medical space than any other developer last year.

That’s according to the inaugural Outpatient HRE Development Survey, which was released today by the research firm Revista and Healthcare Real Estate Insights (HREI) magazine. In 2016, NexCore completed five outpatient medical buildings comprising 397,900 square feet and with a total construction value of about $146 million.

Todd Varney, NexCore Managing Principal, says he is delighted with the survey findings.

“NexCore has had an incredible year doing what we do best – working hard, meeting challenges head on, collaborating with our partners and communities, and developing creative and innovative solutions that meet the demands of today’s healthcare environment,” he says. “We are proud to be recognized in this important inaugural survey, and congratulate the other companies who are also contributing to quality healthcare solutions.”

The new Outpatient HRE Development Survey, developed by HRE sector news and information leaders Revista and HREI, promises to be the sector’s most comprehensive, accurate source of data for the development of medical office buildings (MOBs) and other outpatient facilities.

For the new survey, Revista, in collaboration with HREI, developed a questionnaire that collected data on all outpatient HRE development projects started or completed in 2016 that exceeded $2.5 million in value and that included at least 5,000 square feet of new or renovated space. Data was gathered using surveys completed by the developers, as well as other sources, which was then verified by Revista.

“Other healthcare real estate development surveys have been attempted over the years, but the Revista-HREI survey is the first to focus entirely on MOBs and other outpatient projects,” HREI Editor John B. Mugford says. “It is also the first to capitalize on and combine the HREI’s 13-plus years of HRE sector experience with the comprehensive, verified data uncovered by Revista. This research project sets a new standard for the HRE sector and provides fresh insights into outpatient development activity.”

“The Revista-HREI survey is the first to leverage the sector expertise and reach of HREI, combined with the comprehensive, verified data produced by Revista,” adds Mike Hargrave, a co-founder and principal of Arnold, Md.-based Revista. “Revista tracks outpatient development activity independently, so we were able to verify the data contributed by the survey respondents. We also broke out the data in a variety of interesting new ways, such as comparing the volume of third-party-developed projects vs. self-developed projects, on-campus or affiliated projects vs. unaffiliated off-campus projects, and more.”

For purposes of the survey, outpatient projects include all MOBs, outpatient surgery centers, dialysis centers, clinics, freestanding emergency rooms/departments, imaging centers, urgent care centers, retail medical buildings and other purpose-built medical buildings where outpatient care is provided.

In the first independently verified research project to look exclusively at those questions, Revista and HREI found that outpatient medical real estate development projects totaling nearly $7.7 billion in construction value and 19.4 million square feet were completed in 2016. Another 17.3 million square feet of outpatient projects with a value of almost $6.5 billion were started.

HREI magazine is featuring highlights from the survey in the cover story of its March edition, which is now available. To read the cover story, please click here or visit

The full outpatient medical real estate report is available exclusively to Revista subscribers. Please contact Mike Hargrave at 443-949-8794 or for more information or to subscribe.

About NexCore Group LLC

NexCore Group develops healthcare facilities for hospitals, health systems and physicians. We solve complex real estate challenges through innovative building solutions and creative financial structures. In a rapidly changing healthcare industry, NexCore has the superior expertise to deliver quality environments and flexible spaces that help grow your business, lower expenses and mitigate risk. Over the past 25 years, NexCore has developed and acquired a total of 7.1 million square feet of health care facilities across the country. Our company has been recognized repeatedly as one of the Top Healthcare Real Estate Developers in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare magazine. NexCore is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and as the company continues to grow so does its geographic reach. Over the last several years, NexCore has opened regional offices in Chicago; Bethesda, Md.; Portland, Ore.; Dallas; Orlando, Fla.; and Laguna Niguel, Calif. For more information, please visit Contact: Tracy Hindman, Marketing Director, 303-293-0673.

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