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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 […]

Companies & People: MLL Capital making a name for itself in MOB space

Companies & People: MLL Capital making a name for itself in MOB space

In a Q&A with Founder Kyle O’Connor, he says firm remains optimistic about the sector By John B. Mugford BOSTON – In the medical office building (MOB) acquisitions sector, there are the big buyers, those that grab headlines with large and frequent purchases, and there are those that fly under the radar just a bit […]

Industry Pulse: All of our COVID-19 coverage in one place

Industry Pulse: All of our COVID-19 coverage in one place

For your convenience, here are links to most of the COVID-19 coverage HREI has published to date: Feature Story: Recovery could be slower; U-shaped vs. V-shaped REIT Report: REITs reacting to COVID-19, not necessarily buying Feature Story: HRE update from the front lines Feature Story: The MOB market did well during Q1 Feature Story: Your […]

Feature Story: HRE update from the front lines

Feature Story: HRE update from the front lines

CBRE leasing pros discuss market hardships, what the recovery might look like By John B. Mugford As could be expected, smaller medical practices, especially those that may have been struggling prior to the current crisis or those involved in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), are being hit the hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, for the […]

Feature Story: The MOB market did well during Q1

Feature Story: The MOB market did well during Q1

But the numbers could tell a different story down the road, Revista says By John B. Mugford At least through the first quarter (Q1) of this year, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic had not drastically impacted the performance of the medical office building (MOB) sector. In fact, quite the contrary, as MOB sales remained […]

Feature Story: Your healthcare tenants want rent relief. Now what?

Feature Story: Your healthcare tenants want rent relief. Now what?

Winstead webinar explores some legal implications of COVID-19 on HRE By John B. Mugford Sure, everyone involved in healthcare real estate (HRE) these days is trying to gauge how much of an effect the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis is having on the sector. Although well-leased HRE facilities and medical office buildings (MOBs) emerged largely […]

Feature Story: A coronavirus conversation for the HRE space

Feature Story: A coronavirus conversation for the HRE space

InterFace webinar panelists discuss COVID-19’s impact on the industry By John B. Mugford “Necessity really is the mother of invention.” Lorie Damon, who leads Cushman & Wakefield’s Healthcare Practice Group, reiterated the well-known proverb while moderating a webinar on April 14 focused on how health systems and companies involved in healthcare real estate (HRE) are […]

Transactions: Sale near D.C. is a ‘great story’

Transactions: Sale near D.C. is a ‘great story’

A Virtus-led partnership acquired the outpatient campus for about $36 million By John B. Mugford The recent sale of the Colesville Medical Campus in suburban Washington, D.C., represents a “great story” in the medical office building (MOB) acquisitions sector, according to the broker who led a team representing the seller. The broker, Ben Appel, a […]

Thought Leaders: A Look At Some Legal Implications Of Covid-19 On Healthcare Real Estate

Thought Leaders: A Look At Some Legal Implications Of Covid-19 On Healthcare Real Estate

Written by T. Andrew Dow (1) Shareholder, Winstead PC Conventional wisdom has held that the healthcare real estate industry is generally recession resistant.  While that has historically been the case, the conventional wisdom did not account for a recession caused solely by a public health crisis due to a global pandemic. While the long-term effects […]

Feature Story: Even some MOBs are feeling the pain

Feature Story: Even some MOBs are feeling the pain

Yet the asset class could be the first to recover due to pent-up demand By John B. Mugford This time, things are different for medical office buildings (MOBs) — and yet, there is still a light at the end of the tunnel. During the Great Recession, MOBs gained their well-known reputation as being “recession-resistant,” in […]

The InterFace HRE West development panel included (from left to right): moderator Andrew Fogg of Cox Castle & Nicholson,  Todd Varney of NexCore Group, Nancy Moses of Trammell Crow, Scott Mackey of Devenney Group, John Grossman of Millie & Severson and Connor Lewis of Ryan Companies.
(Photo courtesy of InterFace)

Feature Story: Pre-pandemic panel predicted a plentiful period for MOBs

Prior to COVID-19, developers at InterFace conference were excited about the possibilities By John B. Mugford On Feb. 19, prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of healthcare real estate (HRE) and medical office building (MOB) development professionals gathered for a panel session in Los Angeles to talk about what was going […]

Feature Story: Third-party developers had a big year in 2019

Feature Story: Third-party developers had a big year in 2019

VA facility-focused U.S. Federal Properties tops Revista’s annual survey By John B. Mugford Who was the big winner in this year’s Revista Outpatient Real Estate Development Report? One might say that it was the third-party outpatient facility development sector itself. Third-party development volumes not only increased significantly from a year earlier. Third-party healthcare real estate […]

Feature Story: Are MOBs still ‘recession resistant?’ We might soon find out

Feature Story: Are MOBs still ‘recession resistant?’ We might soon find out

At January’s Revista event, HRE finance execs discussed a potential downturn By John B. Mugford At the end of January, an economic downtown was not yet on the horizon, even though many businesspeople, including those involved in healthcare real estate (HRE), were thinking about and preparing for such a possibility. After all, strong economic cycles […]

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