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Cover Story: IRA Capital rises to the occasion

Cover Story: IRA Capital rises to the occasion

Already an active MOB investor, the Irvine, Calif.-based real estate private equity firm has really stepped it up during the pandemic By John B. Mugford Prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Irvine, Calif.-based IRA Capital had been making a name for itself in the medical office building (MOB) and healthcare real estate (HRE) investment […]

Cover Story: The invincible MOB

Cover Story: The invincible MOB

No investment is recession-proof – or pandemic-proof. But medical office buildings come pretty close. By John B. Mugford As the Great Recession of 2007-09 dragged on, the hot topic of discussion in healthcare real estate (HRE) circles was, “Are medical office buildings (MOBs) recession-proof?” Developers, investors, brokers, lenders and others speculated about whether the HRE […]

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Cover Story: Navigating the HRE space

Meridian has adapted to the shifting currents of the healthcare real estate business to chart a successful course By John B. Mugford In a sector seemingly dominated by a handful of long-established national players, it would be easy to overlook a somewhat newer firm known for smaller projects in a single state. And there’s no denying that […]

Cover Story: Thriving on change

Cover Story: Thriving on change

PMB has a long, successful history in the HRE space, but it’s the future that has company officials most excited By John B. Mugford In the world of business, a company’s reputation is paramount to its continued, long-lasting success. This is most certainly the case in the tight-knit healthcare real estate (HRE) community, where a company that strives […]

Cover Story: The catalyst of Catalyst

Cover Story: The catalyst of Catalyst

A focus on relationships enables Chad Henderson and his team to drive organic growth in the HRE space By Erin E. Porter In recent years, Pensacola, Fla.-based Catalyst Healthcare Real Estate has made its mark through a flurry of several notable transactions, including the $150 million acquisition of a 21-property healthcare real estate portfolio spanning […]

Cover Story: Montecito keeps finding MOBs to its liking

Cover Story: Montecito keeps finding MOBs to its liking

From calendars and posters to condo conversions to healthcare real estate, the entrepreneurial Conk clan continues to find success By John B. Mugford The four-year span from 2015-18 can generally be described as a Golden Age for medical office building (MOB) sales, as the product type became a mainstream real estate investment and saw annual […]

Cover Story: What’s ahead for healthcare real estate?

Cover Story: What’s ahead for healthcare real estate?

A provider, developer, investor, broker and architect shared their views during the recent Urban Land Institute Spring Meeting in Nashville, Tenn. By Murray W. Wolf A healthcare real estate (HRE) panel discussion at a recent Urban Land Institute (ULI) meeting provided newcomers to the space with a blunt assessment of the risks and rewards associated […]

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Cover Story: ‘Just getting started’

NexCore Group transitions to its ‘next core’ of executive leadership By John B. Mugford As is the case with many successful companies, all of what NexCore Group LP has accomplished over the years, and continues to accomplish today, makes it somewhat difficult to remember when the company was just starting out and its new executives were […]

Mary Beth Kuzmanovich of Colliers International, Tommy Tift of HealthAmerica Realty Group and Dan Kleith of Physicians Realty Trust

Cover Story: Great expectations

Healthcare real estate experts anticipate another good year in 2019, with caveats By John B. Mugford Continued political turmoil. More stock market volatility. A economic slowdown. All of these are possible for the year ahead. For most industries, including commercial real estate, such events could cause setbacks and difficult times for the people and companies […]

Cover Story: Healthcare’s unprecedented transformation

Cover Story: Healthcare’s unprecedented transformation

How real estate can help providers to meet today’s new challenges By John B. Mugford These are complicated, unpredictable times for the U.S. healthcare industry. So how do healthcare real estate experts feel about the future? Mostly optimistic, with a few reservations. Although the economy is booming and medical spending is continuing on an upward […]

Cover Story: Who’s the biggest?

Cover Story: Who’s the biggest?

The country’s reigning king of medical real estate ownership, Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente, continues to grow its portfolio and strengthen its hold on the crown. For the fifth year in a row, Kaiser Permanente sat atop the annual “Top 50 Owners of Medical Real Estate” report compiled by Arnold, Md.- based Revista, a five-year-old firm […]

Cover Story: Kaiser reaffirms its hold as top HRE owner

Revista report says top 50 owners hold property valued at $377.6B ARNOLD, Md. – The country’s reigning king of medical real estate ownership, Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente, continues to grow its portfolio and strengthen its hold on the crown. For the fifth year in a row, Kaiser Permanente sat atop the annual “Top 50 Owners […]

Cover Story: Healthcare's unprecedented transformation

Cover Story: Healthcare’s unprecedented transformation

InterFace panelists explore how real estate must meet today’s new challenges By John B. Mugford Even though the economy is booming and medical spending is continuing on an upward arc, these are actually somewhat complicated times in the healthcare industry, and subsequently, in the healthcare real estate (HRE) sector. In no way does this mean […]

Cover Story: ‘Constellations’ are the key to success

Why interconnected networks are crucial for ambulatory strategy and healthcare real estate By John B. Mugford Ever since humans first looked to the night sky, they have found and used patterns, or constellations, among the stars to help them survive. “Individual stars are beautiful, and are bright, but are not really useful to us as […]

The recent BOMA MOB conference panel on third-party capital partners included (from left to right), moderator Andy Dow of Winstead, Courtney Hanfland of CHI, Deeni Taylor of Physicians Realty Trust, Joe Euphrat of CleanFund Commercial and Lance Mendiola of Christus Health. (HREI photo)

Cover Story: Third-party capital has its uses

Panel at 2018 BOMA MOB conference discusses what the ‘new era’ of partners can provide By John B. Mugford Let’s all face it, a majority of the country’s health systems are not going to be selling, or monetizing, all of their medical office buildings (MOBs) to third-party investors anytime soon. Yet, during an era when […]