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Transactions: Q2 MOB sales were about $2 billion

Transactions: Q2 MOB sales were about $2 billion

As anticipated, Revista and RCA confirm that sales were down, but not as much as feared By John B. Mugford Despite the worries that medical office building (MOB) sales would see a big drop in the second quarter (Q2) amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the volume came in just fine — not great, but not awful […]

News Release: Healthpeak Properties™ Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

News Release: Healthpeak Properties™ Reports Second Quarter 2020 Results

NEWS PROVIDED BY Healthpeak Properties, Inc.  Aug 04, 2020, 16:16 ET IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PEAK) today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. For the quarter, we generated net income of $0.09 per share, NAREIT FFO of $0.34 per share, FFO as Adjusted of $0.40 per share and blended Total Same-Store Portfolio Cash NOI results of […]

News Release: Equus Sells Scottsdale Gateway I in Scottsdale, Arizona

News Release: Equus Sells Scottsdale Gateway I in Scottsdale, Arizona

July 30, 2020 Press Release Equus Capital Partners, Ltd. (“Equus”), one of the nation’s leading real estate investment managers, announced today that an affiliate has completed the sale of Scottsdale Gateway I, a 107,049 square-foot, twostory, class-A office/medical building located in Scottsdale, Arizona. The property was originally part of a two-building office portfolio, which was […]

Feature Story: MOB sector remains resilient despite Q2 sales decline

Feature Story: MOB sector remains resilient despite Q2 sales decline

Revista’s latest webcast shows stabilized occupancies despite COVID-19 NATIONAL — The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is certainly taking its toll on the country’s healthcare systems as well as the healthcare real estate (HRE) sector, even though the industry and property type continue to show resiliency more than four months into the crisis. For example, […]

Feature Story: Spring MOB sales volume fell up to 60% amid the pandemic

Feature Story: Spring MOB sales volume fell up to 60% amid the pandemic

But NKF says this ‘buying opportunity’ might bring REITs and other investors off the sidelines By John B. Mugford During the past five years, the medical office building (MOB) sector announced its presence among the major types of commercial real estate with annual sales topping $11 billion, according to the major real estate data firms […]

Feature Story: Encouraging signs for development

Feature Story: Encouraging signs for development

InterFace webinar panelists say they’re seeing opportunities pick up again By John B. Mugford Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, most health systems have been forced to put most their efforts into surviving the crisis, leaving little time to think about growing their ambulatory networks and initiating new medical office building (MOB) development projects. […]

Feature Story: Investors expect a big second half

Feature Story: Investors expect a big second half

Still-active MOB buyers discuss the state of the market during InterFace webinar By John B. Mugford After the initial shock of the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, it looks as if the healthcare industry, and subsequently the healthcare real estate (HRE) sector, is getting back on track. “We collected 96 percent of our rents (in […]

Feature Story: Even if there is short-term pain, MOBs are a strong investment

Feature Story: Even if there is short-term pain, MOBs are a strong investment

Panelists on a Marcus & Millichap webinar reiterate why they are bullish on the property type NATIONAL — Because medical office buildings (MOBs) have fared rather well during the COVID-19 pandemic, with rent collections remaining very strong for many landlords, capitalization rates, or first-year estimated returns, for the product type have not risen much at all. […]

Feature Story: MOBs proving ‘resilient’ once again

Feature Story: MOBs proving ‘resilient’ once again

But senior housing is struggling. That and more from 2020 REITweek event. By Murray W. Wolf and John B. Mugford The annual three-day REITweek conference is the single most important event of the year for securities analysts and others who follow real estate investment trusts. The analysts, along with institutional investors and representatives from sponsoring […]

News Release: The Sanders Trust announces completion of expansion project at Tulsa, Oklahoma rehabilitation hospital

News Release: The Sanders Trust announces completion of expansion project at Tulsa, Oklahoma rehabilitation hospital

Birmingham, Ala., June 8, 2020 – The Sanders Trust, one of the nation’s leading healthcare real estate investment companies, announces the completion of an expansion project at PAM (Post Acute Medical) Rehabilitation Hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which the firm acquired in July 2018. Built in 2017, PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Tulsa originally provided 40 private patient rooms.  The 8,100 SF addition has added another 13 beds, […]

Feature Story: Alternative assets are looking good

Feature Story: Alternative assets are looking good

NKF webcast discusses why MOBs and other alternatives should perform well By John B. Mugford Although the capital markets for commercial real estate have “experienced extreme volatility” during the COVID-19 pandemic, a team with New York-based Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) believes acquisitions of “alternative assets,” including medical office buildings (MOBs), are poised to make a […]

Companies & People: Pandemic not stopping IRA Capital

Companies & People: Pandemic not stopping IRA Capital

Principal Amer F. Kasm discusses the firm’s activities, prospects in our ‘5 Questions’ format By John B. Mugford Private equity firm IRA Capital, which is based in Irvine, Calif., continues to be one of the most active medical office building (MOB) investors during the COVID-19 pandemic The firm, which has a heavy focus on MOBs […]

News Release: Avison Young Arranges Sale of Medical Office Building During Pandemic

News Release: Avison Young Arranges Sale of Medical Office Building During Pandemic

News Release For Immediate Release [Monday, June 1, 2020] WASHINGTON DC – Avison Young announced today that it has arranged the sale of a medical office building located at 8301 Arlington Boulevard in the Merrifield submarket of Fairfax, Virginia within Fairfax County. The commercial property is home to a variety of medical practice specialties including […]

Transactions: MOB sales were healthy in Q1, at $3 billion, according to RCA

Transactions: MOB sales were healthy in Q1, at $3 billion, according to RCA

Revista data indicates that Q1 sales were $2.5 billion, with the average cap rate of 6.3% By John B. Mugford Although medical office building (MOB) sales are expected to take a hit in the second and third quarters (Q2 and Q3) of this year, they were quite healthy in Q1 as demand for the product […]

Companies & People: Amid the ‘nightmare,’ MOBs are hanging tough

Companies & People: Amid the ‘nightmare,’ MOBs are hanging tough

Five questions with Darryl E. Freling of MedProperties Realty Advisors By John B. Mugford Times are tough for so many people and so many businesses amid this crisis, and yet, despite its share of difficulties, the medical office building (MOB) sector is hanging in there. And while professionals involved in the medical office space express […]