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Industry Pulse: Top 10 healthcare real estate stories of 2017 (so far)

Industry Pulse: Top 10 healthcare real estate stories of 2017 (so far)

As the first half of 2017 comes to a close, Healthcare Real Estate Insights takes a look back at the top 10 healthcare real estate news stories so far this year. 1. HTA agrees to buy Duke Realty’s healthcare real estate portfolio, business Rumors of a potential sale were confirmed May 1 when Healthcare Trust […]

Industry Pulse: Are foreign investors poised to buy U.S. MOBs?

Industry Pulse: Are foreign investors poised to buy U.S. MOBs?

The time is ripe if senior housing is any indication, new JLL report contends BOSTON – It  appears to be only a matter of time before a foreign investor makes a headline-grabbing acquisition of a large U.S. medical office building (MOB) portfolio, according to a new report from the Boston-based Healthcare Capital Markets team with Chicago-based Jones Lang […]

Sears Holdings Corp. is the most vulnerable public retail company, according to a recent analysis by S&P Global Market Intelligence. (Photo by Andriy Blokhin, Shutterstock)

Industry Pulse: Opportunities are increasing for retail repurposing

Almost 3,600 retail stores are slated to close this year, including hundreds of big boxes and department stores In the aftermath of the Great Recession, it became a common strategy for healthcare providers and healthcare real estate (HRE) firms to repurpose the buildings of failed big box and department stores. The bankruptcies of Circuit City, […]

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Nancy Daniels

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Nancy Daniels

Are receivership real estate sales more complicated than other sales?

The Duke Realty healthcare portfolio includes such properties as the 459,717 square foot Baylor Sammons Cancer Center in Dallas. 
Photo courtesy of Duke Realty

Industry Pulse: HTA to Buy Duke Realty’s MOBs, Development Unit

Pending $2.75 billion purchase would propel HTA to the top of the MOB ownership list. Just as this edition of Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ was about to go to press, we learned that Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Healthcare Trust of America Inc. (NYSE: HTA) had agreed to acquire the entire MOB portfolio of Indianapolis-based Duke Realty Corp […]

Industry Pulse: CBRE - Firms Plan to Invest $14.9B in HRE

Industry Pulse: CBRE – Firms Plan to Invest $14.9B in HRE

Allocations by HRE investors and developers are up 3%. Firms have earmarked a total of nearly $14.9 billion in equity for healthcare real estate (HRE) investment and development activity this year, according to the seventh annual HRE Investor & Developer Survey from CBRE’s U.S. Healthcare Capital Markets Group.

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Karen Torres

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Karen Torres

How does your system decide on the service mix for new MOBs?

Sears Holdings Corp. is the most vulnerable public retail company, according to a recent analysis by S&P Global Market Intelligence.
(Photo by Andriy Blokhin, Shutterstock)

Industry Pulse: U.S. retailers are going bankrupt at a record pace so far this year, creating vacancies

In the aftermath of the Great Recession, it became a common strategy for healthcare providers and healthcare real estate (HRE) firms to repurpose the buildings of failed big box and department stores. The bankruptcies of Circuit City, Linens & Things, Blockbuster, Borders and other retail chains dumped hundreds of large (50,000 to 200,000 square foot) […]

Industry Pulse: Readmissions Data Supports Programs

Industry Pulse: Readmissions Data Supports Programs

And the more programs used, the bigger the difference Hospitals participating in value-based programs have lower readmission rates. According to a new study, hospitals that participate in voluntary value-based programs have fewer readmissions than those that rely on financial incentives alone.

Aurora Health Care announced plans in late March to build an ASC and MOB in the 84South development in Greenfield. Rendering courtesy of Cobalt Partners

Industry Pulse: Aurora Health Care Has a Bevy of Projects

System says controlling costs has enabled it to pursue $500 million-plus in new projects Any U.S. health systems, no matter how financially healthy they are, are feeling some financial constraints, meaning they simply cannot deploy as much capital as they would like.

Industry Pulse: Carter Validus Could Be Nearing Sale of First REIT

Industry Pulse: Carter Validus Could Be Nearing Sale of First REIT

Unconfirmed media reports says the firm might sell its MOB and data center portfolios There comes a time in the later stages of the life of any unlisted real estate investment trust (REIT) when its officers must decide on a liquidity event. This can entail going public or selling off the properties it has acquired, […]

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Jonathan “John” Winer

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Jonathan “John” Winer

How will healthcare real estate be affected by changes to Obamacare? “As things stand, it appears that the most likely outcome for a new healthcare plan will be to retain some of Obamacare’s most popular provisions while trying to integrate market-based competition to reduce the cost of insurance.

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Todd J. Meredith

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Todd J. Meredith

How are providers reacting to a potential change in Obamacare? “Most headlines concerning the replacement of the ACA are focused on political issues surrounding insurance coverage.

“Dammit, Jim, I’m a doctor, not a healthcare real estate professional!” Photo courtesy of CBS Home Entertainment

Industry Pulse: Tired of the Ongoing Healthcare Debate?

Boldly go to this site for a look at medicine, Star Trek style Are you tired of the political saga and the seemingly endless debate over whether to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)? Escape with Star Trek.

David P. Wilson

Industry Pulse: Lockard Executive Credits Connections

David Wilson says CCIM link led to $16.8 million MOB sale David P. Wilson, Executive VP of the Cedar Falls, Iowa-based healthcare real estate (HRE) and retail development firm Lockard, happens to be the incoming national CCIM Institute president. (CCIM is an acronym for Certified Commercial Investment Member, which means the individual has completed advanced […]