News Release: Davis founder and Principal Mark A. Davis honored by four prestigious media outlets

Real Estate Forum,, Healthcare Real Estate Insights and Twin Cities Business magazine say he is an influential leader who has left an indelible impact

Mark A. Davis, who founded Minneapolis-based Davis more than 30 years ago, has been honored by four prestigious news media outlets.

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 9, 2019 – Mark A. Davis, principal of Minneapolis-based Davis, has been honored by four prestigious media outlets for his many business successes and contributions to the commercial real estate industry that have left an “indelible impact,” according to two of the media outlets.

“It is truly an honor to be recognized by such an outstanding group of media,” says Mr. Davis, who is also the founder of the national healthcare real estate development, property management, brokerage and investment firm. “This is a testament to the Davis team’s hard work, creativity and focus on client service. We are dedicated to helping our clients achieve their overall missions by developing, acquiring and managing beautiful, world-class medical facilities that help provide superior healthcare experiences for their patients.”

The news media honors include:

Real Estate Forum and “Healthcare Influencer”

The national commercial real estate print magazine Real Estate Forum and its online companion named Mr. Davis a “2018 Real Estate Forum Healthcare Influencer.”

In describing the Influencers designation, the outlets’ editors note, “In all segments of the commercial real estate business, there are a number of individuals that have made an indelible impact on their line of business. Be it through their contributions to the industry, or vast successes they’ve racked up in completing deals and projects, or the innovations and best practices they’ve introduced to the business, these people and organizations have helped to shape their field and where it is headed.”

Mr. Davis and the other Healthcare Influencers are profiled in the November/December 2018 edition of Real Estate Forum at and at

Healthcare Real Estate Insights magazine:  Finalist “Executive of the Year”

Healthcare Real Estate Insights™ magazine named Mr. Davis a Finalist for “2018 Healthcare Real Estate Executive of the Year.” The magazine’s annual, national awards program recognizes excellence in the areas of healthcare real estate development and executive leadership.

Healthcare Real Estate Insights was the first and remains the only national media organization entirely devoted to covering healthcare real estate development, financing and investment. HREI offers a bimonthly print and digital magazine, a weekly e-newsletter, a companion website, and an annual resource directory.

Mr. Davis and the other Finalists are profiled in the December 2018 edition of HREI and online at

Twin Cities Business magazine: “100 People to Know”

Twin Cities Business, a leading provider of Minnesota business news through daily online stories, e-newsletters, a monthly print magazine and live events, named Mr. Davis to its “2019 Twin Cities Business 100 People to Know” list.

The magazine editors say the list is of people “who will have the biggest impact on the region’s economy and corporate community in the coming year.” They note that the list serves “as a little black book of the influencers, thought leaders, and key players likely to be making news or driving change in the year ahead.”

About Mr. Davis, under the heading of “Titans,” they said, “As the population as a whole ages, medical real estate is a healthy business. Mark Davis founded the eponymous company, formerly Davis Group, in 1986. The company does more than just lease medical office space, however. Davis is an increasingly prolific medical office developer and investor in the Twin Cities and beyond, and has a national reputation as an expert in the genre.”

Mr. Davis was profiled in the December 2018 edition of Twin Cities Business and online at

About Davis

Davis, founded in 1986, is a national healthcare real estate firm that offers unparalleled expertise in healthcare real estate development, property management, brokerage, investment and consulting services to health systems, hospitals, individual medical groups, specialty practices and other healthcare organizations. Over the past five years, the company has developed 20 Class A medical buildings totaling $250-plus million in development costs and completed 20 investment transactions totaling more than $400 million. It has also negotiated more than 250 healthcare property leases totaling 1.2 million square feet during that time. For more information, please visit

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News Media Contact: Alex Davis, Davis, 612.338.4000,

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