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Murray W. Wolf, Healthcare Real Estate Insights

News Release: Expert panel scheduled to discuss current healthcare real estate market environment

Trends in medical office building cap rates, pricing, competition, capital, construction costs and more will be examined at InterFace Healthcare Real Estate in Dallas Sept. 14 MINNEAPOLIS and DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2017 – The only constant in healthcare real estate (HRE) is change, so it makes sense for HRE professionals to stay well informed about […]

News Release: Aging U.S. Population Boosting Demand for Medical Office Buildings, According to CBRE Report

Los Angeles | August 22, 2017 The aging U.S. population, pressure for healthcare providers to cut costs and new technologies have boosted demand for medical office properties in recent years, according to a new report from CBRE. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the 65+ population will nearly double between 2015 and 2055 to more than 92 million and […]

Thought Leaders: MOB sales continue at furious pace in 2017

Thought Leaders: MOB sales continue at furious pace in 2017

Healthcare Capital Markets Perspective August 2017 The major reason was HTA’s $2.2 billion acquisition of the Duke Realty healthcare portfolio in June, leaving the balance of first half acquisitions at $3.2 billion, consistent with first half volume in 2015 and 2016 – years with record overall sales. Record MOB sales in the first half of […]

Thought Leaders: Healthcare is HOT for Foreign Investors

Thought Leaders: Healthcare is HOT for Foreign Investors

Healthcare Capital Markets Perspective June 2017 U.S. seniors housing has been a magnet for global capital with $3.4 billion in investments in the last 10 years, most in the last five years. Canada leads the pack with 40% of the total investment activity, followed closely by Asia-Pacific at 35%. Chinese capital alone accounted for $2.6 […]

Editor’s Letter: We’re all ears

We’d love to hear about your latest deals Dear Reader: I know I’ve said this many times before in the pages of Healthcare Real Estate Insights™, but I’ll day it again: send us your news.

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Industry Pulse: Opportunities are increasing for retail repurposing

Almost 3,600 retail stores are slated to close this year, including hundreds of big boxes and department stores In the aftermath of the Great Recession, it became a common strategy for healthcare providers and healthcare real estate (HRE) firms to repurpose the buildings of failed big box and department stores. The bankruptcies of Circuit City, […]

Thought Leaders: 2017 Cushman & Wakefield MOB Report | Vital Signs: Assessing the Health of Healthcare

Thought Leaders: 2017 Cushman & Wakefield MOB Report | Vital Signs: Assessing the Health of Healthcare

Legislation Creates Industry Uncertainty, But Fundamentals Still Strong The 2016 elections and recent moves by the current administration have brought a new wave of uncertainty to the U.S. healthcare industry. What does that mean for healthcare real estate? Despite changes to provider payment models, insurance exchanges, and immigration policies, demand for Medical Office Buildings remains […]

Thought Leaders: Newmark Grubb Knight Franks's Global Healthcare Services 2017 Healthcare Outlook Report

Thought Leaders: Newmark Grubb Knight Franks’s Global Healthcare Services 2017 Healthcare Outlook Report

The Global Healthcare Services U.S. Healthcare Real Estate Outlook 2017 covers this year’s trends in consolidation, need for capital, uncertainty with healthcare reform, value based care and consumerism as well as continued investment demand for acquiring healthcare assets. The healthcare industry continues to evolve, as it responds to the twin mandates of serving a growing patient population […]

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Thought Leaders: Retail Dimensions of Health Care Report Part I (from Colliers)

Colliers International has released a new report: “Retail Dimensions of Health Care Report Part I.” Please see below for excerpts and a link to the full report. Examining the Increased Presence of Health Care in the Retail Setting The world of retail today is all about adapting to the rapidly evolving needs of consumers. Now, […]

Thought Leaders: 2017 Healthcare Real Estate Investor & Developer Survey Results

Thought Leaders: 2017 Healthcare Real Estate Investor & Developer Survey Results

CBRE’s U.S. Healthcare Capital Markets Group is pleased to present the findings of our 2017 Investor & Developer Survey. In developing the survey, our main objective was to identify trends in the healthcare real estate industry and to share this information with our clients to help them better understand the state of the market. The […]

Thought Leaders: Who Were the Hot Buyers of Medical Office in 2016?

JLL research shows that the largest medical office owners were active buyers in 2016, but the hot money shifted and with it – a few surprises. Key Points: The largest buyers in 2016 were the public medical office REITs (DOC, HTA, HR) which enjoyed record high share values in mid-2016. These focused REITs were often the […]

Thought Leaders: HH2C Q4 MOB Report: Large Portfolio Activity Drives 2016 Transaction Volume

Hammond Hanlon Camp LLC Fourth Quarter Medical Office Building Report:  Large Portfolio Activity Drives 2016 Transaction Volume posted on March 14, 2017 NEW YORK — Investor appetite remained strong for medical office buildings in 2016 with a total of $8.5 billion in reported transaction volume.  It was a year marked by large portfolio sales, fueled by institutional capital. […]

Duke Realty partnered with Mercy Hospital Springfield and Kindred Health to develop the 63,000-square-foot, 60-bed Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital near Springfield, Mo. The proliferation of rehab hospitals is one of six trends included in a comprehensive trends white paper written by Keith Konkoli and Jared Stark of Duke Realty. (Photo courtesy of Duke Realty)

Thought Leaders: Six major healthcare real estate trends to watch in 2017 and their impact on patient care

A comprehensive new white paper written by Duke Realty focuses on micro hospitals, rehab hospitals, site selection, CMS payment policies, expansions/development and more INDIANAPOLIS, March 14, 2017 – When it comes to healthcare, much of the focus these days is on the fate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) – and rightly […]

News Release: Medical Office Sales at Near Record in 2016

News Release: Medical Office Sales at Near Record in 2016

JLL research reports that medical office sales in 2016 were $7.64 billion, the second highest year on record, following the breakout year of 2015 with $9.03 billion in sale volume. Sales Highlights Key Points: Sales of medical office buildings and outpatient care facilities exceeded all prior years except for 2015, providing solid support to the […]

Based on trans. of $2.5M+ (excludes entity-level and partial-interest sales)

Thought Leaders: Marcus & Millichap Medical Office Research National Report “2017 Outlook”

Generational Differences Driving Growth, Advancement in Today’s Medical Office Market Generational cohorts create diverging trends in healthcare. The aging U.S. population, combined with emerging differences in the way generations process healthcare information, have been signifi cant drivers in the nation’s healthcare industry. As the 65-and-older age segment increases by 20 million individuals over the next 10 years, demand for healthcare services […]