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Industry Pulse: More details emerge on CBRE Global Investors’ massive medical office portfolio acquisition

LOS ANGELES — More details have emerged in the large medical office building (MOB) portfolio acquisition that was announced Aug. 16 by Los Angeles-based CBRE Global Investment Partners (CBRE GIP), an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group Inc. (NYSE: CBG). (CBRE GIP invests on behalf of its clients, not for any CBRE entity, and it operates independently […]

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 […]

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Dr. Charles Woods Jr.

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Dr. Charles Woods Jr.

Why is the UofL investing $78 million in a new medical office building?

Industry Pulse: HRE Demand Remains High Despite Disruption

Industry Pulse: HRE Demand Remains High Despite Disruption

Providers want more capital and costs savings, NGKF says “Of all the economic sectors, healthcare is arguably experiencing the most disruption” and uncertainty, according to a new report from the Global Healthcare Services unit of Newmark  Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF). Even so, the firm’s “U.S. Healthcare Real Estate Outlook 2017” says that demand for healthcare […]

Industry Pulse: Now That’s a Short-Term Medical Office Lease

Industry Pulse: Now That’s a Short-Term Medical Office Lease

Medical tenants can now lease furnished, equipped space for as little as half a day. A new venture that opened June 15 in Scottsdale, Ariz., puts a new spin on the familiar concept of medical office timeshares. Similar to Regus in the mainstream office sector, Viva MedSuites is being pitched as part medical office timeshare, […]

Care Capital Properties began operating as a standalone company In August 2015. Photo courtesy of Care Capital Properties

Industry Pulse: Some Healthcare REITs are ‘Dirt Cheap’

Analysts say REITs focused on SNFs pose greater risks Some healthcare real estate investment trusts (REITs) have fallen out of favor, primarily due to a crackdown on skilled nursing facility (SNF) operators by the U.S. Department of Justice, some analysts say.

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Mark Frey

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Mark Frey

What’s the strategy behind your two new MOBs in suburban Chicago?

Industry Pulse: Fundamentals Reflect MOB Sector Vitality

Industry Pulse: Fundamentals Reflect MOB Sector Vitality

Cushman & Wakefield’s latest “Vital Signs” report says medical office continues to perform well A new report from Cushman and Wakefield says that, despite uncertainty regarding healthcare regulations, medical office real estate continues to perform well across nearly all U.S. markets – although not quite as well as last year.

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) […]