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Feature Story: It’s boom time for life science real estate

Panelists discuss the sector’s remarkable growth during recent BOMA MOB conference By John B. Mugford Think the medical office building (MOB) sector is holding up well during the COVID-19 pandemic? (As most professionals involved in the sector are aware, it most certainly is.) But one somewhat related real estate sector, that involving life science facilities, […]

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Transactions: MOB sales were $7.2B through Q3

Transactions: MOB sales were $7.2B through Q3

Five-year streak of at least $10 billion per year is in jeopardy after weak third quarter By John B. Mugford With medical office building (MOB) sales volume of about $7.2 billion through Sept. 30, it’s going to take a big fourth quarter (Q4) to top $10 billion for the sixth consecutive year. According to nationwide […]

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Feature Story: Timeshare medical space might be here to stay 

Feature Story: Timeshare medical space might be here to stay 

Panelists discuss their use, and appeal to investors, during BOMA MOB conference  By John B. Mugford As health systems and other providers continue to explore ways to expand their reach into new communities or markets, they are undoubtedly looking for as many ways to do so as efficiently as possible. If their research indicates that […]

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Feature Story: Wall Street analysts laud sector during BOMA MOB conference

Despite COVID, total MOB sales volume is likely to top 2019, according to panelists By John B. Mugford With medical office buildings (MOBs) continuing to show their resiliency amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it would only make sense that the product type continues trading at strong pricing and attracting an even wider range of investor types. […]

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Transactions: Healthpeak acquires a seven-MOB portfolio for $169M

Transactions: Healthpeak acquires a seven-MOB portfolio for $169M

Purchase is part of strategy focused on MOBs, life science, CCRCs; JLL brokered the deal By John B. Mugford As Irvine, Calif.-based Healthpeak Properties Inc. carries out a four-year-old strategy that involves selling much of its senior housing and senior housing operating portfolio (SHOP) properties, it continues to invest the proceeds from such sales into […]

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Feature Story: MOB sales were $2B in Q3, with occupancies steady

During webcast, Revista and Anchor officials provide update on the sector By John B. Mugford MOB sales have certainly been a bit sluggish since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but not as slow as might’ve been predicted when the crisis first hit. In fact, according to the latest MOB sales data from Arnold, Md.-based […]

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Transactions: TST, Harrison Street sell 11-property portfolio for $240M

Transactions: TST, Harrison Street sell 11-property portfolio for $240M

Lincoln Advisors acquires the 474,100 square feet of MOBs, IRFS for pension fund client By John B. Mugford At this point during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are plenty of investors looking to deploy “pent up” capital into stable investments amid a time of continued uncertainty. This was certainly evident during the recent marketing and sales […]

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Feature Story: Systems are planning for the post-COVID world

Feature Story: Systems are planning for the post-COVID world

Executives discuss strategies during InterFace Carolinas conference By John B. Mugford In the world of healthcare real estate (HRE), everyone involved understands that the drivers of the sector – including the amount of development space needed, and even the price for which properties trade – are the country’s health systems. Their financial health, their strategies […]

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Transactions: A busy few weeks, year for Anchor

The firm is in the midst of closing MOB investments totaling about $106 million By John B. Mugford As everyone involved in medical office building (MOB) acquisitions knows by now, the COVID-19 pandemic is not putting a damper on investor appetites for the product type. In fact, the pandemic looks to be shining an even […]

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News Release: 2020 HREI Insights Awards Finalists announced

News Release: 2020 HREI Insights Awards Finalists announced

8th annual awards recognize excellence in HRE development and leadership MINNETONKA, Minn. — HREI is pleased to announce the Finalists of the 2020 HREI Insights Awards, the first and only national awards dedicated to recognizing excellence in the areas of healthcare real estate (HRE) development and executive leadership. The awards are presented by Minnetonka-basedHREI, the nation’s first […]

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Feature Story: MOB development likely to take a hit in 2021

Feature Story: MOB development likely to take a hit in 2021

Even so, upbeat InterFace panelists say there are opportunities out there By John B. Mugford As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, it has become clear that medical office buildings (MOBs) are one of the most resilient, most likely to survive any type of economic slowdown or national crisis product type in commercial real estate. However, one […]

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Transactions: IRA Capital lands a significant MOB purchase near Milwaukee 

