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Feature Story: HREI survey shows COVID-19 is taking a toll on the sector

Feature Story: HREI survey shows COVID-19 is taking a toll on the sector

Activity has slowed, but some developments, investments and leases are still moving forward By John B. Mugford Even the “recession-resistant” healthcare real estate (HRE) space is feeling the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. An exclusive new Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ survey released April 8 indicates that although about one-third of HRE deals and developments […]

Feature Story: Third-party developers had a big year in 2019

Feature Story: Third-party developers had a big year in 2019

VA facility-focused U.S. Federal Properties tops Revista’s annual survey By John B. Mugford Who was the big winner in this year’s Revista Outpatient Real Estate Development Report? One might say that it was the third-party outpatient facility development sector itself. Third-party development volumes not only increased significantly from a year earlier. Third-party healthcare real estate […]

Feature Story: Are MOBs still ‘recession resistant?’ We might soon find out

Feature Story: Are MOBs still ‘recession resistant?’ We might soon find out

At January’s Revista event, HRE finance execs discussed a potential downturn By John B. Mugford At the end of January, an economic downtown was not yet on the horizon, even though many businesspeople, including those involved in healthcare real estate (HRE), were thinking about and preparing for such a possibility. After all, strong economic cycles […]

Feature Story: High demand, high prices in SoCal

Feature Story: High demand, high prices in SoCal

InterFace HRE West provider panel discusses space needs in Greater L.A. By John B. Mugford NOTE: This article was written with information from a panel session that took place prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. As a result, much of what was discussed might not hold true for the […]

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Feature Story: What will the effect of COVID-19 be on HRE?

It’s too soon to make assessments, but some entities are addressing the impact By John B. Mugford As we all know, the most important thing that all of us can do right now is to help “flatten the curve” of the spread of COVID-19. As a result, professionals involved in the sector are not likely […]

Feature Story: HRE development saw a big uptick in 2019. But now what?

Feature Story: HRE development saw a big uptick in 2019. But now what?

Who knows? But the same opportunities and threats will likely return to the forefront after COVID-19 recedes By John B. Mugford Back in late January, when healthcare real estate (HRE) data firm Revista held its 2020 Medical Real Estate Investment Forum in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., nearly all known cases of COVID-19 were in China […]

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Feature Story: What’s an investor to do in today’s market?

While keeping a wary eye on the coronavirus, InterFace HRE West panelists discuss strategy in a highly competitive, low-cap rate environment By John B. Mugford Some believe that the potential impact of the coronavirus has been overblown by the news media. Yet any prudent business person is still watching the situation closely and trying to […]

Feature Story: Strategizing about building ambulatory networks

Feature Story: Strategizing about building ambulatory networks

System executives discuss their plans at Revista’s HRE conference By John B. Mugford For the first time, probably, in the history of healthcare in the United States, more services are being delivered in outpatient settings than in hospitals. This fact was not lost on a group of health system executives who were part of a […]

Feature Story: Who’s your biggest competitor? It might be your client

Feature Story: Who’s your biggest competitor? It might be your client

More hospitals and health systems are investing and self-developing, InterFace panelists say By John B. Mugford As a panel of well-known, leading healthcare real estate (HRE) executives talked about the state of their sector at a conference in Los Angeles recently, it became clear that third-party investors and developers today are facing relatively new competition […]

Feature Story: How low can MOB cap rates go?

Feature Story: How low can MOB cap rates go?

HRE professionals discuss the current pricing frenzy at Revista conference By John B. Muford PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – In recent years, as the competition to acquire medical office buildings (MOBs) has heated up tremendously, capitalization (cap) rates, or the expected first-year returns, have dropped steadily. This cap-rate compression, if you will, has left many […]

Feature Story: Borrowers and lenders are adapting to the hot HRE market

Feature Story: Borrowers and lenders are adapting to the hot HRE market

Expertise and relationships influence debt decisions, Revista panelists say By John B. Mugford When it comes to financing medical office building (MOB) acquisitions, the cost of capital is not always the most important factor in choosing a lender. In fact, when a nine-property MOB portfolio in the Atlanta area changed hands in a sale-leaseback transaction […]

Feature Story: Total outpatient space now equals that of hospitals

Feature Story: Total outpatient space now equals that of hospitals

Last week’s Revista conference revealed that — and much more By John B. Mugford It looks as if the big shift everyone involved in healthcare and healthcare real estate (HRE) has been talking about for years upon years has finally taken place, at least on the real estate side of the equation. Perhaps for the […]

Feature Story: Going beyond the ‘retail’ location approach

Feature Story: Going beyond the ‘retail’ location approach

New York-based CityMD discusses how it uses ‘customer analytics’ to keep growing NEW YORK — There is a well-known, international coffee purveyor that, as it grew fervently years ago, used to simply open locations wherever and whenever it could until it became clear that certain stores were “cannibalizing” each other. For a large and still […]

Healthcare Real Estate Executive of the Year Greg Venn shares his thoughts as Natalie Sproull of Platinum Sponsor Capital One and Murray W. Wolf of HREI™ look on. (HREI photo)

Feature Story: 2019 HREI Insights Awards winners revealed

HREI honors Greg Venn, David Emory and seven superior development projects We concluded another successful year for Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ Dec. 4, 2019, as we presented the 2019 HREI Insights Awards™ during the GlobeSt (formerly RealShare) Healthcare Real Estate (HRE) conference in Scottsdale, Ariz. In addition to the usual excitement of naming the winners, […]

HREI Web Exclusives for January/February 2020

HREI Web Exclusives for January/February 2020

Here are the HREI Web Exclusives for January/February 2020: Feature Story: Health systems are fighting back against disruptors Feature Story: Healthcare must design for tomorrow Feature Story: Where do HRE opportunities lie in the next decade? Feature Story: Kaiser remains the king of HRE ownership Feature Story: It’s mostly ‘all systems’ go for medical office Feature […]