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Industry Pulse: Healthcare real estate demand like to remain strong in 2019

Experts still upbeat about HRE despite stock volatility and recession talk  SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – As the domestic and global stock markets continue to show plenty of volatility, with an economic slowdown potentially on the horizon, investors continue to look for safe places to put their money. One such place is healthcare real estate (HRE), particularly […]

The CNL MOB portfolio includes the University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute building in Knoxville, Tenn. Photo courtesy of BarberMcMurry Architects

Industry Pulse: Healthcare REITs have been top performers in 2018

Amid a ‘volatile’ year for REITs, HFF says the healthcare sector delivered the best returns Although real estate investment trust (REIT) performance has been “volatile” in 2018, most REITs are on track to finish the year in positive territory, with healthcare REITs leading all sectors in total returns. That was according to the Quarterly Market Perspectives […]

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Industry Pulse: Two more MOB portfolios hit the market

Offered together, the Flagship and HSA packages total 479,092 square feet If 2017 was “The Year of the Portfolio” with respect to the total dollar volume of multi-asset medical office building (MOB) transactions, 2018 might be shaping up to be “The Year of the Portfolio” in terms of the sheer number of MOB portfolios being […]

Industry Pulse: Seavest, TCC Working On  ‘Small-Format’ Hospitals

Industry Pulse: Seavest, TCC Working On ‘Small-Format’ Hospitals

The partners are working with micro hospital operator Emerus on projects for AHN

Industry Pulse: On the record

Industry Pulse: On the record

Is telehealth having much effect on your real estate strategy? “For growth, it’s minor because you don’t need a lot of … space for telehealth… I would personally like to see the growth model in my own marketplace (Southern California) on the ASC development and MOB development… I think the opportunity for growth is still […]

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Industry Pulse: On the Record

What is your view on the healthcare industry’s ongoing consolidation? “Healthcare’s a business and consolidation tends to drive margins. But at the end of the day, it’s still about taking care of the patient and it’s about quality… So while I believe that we’re going to see

Industry Pulse: Coming to an Mob Near You: Drones?

Industry Pulse: Coming to an Mob Near You: Drones?

WakeMed and partners testing drone delivery of supplies Will the design of future medical office buildings (MOBs) need to include landing pads for drones? Maybe, if pilot programs like the one being tested in Raleigh, N.C., catch on. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation has teamed up with WakeMed Health & […]

Industry Pulse: Mid-Year Reports Highlight MOB Sector

Industry Pulse: Mid-Year Reports Highlight MOB Sector

Investor demand remains high as development declines Late August and early September tend to be the time when national healthcare real estate (HRE) brokerage firms issue their midyear medical office building (MOB) reports. So, perhaps not surprisingly, a flurry of reports were issued in recent weeks by firms including Marcus & Millichap, Newmark Knight Frank […]

Industry Pulse: Which Systems are the Most Rapidly Expanding?

Industry Pulse: Which Systems are the Most Rapidly Expanding?

Revista report finds that many providers are adding tremendously to their real estate We always eagerly await the release of Revista’s annual “Top 50 Owners of Medical Real Estate” report, which our friends from the Arnold, Md.-based healthcare real estate (HRE) research firm are always so generously willing to share with Healthcare Real Estate Insights™.

Drone-based medical deliveries are here! Today, the Division of Aviation teamed up with WakeMed Health & Hospitals and Matternet to conduct the first round of test flights for drones to deliver medical packages.  (Photo courtesy of North Carolina Department of Transportation)

News Release: NCDOT Launches “First Flight” Under Drone Pilot Program in partnership with Matternet and WakeMed

August 29, 2018 RALEIGH, N.C. –  Drone-based medical deliveries are here.Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation has teamed up with WakeMed Health & Hospitals and Matternet to conduct the first round of test flights for drones to carry simulated medical packages from Raleigh Medical Park, located across from WakeMed Raleigh Campus on Sunnybrook […]

A panel discussion from the InterFace HRE Carolinas conference in Charlotte, N.C. Photo courtesy of InterFace

Industry Pulse: Providers are more real estate savvy

Systems and physicians are becoming more sophisticated Healthcare systems and physicians groups might have paid minimal attention to their real estate dealings in the past, but new pressures, challenges and opportunities are motivating them to make that more of a priority.

Industry Pulse: Senior housing is still booming in S. Florida

Development rolls on, but affordability is a concern National senior housing occupancy rates recently hit an eight-year low (please see “Senior housing occupancy falls” on Page 16 of this edition of Healthcare Real Estate Insights™), but development is still booming in South Florida – especially when it comes to luxury units.

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Industry Pulse: Beyond the Boomers: Is your firm ready?

Millennials are on track to be the largest population group Did you know that the population of millennials is projected to exceed the population of baby boomers by next year?

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Tony Perez

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Tony Perez

Are providers becoming more sophisticated about real estate?

Industry Pulse: On the Record - R. Milton Johnson

Industry Pulse: On the Record – R. Milton Johnson

What are your thoughts on HCA celebrating its 50th anniversary?