Transactions: IRA Capital lands a significant MOB purchase near Milwaukee 

Investor pays about $60M for two-building complex occupied by Froedtert  By John B. Mugford MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. – Irvine, Calif.-based IRA Capital, a private real estate investor making quite a splash in medical office building (MOB) acquisitions in recent years, has made a significant purchase in Menomonee Falls, a suburb of Milwaukee. In an exclusive […]

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Feature Story: Pandemic has done little to dent MOB investment activity

Feature Story: Pandemic has done little to dent MOB investment activity

Investors in virtual InterFace event say 2020 volumes will be comparable to 2019 By John B. Mugford “This industry continues to display its real resiliency, and that is going to keep the capital flowing into it,” said Peter Westmeyer, CEO of Chicago-based Remedy Medical Properties, formerly MBRE Healthcare, which has the largest private medical office […]

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July/August 2020

July/August 2020

Please click on one of the options below to access the current edition of Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ in your preferred format (paid subscription required): PDF (“snapshot” of entire publication) Website (individual articles)   2020 Archives 2019 Archives 2018 Archives 2017 Archives 2016 Archives 2015 Archives 2014 Archives 2013 Archives The full content of this […]

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Cover Story: The invincible MOB

Cover Story: The invincible MOB

No investment is recession-proof – or pandemic-proof. But medical office buildings come pretty close. By John B. Mugford As the Great Recession of 2007-09 dragged on, the hot topic of discussion in healthcare real estate (HRE) circles was, “Are medical office buildings (MOBs) recession-proof?” Developers, investors, brokers, lenders and others speculated about whether the HRE […]

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News Release: Three Class A Office Buildings Hit the Market in Southwest Florida

News Release: Three Class A Office Buildings Hit the Market in Southwest Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MIAMI, Nov. 30, 2020 – Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, announced today the exclusive listing for sale of the Renaissance Center and the Bonita Bay Executive Center, two Class A office properties with a total of […]

News Release: MedSquare Health signs 21,500 sq.ft. in new leases

News Release: MedSquare Health signs 21,500 sq.ft. in new leases

First Off-Campus Class “A” Medical Office Building Near Baptist Hospital Signed New Leases with Dental Care Alliance, LifeStance Health, and DermCare Management MIAMI (November 30, 2020) — MedSquare Health, the first off-campus Class “A” Medical Office Building by owners/developers AJP Ventures and Mas Group (MAS*AJP) located next to Baptist Hospital of Miami, is proud to announce […]

News Release: Southeast MOB portfolio sale

News Release: Southeast MOB portfolio sale

For Immediate Release Cushman & Wakefield’s Healthcare Capital Markets Team Closes Sale of Fresenius Medical Care Portfolio in Alabama and Mississippi Six-clinic Portfolio Draws $15.8 million Investment from Buyer American Finance Trust, Inc. CHICAGO, November 30, 2020 – Cushman & Wakefield announced today that the firm’s Healthcare Capital Markets team has completed the $15.8 million sale […]

News Release: WB Development Partners and New Era Companies Break Ground on a New Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in Greenfield, WI

News Release: WB Development Partners and New Era Companies Break Ground on a New Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital in Greenfield, WI

Nobis Rehabilitation Partners Will Manage the Operations of the Inpatient Rehab Hospital MILWAUKEE (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 24, 2020 WB Development Partners and New Era Companies, two innovative companies partnering together in the healthcare development sector, recently purchased land at 3200 S. 103rd St., Greenfield, Wisconsin. The Milwaukee Rehabilitation Hospital at Greenfield’s design is a three-story model […]

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Transactions: Community Healthcare Trust lands a 9-MOB portfolio

While the REIT typically invests less than $10M per deal, the portfolio cost $38.2 By John B. Mugford At a time when a majority of medical office building (MOB) transactions throughout the country are taking place as single-asset deals, an investor that typically acquires one building at a time for less than $10 million has […]

News Release: Transwestern tapped to lease and manage 351,030 sf office in Houston’s Bellaire Submarket

News Release: Transwestern tapped to lease and manage 351,030 sf office in Houston’s Bellaire Submarket

Corporate and Healthcare Users to Benefit from Proximity to Texas Medical Center (Nov. 23, 2020 – Houston) – Transwestern Real Estate Services (TRS) announces it has been engaged by Capital Commercial Investments Inc. to provide leasing and management services for a five-story, 351,030-square-foot building at 6500 W. Loop S. in Houston. Located only 4 miles […]

News Release: Announcement - $13.6M Medical Office Sale (New Bern and Jacksonville, N.C.)

News Release: Announcement – $13.6M Medical Office Sale (New Bern and Jacksonville, N.C.)

