The buzz has slowed a bit in the aftermath of the blockbuster healthcare real estate (HRE) deal of 2017, but there are still a few details to be worked out and the transaction is likely to have an ongoing impact on the sector in several ways. By John B. Mugford The deal, of course, has […]
How potential health law changes might affect HRE By John B. Mugford With resistance in Congress, President Donald Trump has found it more difficult than he expected to keep his campaign promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. Yet most believe that some changes to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) are inevitable. How […]
By Connie M. McCaffrey Providers were already preparing to deal with dwindling reimbursements. Now they are looking even harder at how real estate can boost revenues, cut costs and increase efficiency – no matter what regulations might come out of Washington.
PMB, Duke Realty and NexCore Group led the way as 35.7 million square feet of MOBs and other outpatient healthcare real estate projects were started or completed last year, according to a new survey from Revista and HREI™ By John B. Mugford The year 2016 was a banner one for the development of medical office […]
Capital markets experts see long-term success for sector By John B. Mugford By the end of a fast-paced, upbeat and information-laden panel discussion about the medical office building (MOB) sector, moderator Jeffrey S. Langbaum, a senior real estate investment trust (REIT) analyst with Bloomberg Intelligence, had to make sure things didn’t end on too positive […]
Healthcare real estate compensation survey unveiled By John B. Mugford Most companies in almost any sector would like to know, or sometimes feel a need to know, how the pay and benefits they provide to their employees stacks up against other, similarly sized firms in the same industry. Such information can be valuable when hiring […]
How they affect providers’ real estate strategies By John B. Mugford If there is a Holy Grail for healthcare real estate (HRE) firms, it is landing a solid – perhaps long-term – business relationship with a strong health system. A panel of health system real estate executives recently shared their insights into when and why […]
Former Forest Park properties finding new life By John B. Mugford It seemed like a good idea at the time. Frustrated by what they considered to be bureaucracy and inefficiency at other local hospitals, a group of Texas physicians launched the Forest Park chain of physician-owned specialty hospitals, opening the first of six such facilities […]
What will it mean for healthcare real estate? By John B. Mugford Imagine for a moment that you are the CEO of a health system. Everything you’ve done throughout your career, everything you’ve accomplished for your organization and every promotion you’ve achieved has elevated you to the pinnacle of your profession.
MILWAUKEE – Even though officials with Physicians Realty Trust say they are being careful about not making too many MOB acquisitions, they continue to see buying opportunities that, at least some of which, they believe are in the best interests of the company to complete.
Physicians Realty Trust pays $692 million for 52 MOBs, 3.16 million square feet By John B. Mugford This is the type of deal healthcare real estate (HRE) professionals have been hoping for and perhaps anticipating for some time: a major health system selling a large number of its ancillary facilities in order to deploy a […]
The answer might surprise you By Murray W. Wolf One record after another has fallen during the past few years as medical office building (MOB) sales volume moved steadily along a upward curve. Today, although MOBs seem to be as popular an investment as ever, some of the most prodigious buyers are becoming net sellers.
Maybe not at peak 2006-08 levels, but healthcare construction is strong By John B. Mugford Editor’s note: This is an extended version of the article that appeared in the print edition of HREI. Has development truly made a comeback in the medical office building (MOB) sector since the throes of the Great Recession? To explore […]
Fourteen assets totaling more than 1.2 million square feet from of one of the first MOB REITs, Lillibridge Health Trust, are back on the market By Murray W. Wolf Lillibridge is selling a portfolio of 14 medical office assets it acquired in the late 1990s and early 2000s as part of its first MOB fund, […]
Both Q4 and 2014 set new records for total transaction volume By John B. Mugford Seemingly insatiable investor demand for medical office buildings (MOBs) continued unabated during the fourth quarter (Q4) of last year as the total dollar volume of transactions for both the quarter and year established new records. Back in February 2013, we […]