Industry Pulse

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Industry Pulse: On the Record

How have investor perceptions of healthcare real estate changed? “Healthcare real estate is emerging from the shadows of alternative sectors and is increasingly being viewed as a staple asset.

Industry Pulse: Is behavioral health the next big HRE trend?

Industry Pulse: Is behavioral health the next big HRE trend?

REITs and other for-profit firms are growing more active in the behavioral health space Are behavioral health facilities poised to become a significant opportunity for healthcare real estate (HRE) developers and investors? There are definitely signs pointing in that direction, according to a recent blog post by Tim Callahan, a Denverbased managing director of the […]

Industry Pulse: Hospitals Were Net Sellers of Mobs In 2017

Industry Pulse: Hospitals Were Net Sellers of Mobs In 2017

Hospitals sold more medical buildings than they acquired last year, but not by much

Industry Pulse: On the record

Industry Pulse: On the record

What’s your reaction to the proposed Aetna CVS merger plan? “With Aetna and CVS, that’s something we’re all going to wait and see what that means. I think the more exciting news is Amazon and JP Morgan. I have incredible respect for Warren Buffett, and Amazon is the great disruptor. And JP Morgan has the […]

Industry Pulse: California Dreamin’: Mob Fetches $613 Psf

Industry Pulse: California Dreamin’: Mob Fetches $613 Psf

Dermatologist buys West Los Angeles MOB for $4.7 million If you think California medical office building (MOB) prices are cooling, think again. Coldwell Banker Commercial WESTMAC announced March 12, that it arranged the sale of the two-story, 7,658 square foot Bryan Medical Building at 11669 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Los Angeles for $4.7 million, […]

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Is there capital available for MOB acquisitions? “On the capital markets side, from a macro perspective, there’s more dry powder… on the sidelines today than any time in history. I think

Industry Pulse: New HRE Report Says Uncertainty Remains

Industry Pulse: New HRE Report Says Uncertainty Remains

But fundamentals still strong, Cushman & Wakefield says: The past six months “have brought dramatic changes to both healthcare regulations and policy-making, all of which port end significant challenges for healthcare providers and their real estate partners in the coming months.”

Industry Pulse: Who was America’s Top MOB Developer last year?

Industry Pulse: Who was America’s Top MOB Developer last year?

Surprise! It was Kaiser Permanente with 15 new MOBs for a total of 682 such facilities   This month’s cover story, “Largest outpatient developers revealed,” on Page 23 reports on which third-party healthcare real estate (HRE) firms started or completed the most outpatient HRE projects last year.

Industry Pulse: HTA: A Different View Of MOB Development

Industry Pulse: HTA: A Different View Of MOB Development

Building the local platform is the REIT’s primary objective: As detailed in this month’s cover story “Largest outpatient developers revealed” on Page 23, Scottsdale, Ariz.-based HTA Development led the way in completed projects during the year.

Industry Pulse: Trophy Mob In Buffalo, NY To Trade Hands

Industry Pulse: Trophy Mob In Buffalo, NY To Trade Hands

Hong Kong-based investor said to be acquiring 95 percent stake in Conventus medical building Ever since plans for the construction of the Conventus medical building were announced for an emerging medical corridor in Buffalo earlier this decade, the project has garnered plenty of headlines and lots of demand from interested tenants.

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Has Kaiser grown more willing to work with third party developers? “We’re starting to develop relationships with developers now, and those who maybe have a greater sense of what’s happening in the

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Industry Pulse: On the Record

What trends are you seeing in healthcare real estate lending? “The two biggest trends I’ve noticed Tover the past five years are, one, the entry of more institutional investors, which has turned the medical office property type into almost a commodity. Where we

News Release: EBRI Research Finds Millennials Bring Online Consumer Behaviors to Health Care Interactions

News Release: EBRI Research Finds Millennials Bring Online Consumer Behaviors to Health Care Interactions

News from EBRI 1100 13th St. NW  Suite 878  Washington, DC 20005 (202) 659-0670  www.ebri.org  Fax: (202) 775-6312 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2018 CONTACT: Paul Fronstin, EBRI (author), fronstin@ebri.org, (202) 775-6352 EBRI Research Finds Millennials Bring Online Consumer Behaviors to Health Care Interactions New research by the Employee Benefit Research Institute […]

Industry Pulse: Hospital Property Tax Exemptions Threatened

Industry Pulse: Hospital Property Tax Exemptions Threatened

More and more municipalities are challenging traditional non-profit property tax exemptions As recently as the early 1990’s, property tax-exempt status for nonprofit organizations, including hospitals, was nearly sacrosanct. Typically, all they needed to do to qualify was to demonstrate that they were “exempt organizations” under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Code.

Industry Pulse: HTA Invested $2.73 Billion In Mob Assets Last Year

Industry Pulse: HTA Invested $2.73 Billion In Mob Assets Last Year

Healthcare Trust of America accounted for nearly 22 percent of 2017 MOB acquisitions As detailed in this month’s Cover Story. “The Year of the Portfolio,” stating on Page 20, medical office building (MOB) sales hit an all time high last year with a total of $12.55 billion, according to commercial real estate data firm Real […]