News Release: HREI Insights Awards™ Winners announced

Healthcare Real Estate Insights presents awards to the winners of the first comprehensive national program recognizing excellence in healthcare real estate

HREIInsightsAwardsLogo2013MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 11 Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ has announced the winners of the inaugural HREI Insights Awards™, the only national awards totally dedicated to recognizing excellence in the areas of healthcare real estate (HRE) development and executive leadership. The 2013 awards were presented in nine different categories during the RealShare Healthcare Real Estate Conference in Scottsdale, Ariz., Dec. 11.

The new awards were presented by HREI™, the first and only national magazine entirely devoted to covering HRE development, financing and investment. The Platinum Sponsor of the awards and the presentation was GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services.

“As the leading provider of tailored financing solutions for medical properties and the broader healthcare real estate sector, we felt it was only fitting for GE to be the lead sponsor of the first annual HREI Insights Awards™,” explains Jim Seymour, Real Estate Finance Senior Managing Director, GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services. “These prestigious national awards celebrate the same entrepreneurial spirit and creativity we are dedicated to supporting every day with our customized financing solutions. Erik Tellefson and I and the entire GE team sincerely congratulate this year’s well-deserving Winners.”

“As the healthcare real estate sector has grown and matured, the lack of a comprehensive national awards program seemed like a more glaring omission every year,” HREI Publisher Murray W. Wolf explains. “There are awards recognizing design and other aspects of healthcare facilities but until now, there were no awards focusing on the real estate strategies and stories behind successful projects.”

Mr. Wolf added, “It’s really been a pleasure celebrating the remarkable achievements of a select group of HRE professionals through this inaugural awards program. Thanks to the tremendous support we’ve received for this initiative, we’re fully committed to continuing the HREI Insights Awardsas an annual event.”

2013 HREI Insights Awards Winners

1. Best New Medical Office Buildings and Other Outpatient Facilities (Less than 25,000 square feet)
Meridian Property Co.                                  DaVita Stevens Creek

2. Best New Medical Office Buildings and Other Outpatient Facilities (25,000 to 49,999 square feet)
PM Realty Group LP                                    Wylie Medical Plaza

3. Best New Medical Office Buildings and Other Outpatient Facilities (50,000 to 99,999 square feet)
Caddis Partners                                          Lone Star Family Health Center

4. Best New Medical Office Buildings and Other Outpatient Facilities (More than 100,000 square feet)
NexCore Group                                           Silver Cross Hospital Pavilion A

5. Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility
Seavest Healthcare Properties/KIRCO          Kirkwood Professional Plaza

6. Hospitals and Other Inpatient Facilities – Best New Ground-Up Development
Prevarian Senior Living LP                           Central Texas Rehabilitation Hospital

7. Post-Acute & Senior Living Facilities – Best New Ground-Up Development
HealthCap Partners/MedProperties Holdings Scottsdale Healthcare Rehabilitation Hospital

8. Healthcare Real Estate Executive of the Year
CBRE                                                         Christopher Bodnar and Lee Asher

9. Lifetime Achievement Award
PMB                                                           Robert Rosenthal

The Platinum Sponsor of the 2013 awards was GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services. Gold Sponsors included Hammond Hanlon Camp LLC, Health Care REIT Inc., HealthAmerica Realty Group and ALM’s RealShare Conference Series. Silver Sponsors included Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II, Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc. and The Plaza Companies.

The Winners and Finalists of the 2013 HREI Insights Awards are being featured in upcoming editions of HREI magazine, the 2014 HREI Resource Guide™ annual directory and on

About Healthcare Real Estate Insights™

Launched in 2003, HREI™ was the first and remains the only national magazine entirely dedicated to covering healthcare real estate development, financing and investment. This monthly, national, business-to-business magazine offers sophisticated players the most comprehensive coverage in the industry available anywhere. Introduced in 2008, the HREI Resource Guide™ was the first and is still the only annual directory of healthcare real estate services. And HREI’s companion website,, was totally redesigned and vastly expanded this year with more than 10 years of content, more than 2,000 articles and nearly 2 million words of copy, becoming the new hub for healthcare real estate news and information.

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