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News Release: CBRE Promotes Sabrina Solomiany to Lead Debt and Structured Finance for Healthcare Capital Markets 

News Release: CBRE Promotes Sabrina Solomiany to Lead Debt and Structured Finance for Healthcare Capital Markets 

CAPITAL MARKETS ATLANTA – September 17, 2019 – CBRE announced today the promotion of Sabrina Solomiany to first vice president of national Healthcare Capital Markets. Based in Atlanta, GA, Ms. Solomiany will continue to work with Chris Bodnar and Lee Asher, vice chairmen and co-heads of Healthcare Capital Markets, to focus on debt and structured […]

News Release: Montecito Medical Acquires Medical Office Building in California Bay Area

News Release: Montecito Medical Acquires Medical Office Building in California Bay Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16th, 2019 Nashville, Tenn. — Montecito Medical Real Estate, a premier owner of medical office buildings throughout the U.S., has acquired the Bass Medical Group medical office building in Walnut Creek, California. The office property, which boasts more than 83,000 square feet of space, is 100-percent leased by Bass Medical Group, one of […]

Transactions: Anchor buys three MOBs in booming Huntsville, Ala.

Transactions: Anchor buys three MOBs in booming Huntsville, Ala.

Sources tell HREI that the deal was for about $100 million, or $483 PSF GREATER HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – As Greater Huntsville continues to grow by adding jobs in the defense, auto manufacturing, technology and technology sectors, the demand for healthcare services is booming as well. The economic expansion and growth of the Huntsville metropolitan statistical […]

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People: Steve Hewett says experience, focus, hard work and honesty remain the keys to success for The Sanders Trust

Pioneering HRE firm’s EVP and CIO explains how TST has adapted to a changing market By John B. Mugford BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The current environment for investing in healthcare real estate (HRE) assets, including medical office buildings (MOBs), is not an easy one, especially for firms that have been in the business for a long […]

Entries now open for seventh annual HREI Insights Awards

Entries now open for seventh annual HREI Insights Awards

Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ magazine announces that entries are now open for the Seventh Annual HREI Insights Awards, recognizing excellence in healthcare real estate. Entries are due Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. About the HREI Insights Awards™ The HREI Insights Awards™ were established by Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ magazine in 2013 to recognize excellence in healthcare real […]

News Release: MedProperties Realty Advisors acquires MOB portfolio in West Virginia

News Release: MedProperties Realty Advisors acquires MOB portfolio in West Virginia

The medical office buildings in Vienna, W.Va., and nearby Belpre, Ohio, are subject to long-term leases with West Virginia University Health System VIENNA, W.Va.; BELPRE, Ohio; and DALLAS, July 10, 2019 – MedProperties Realty Advisors LLC announced that it has acquired a 92,212 square foot medical office building (MOB) in Vienna, W.Va., and a two-building […]

News Release: Walgreens seeks to optimize its real estate

News Release: Walgreens seeks to optimize its real estate

National pharmacy/retailer has big plans for delivering healthcare services By John B. Mugford         After all, the company, operates a network of 9,653 stores in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., that are primarily focused on its pharmacy business as well as selling healthcare and beauty products. Astonishingly, its network of stores […]

News Release: Coordinated Health Professional Practice Opens Hazleton Medical Office Building

News Release: Coordinated Health Professional Practice Opens Hazleton Medical Office Building

Offering Comprehensive Orthopedic Services, Women’s Health, Primary Care and Walk-in Injury Care July 02, 2019 12:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time ALLENTOWN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Coordinated Health Professional Practice announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art medical office building at 26 Station Circle in Hazle Township. Conveniently located in Humboldt Industrial Park, the new facility features expanded orthopedic services as […]

Gary Weatherford of GoHealth Urgent Care (center) describes his firm’s approach to evaluating urgent care center opportunities during the ICSC RECon convention in Las Vegas. He was joined by moderator David Wirth of Cushman & Wakefield (left) and fellow panelist Alan Ayers of Urgent care Consultants (right). (Photo courtesy of ICSC)

Feature Story: Urgent care opportunities abound

R.E. strategies for such facilities is no longer an ‘affluent suburban’ or ‘Sunbelt’ play By John B. Mugford Although some suburban markets nationwide have reached a saturation point when it comes to the number of urgent care centers (UCCs), changes in healthcare and payment systems are creating more and more opportunities in new areas throughout […]

Cover Story: Montecito keeps finding MOBs to its liking

Cover Story: Montecito keeps finding MOBs to its liking

From calendars and posters to condo conversions to healthcare real estate, the entrepreneurial Conk clan continues to find success By John B. Mugford The four-year span from 2015-18 can generally be described as a Golden Age for medical office building (MOB) sales, as the product type became a mainstream real estate investment and saw annual […]

Transactions: MOB sales rebound in Q2 to $3.06 billion

Transactions: MOB sales rebound in Q2 to $3.06 billion

That total came after a slow Q1, when sales totaled $1.5 billion By John B. Mugford Prior to the start of 2019, a number of professionals involved in the medical office building (MOB) sector predicted that sales of the facility type would once again, for the fifth year in a row, be right around — […]

Transactions: HTA enters Chicago market

Transactions: HTA enters Chicago market

REIT pays $40 million for 8 floors of tower across from Northwestern Memorial By John B. Mugford Aside from Welltower Inc.’s (NYSE: WELL) $1.25 billion purchase of 55 medical office buildings (MOBs) from CNL Healthcare Properties on May 15, there has been a bit of a dearth of large healthcare real estate (HRE) deals in […]

Feature Story: Northwestern Memorial flips the script

Feature Story: Northwestern Memorial flips the script

Adding healthcare to retail areas is big trend. But what about adding retail to healthcare? By John B. Mugford The “retailization” of healthcare is a well-documented, recent and successful trend in the country’s medical delivery model. But what about the “healthcare-ization” of retail? Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, a 10-hospital system in Greater Chicago, has flipped the […]

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Feature Story: Micro-hospitals like high-visibility retail locations

Emerus exec’s motto is ‘See me a thousand times before you need me once’ By John B. Mugford Certainly, in this age of the “retailization” of healthcare delivery, finding convenient, highly visible locations in areas with “good demographics” is as important as ever for those planning new medical facilities. Even so, one professional who has […]

Feature Story: How to land business with health systems

Feature Story: How to land business with health systems

Health system execs talk about what they expect from third-party firms  By John B. Mugford MINNEAPOLIS – It is likely that any professional or company involved in healthcare real estate (HRE) has a goal of providing services or capital for, or establishing a client relationship with, strong healthcare systems and providers. One very well-attended panel […]