Industry Pulse

Jim Connor

Industry Pulse: Duke Realty Corp. Won’t Comment on Sale Rumors

At a recent conference, executives focused on healthcare real estate sector’s strength Since we learned March 2 about rumors that Duke Realty Corp. (NYSE: DRE) might be exploring the sale of some or all of its 86-asset medical office building (MOB) portfolio, we at Healthcare Real Estate Insights have been trying to determine the veracity […]

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Louis Rogers

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Louis Rogers

How has the 1031 exchange market changed for HRE investors?

Adeptus Health and its First Choice brand is the nation’s oldest and largest owner/operator of freestanding emergency departments. Photo courtesy of Adeptus Health

Industry Pulse: Trouble Brewing for FED Firm Adeptus Health

Operator of the First Choice ER brand lost more than half a billion dollars in 2016 In 2015, Adeptus Health Inc. (NYSE: ADPT) was trading at more than $120 per share. As of mid-March, the Lewisville, Texas-based for-profit healthcare firm was available for $2.31 per share. What happened?

Industry Pulse: Colliers Releases Healthcare Report

Industry Pulse: Colliers Releases Healthcare Report

Study shows lower vacancy rates, more construction In its “2017 Healthcare Marketplace” report, Colliers International pegged the national medical office building (MOB) vacancy rate at “an all-time low” of 7.4 percent at year-end. It also said MOB rents rose by 8 percent in 2016 to a national average of $24 PSF. And its construction numbers […]

One of the MOBs that sold last year was Duke Medicine at Brier Creek in Raleigh, N.C. Photo courtesy of JLL

Industry Pulse: JLL Offers Another Take on the Market

Near-record sales show MOBs have gained acceptance JLL’s Healthcare Capital Markets group recently released a report with its take on the medical office building (MOB) market.

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Richard “Dick” D. Daniels

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Richard “Dick” D. Daniels

What’s ahead for the new Kaiser Permanente medical office model?

James B. "Jim" Connor, President and CEO, Duke Realty (Photo courtesy of Duke Realty)

Industry Pulse: Duke Realty CEO declines to comment on rumors of potential MOB portfolio sale

Since we learned March 2 about rumors that Duke Realty Corp. (NYSE: DRE) might be exploring the sale of some or all of its 86-asset medical office building (MOB) portfolio, we at Healthcare Real Estate Insights have been trying to determine the veracity of the story. So far, our efforts to obtain any comment from Duke Realty have […]

Unconfirmed reports say Duke Realty might sell its medical office portfolio. (Photo courtesy of Duke Realty)

Industry Pulse: $3 billion MOB portfolio sale on the horizon?

For an update version of this story, please see: Industry Pulse: Duke Realty CEO declines to comment on rumors of potential MOB portfolio sale Unconfirmed news report about a possible sale by Duke Realty was a hot topic at March 8 HRE conference in Los Angeles By John B. Mugford At the InterFace Healthcare Real Estate […]

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Todd Meredith

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Todd Meredith

How is the current political uncertainty affecting medical development?

Industry Pulse: What are the Top 4 Healthcare Trends?

Industry Pulse: What are the Top 4 Healthcare Trends?

Report from Navigant zeros in on a quartet of key issues “The future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an even bigger elephant in the room now that a Republican has been elected to the Oval Office. But instead of waiting or wavering, hospital and health system leaders need to continue to focus their […]

This micro hospital concept could be the shape of things to come this year, according to one healthcare architecture firm. Rendering courtesy of E4H

Industry Pulse: More Micro Hospitals, Improved EDs and More

Architecture firm releases five predictions for 2017 healthcare facility design trends In a recent article in Becker’s Hospital Review, the healthcare architecture firm E4H released its five predictions for healthcare facility design trends in 2017.

Industry Pulse: On the Record - Mercedes Kerr

Industry Pulse: On the Record – Mercedes Kerr

What will be Welltower’s investment focus during 2017?

Among the new hospital projects expected to be completed is the Golisana Children’s Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla. Rendering courtesy of Lee Health Foundation

Industry Pulse: Hospital Construction Headed for 4-Year High

New, expanded and replaced hospitals in pipeline total about 32.7 million square feet It looks as if 2017 is going to be a very big year for new hospital construction projects.

The developers are said to be considering other, similar medical condo projects. Rendering courtesy of Faith Development

Industry Pulse: Florida Medical Condo Comeback?

Aventura, Fla., med tower tops out, is about two-thirds sold One of the first medical office condominium projects to be built in a number of years in Miami-Dade County, Fla., is well underway near the 407-bed Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, part of HCA East Florida and Nashville, Tenn.-based HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA).

Many urgent care centers are expanding into more complex services, such as physical therapy and concussion screening. (Photo courtesy of Sarasota Memorial Healthcare System)

Industry Pulse: Urgent care centers are still important, growing

The number of centers and patient volumes are increasing while wait times are declining. For those involved in the development and ownership of healthcare real estate (HRE), it looks as if owning a standalone urgent care center (UCC) building or having a UCC in your medical office building (MOB) continues to be a good bet, […]