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The "Trends and Market Forces" panel at InterFace Healthcare West included (from left to right): moderator Todd Varney of NexCore, Carl Nelson of Orcutt | Winslow, Neil Carolan of Rendina, Jake Dinnen of PMB, Nancy Moses of Trammell Crow and John Grossman of Millie and Severson. (HREI photo)

Feature Story: Development on the rise

Panelists at InterFace Healthcare West talk about the market, trends and the future By John B. Mugford In the years since the Great Recession, the amount of medical office building (MOB) development has remained relatively steady, according to at least a couple of sources. And yet, during a panel session last week concerning healthcare real […]


Feature Story: The case for investing in HRE remains strong

Panel at Revista conference discusses the pros and cons of the sector SAN DIEGO – As brick and mortar retail stores flounder and pricing for industrial and multi-family properties continues to soar, many investors in recent years have started to look to “niche” commercial real estate (CRE) sectors to round out their portfolios. One of […]


Feature Story: Steadiness of the MOB sector is the exciting news

Revista’s conference highlights strong sales volume, NOI growth, etc. SAN DIEGO – As a slide appeared on the big screens during a conference in San Diego last week hosted by healthcare real estate (HRE) research firm Revista, Mike Hargrave, a principal with the company, said, “I would imagine this is why we’re all here.” The […]

Feature Story: When is the downturn coming?

Feature Story: When is the downturn coming?

At Revista conference, well-known economist looks at the future SAN DIEGO – We’d all love to know whether the U.S. economy is headed for a recession later in 2019, or perhaps in 2020. We’d also like to know exactly when such a downturn will happen, how long it will last, how mild or drastic it […]


Feature Story: Healthcare REIT execs still bullish

Despite potential disruptors and low cap rates, BOMA panelists remain upbeat By John B. Mugford The largest healthcare-focused real estate investment trusts (REITs), have long been and continue to be one of the most important – if not the most important – buyers of medical office buildings (MOBs). According to healthcare real estate (HRE) research […]

Feature Story: Prescription for providers: Think and act like an investor

Systems that adopt a more corporate approach to real estate can benefit By John B. Mugford New CBRE report authored by well-known HRE and REIT analyst Jerry Doctrow suggests that health systems can reduce occupancy costs by thinking more like investors The vast majority of the healthcare facilities that any investor with an appetite for […]

Feature Story: Keep an eye on the capital markets

Feature Story: Keep an eye on the capital markets

HRE demand is still strong but recent trends bear watching, Revista panel says By Connie M. McCaffrey   How are rising interest rates affecting capitalization (cap) rates and net asset values (NAVs)? What new trends and legislation are impacting healthcare real estate (HRE) investors? Are there new competitors and risks in the HRE space? How […]

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 […]