Fairfield Advisors announces sale of 2 Medical Office Buildings in New Bern, NC. and Jacksonville, NC. – $13,600,000 Transaction – (Denver, CO.) – Fairfield Advisors, a national Real Estate Advisory firm focused on the HealthCare marketplace, facilitated the sale of 2 Medical Office Buildings in Coastal North Carolina. The buildings, totaling 40,000 square feet, are […]

News Release: Central Phoenix Experiences Boom in Healthcare and Bioscience

News Release: Central Phoenix Experiences Boom in Healthcare and Bioscience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Billions in New Investment Makes Healthcare One of Fastest Growing Industries in Market PHOENIX (November 19, 2020) – In the nation’s fifth largest city, a unique hub for healthcare and bioscience industries is rising in a revitalized part of the community. Phoenix’s healthcare hub is becoming increasingly critical as a result of […]

News Release: JLL Selected to Market Five Building 674,000-Square-Foot St. Vincent’s Medical Center Campus (Los Angeles)

News Release: JLL Selected to Market Five Building 674,000-Square-Foot St. Vincent’s Medical Center Campus (Los Angeles)

The company is overseeing leasing and marketing at property LOS ANGELES, November 20, 2020 – JLL announced today that it has been hired to assist the owner to lease and reposition the five building, 674,000-square-foot St. Vincent’s Medical Center campus in Los Angeles, California. The campus was purchased from Verity Health in April 2020 by […]

News Release: Marcus & Millichap Brokers Northern California Medical Office Building Sale

News Release: Marcus & Millichap Brokers Northern California Medical Office Building Sale

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Nov. 19, 2020 – Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a leading commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, announced today the sale of 2625 Shadelands Drive, a 60,000-square-foot medical office building in Walnut Creek, California. “The property is the buyer’s first healthcare […]

News Release: Three PMB-developed projects and president named 2020 HREI Insights Awards Finalists

News Release: Three PMB-developed projects and president named 2020 HREI Insights Awards Finalists

HREI magazine’s national awards program honors medical facilities the healthcare real estate firm developed in Arizona, Calif. and Wash. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAN DIEGO, Nov. 19, 2020 — PMB’s president and three PMB-developed medical facilities have been honored as Finalists in Healthcare Real Estate Insights (HREI) magazine’s annual, national awards program. The leading national healthcare real estate […]

News Release: Recent Sale | 99,000 SF On-campus medical office building (Carmichael, CA)

News Release: Recent Sale | 99,000 SF On-campus medical office building (Carmichael, CA)

Recent Sale Swettenham Ortiz Healthcare Team COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL | SACRAMENTO November 19, 2020 On-campus medical office building in Carmichael sold Swettenham Ortiz Healthcare Team brokers sale of 99,000 SF medical office building on the Mercy San Juan Medical Center campus The Swettenham Ortiz Healthcare Team is pleased to announce the closing of 6555 Coyle Avenue […]

News Release: MetLife Investment Management provides $52.76M loan for Research Triangle lab conversion (Morrisville, N.C.)

News Release: MetLife Investment Management provides $52.76M loan for Research Triangle lab conversion (Morrisville, N.C.)

Life science capital markets well positioned for continued growth in 2020 notes JLL Capital Markets BOSTON, November 19, 2020 – JLL Capital Markets announced today that it has arranged $52.76 million in financing for Perimeter’s Edge, a flex/office, lab-convertible portfolio totaling 341,547 square feet across four buildings in Morrisville, North Carolina. JLL worked on behalf […]

News Release: Montecito Medical Acquires Minneapolis Area Medical Office Complex

News Release: Montecito Medical Acquires Minneapolis Area Medical Office Complex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2020 Nashville, Tenn. — Montecito Medical Real Estate, a premier owner of medical office properties throughout the U.S., has completed the acquisition of Ridges Pondview Medical Office Building, a high-profile medical complex in the Greater Minneapolis area. The two-story facility is situated on the campus of M Health Fairview Ridges […]

News Release: Cincinnati Children’s Opens New Behavioral Health Regional Care Center

News Release: Cincinnati Children’s Opens New Behavioral Health Regional Care Center

Multidisciplinary approach provides urgent mental health interventions, day treatment program Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Cincinnati Children’s recently opened a new regional care center for behavioral health in Norwood. The center is designed to provide increased behavioral health access for patients in need of intensive services and crisis intervention, while offering a central location that makes […]