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Feature Story: Kaiser remains the king of HRE ownership

Revista’s annual top 50 owners report shows UnitedHealth Group is on the rise

The headquarters of UnitedHealthcare Group, the fastest-growing healthcare real estate owner. (Photo courtesy of UnitedHealthcare Group)

ARNOLD, Md. – The old news is that the country’s largest owner of medical real estate, Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente, remained the king of the property type in 2018.

For the sixth consecutive year, Kaiser, a health insurer and provider with 8.6 million members in nine states, sat atop the annual “2018 Top 50 Owners of Medical Real Estate” report compiled by Arnold, Md.-based Revista, a six-year-old firm that provides healthcare real estate (HRE) data and statistics for its members.

According to the report, Kaiser’s portfolio of gross real estate assets was worth an estimated $40.5 billion as of the end of 2018, an increase of 4.9 percent from 2017, when its portfolio was worth an estimated $38.6 billion.

Kaiser remained well ahead of the next biggest owner, Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), whose portfolio had a total value of $31.4 billion as of the end of 2018.

The new news is that a relative newcomer to the space has made a quite a prolific leap in medical real estate ownership in recent years. That firm is

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