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Ethan Brosowsky of The Advisory Board told BOMA MOB conference attendees that providers must create interconnected ambulatory care networks to succeed in today’s highly competitive market. (HREI™ photo)

Feature Story: Ambulatory ‘constellations’ are the future

At BOMA MOB conference, consultant stresses the importance of inter-connected networks 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 humans,” […]

Anchor Health Properties Co-Founders Paul Crowley and Lou Sachs (center), flanked by two of their Anchor colleagues, CEO Ben Ochs (left) and Chief Investment Officer James A. Schmid III (right), pose for a celebratory photo after receiving the 2017 HREI Insights Awards™ Lifetime Achievement Award at the RealShare HRE conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., in December. (HREI™ photo)

2017 HREI Insights Awards Winner – Lifetime Achievement: They were ‘retailization’ pioneers

Paula Crowley and Lou Sachs have used the idea since the ‘80s By John B. Mugford In a company profile of Anchor Health Properties, Co-Founders Paula Crowley and Lou Sachs told Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ that a retail-oriented strategy creates healthcare facilities that offer patients a better experience with a creative mix of services and […]

John Thomas (left) received his HREI Insights Awards™ Healthcare Real Estate Executive of the Year Award at the RealShare conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., in December. He is pictured above with the 2015 winner, Erik Tellefson of Capital One. (HREI photo)

2017 HREI Insights Awards: John T. Thomas is top exec for 2017

He’s led Physicians Realty Trust in building its portfolio to $4 billion since its founding in 2013 The launching of Milwaukee-based Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC) took place rather quietly back in 2013, as the real estate investment trust (REIT) commenced with an initial portfolio of 19 medical office buildings (MOBs) valued at about $125 […]


Feature Story: Inside the biggest monetization ever

A behind-the-scenes look at CHI’s $700 million portfolio sale to DocREIT By John B. Mugford Much has already been said and written about last year’s largest medical office building (MOB) portfolio monetization – which is also said to be the largest ever. The headline-grabbing sale had Englewood, Colo.-based Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) selling 51 MOBs […]

Hoag Health Center Irvine - San Canyon is composed of three, two-story, 50,000 square foot MOBs and a 7,200 square foot supporting retail space. Photo courtesy of PMB

2016 HREI Insights Awards Winner: Best New MOB (100,000 S.F.+)

California MOB overcomes obstacles PMB successfully delivered four-building care center despite a challenging site Facility name: Hoag Health Center Irvine – Sand Canyon Address, City, State: 16105-16405 Sand Canyon Ave., Irvine, CA Client: Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian Product type: MOB with ambulatory surgery center (ASC) Number of stories: Three two-story buildings and one one-story building […]

Feature Story: Insights Awards winners announced

Fourth annual HREI™ awards program recognizes top HRE projects and people What do Pflugerville, Texas; Avon, Colo.; and West Grove, Pa. have in common? How about Irvine, Calif.; Belleville, N.J.; Hamilton, Ohio; and Naples, Fla.? Denver and Dallas? At first glance, the answer might appear to be, “Not much.” But these disparate locations do have […]

2016 HREI Insights Awards Winner: Best New MOB (Less Than 25,000 S.F.)

2016 HREI Insights Awards Winner: Best New MOB (Less Than 25,000 S.F.)

Austin, Texas-area FED gets its wish Lockard’s development, negotiation expertise smooths project challenges Facility name: Five Star ER Pflugerville Address: 21315 N. SH 130, Unit #4, Pflugerville, TX Client and tenant: Emergency Service Partners LP Product type: Freestanding emergency department Number of stories: One Square footage: 9,960 Site acreage: 1.25 Parking: 39 surface spaces Construction start date: March 2015 Construction complete date: Oct. 29, 2015 […]

The Clara Maass Medical Center (CMMC) MOBs consist of three newly renovated buildings totaling 128,006 square feet on the CMMC campus in Belleville, N.J. Photo courtesy of Rendina Healthcare Real Estate

2016 HREI Insights Awards Winner: Best Renovated/Repurposed

N.J. renovation raises satisfaction Rendina financed, developed, leases, owns and manages three-building complex Facility name: Clara Maass Medical Center Medical Office Buildings Address, City, State: 36 and 50 Newark Ave. and 5 Franklin Ave., Belleville, N.J. Client: RWJBarnabas Health; multi-tenant, multi-specialty Product type: MOB Number of stories: Three (36 Newark), four (50 Newark) and five […]

NexCore’s Buck Creek Medical Plaza in Avon, Colo., was one of five outpatient projects the firm completed in 2016.


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2016 HREI Insights Awards Winner: Best New MOB (25,000-49,999 S.F.)

Collaboration keys Colorado project NexCore perseveres against all odds to build much needed MOB near Vail Facility name: Buck Creek Medical Plaza Address, City, State: 50 Buck Creek Road, Avon, CO Client/anchor tenants: Colorado Mountain Medical and Centura Health Product type: MOB and FED/urgent care Number of stories: Three Square footage: 48,300 Site acreage: 2.15 Parking: 168 total spaces (69 surface and […]

The expansion of TriHealth Bethesda Butler hospital in Cincinnati had to be completed in four phases to minimize the disruption of hospital operations. Photo courtesy of Duke Realty

2016 HREI Insights Awards Winner: Best Inpatient Facility

Multi-phase expansion meets needs Duke Realty’ orchestrates a four-step development for TriHealth in Cincinnati Facility name: TriHealth Bethesda Butler Address, City, State: 3125 Hamilton-Mason Road, Cincinnati, OH Client: Bethesda Hospital Product type: Acute care hospital Number of stories: Two Square footage: 53,512 (Phase 4) and 90,788 (total) Site acreage: 12.042 Parking: 883 spaces added in […]

Anchor Health Properties and Seavest Healthcare Properties collaborated to develop the $23 million Penn Medicine Southern Chester County building. Photo courtesy of Anchor Health Properties

2016 HREI Insights Awards Winner: Best New MOB (50,000-99,999 S.F.)

Philly area MOB beats expectations Anchor Health Properties, Seavest Healthcare Properties develop winning ACC Facility name: Penn Medicine Southern Chester County Address, City, State: 455 Woodview Road, West Grove, PA Client (owner or tenant): Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital Product type: Ambulatory care center Number of stories: Two Square footage: 72,000 Site acreage: 45 Parking: 457 surface spaces Construction start date: April 2014 Construction […]

2016 HREI Insights Awards: Join us in congratulating the finalists!

The HREI Insights Awards™ have honored the best of the best in healthcare real estate since 2013.

2016 HREI Insights Awards Finalists: Best New MOB (50,000-99,999 S.F.)

2016 HREI Insights Awards Finalists: Best New MOB (50,000-99,999 S.F.)

Baylor McKinney II MOB, McKinney, Texas Developer: Duke Realty Baylor Scott & White needed more space for newly recruited physicians at its Baylor Medical Center at McKinney campus.

2016 HREI Insights Awards Finalists: Best Inpatient Facility

2016 HREI Insights Awards Finalists: Best Inpatient Facility

Advocate Christ Medical Ctr., East Patient Tower, Oak Lawn, Ill. Developer: Advocate Health Care Advocate Health Care’s (AHC) Advocate Christ Medical Center was reaching capacity in its ICU, surgical suites and ED.

2016 HREI Insights Awards: How are the winners selected?

In the next edition, we’ll showcase the winners. Here’s an explanation of the selection process. What does it take to be selected as a finalist or winner of an HREI Insights Awards™?