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Feature Story: HRE execs foresee a big year for MOBs

Feature Story: HRE execs foresee a big year for MOBs

The pandemic put an even brighter spotlight on the product type, Revista panel says By John B. Mugford For the past several years, professionals involved in the medical office building (MOB) sector have been saying that, aside from an economic downturn or total transformation of the healthcare system, there is just one thing that could […]

Feature Story: Economist imparts positive outlook for the economy, healthcare HRE

Feature Story: Economist imparts positive outlook for the economy, healthcare HRE

Ryan Severino of JLL shares optimism about the economy, healthcare and HRE By John B. Mugford Unlike other past economic crises, the current one is quite different in that it is dominated by a pandemic hindering both the supply side and the demand side of the economy simultaneously. This double-edged sword has, at least so […]

Feature Story: MOB construction remains strong

Feature Story: MOB construction remains strong

Revista data also shows that third-party developers grew market share in 2020 By John B. Mugford Although many healthcare real estate (HRE) professionals correctly predicted that medical office building (MOB) sales would remain strong during the COVID-19 pandemic, they did express some concern that construction numbers would fall as providers would be forced to focus […]

Feature Story: MOB space still steady, Revista says

Feature Story: MOB space still steady, Revista says

Sales (which topped $10 billion), construction, occupancy remain strong By John B. Mugford This might be considered a somewhat boring news lead: Most of the statistics used to reflect the state of the medical office building (MOB) sector, including occupancy, construction completions and starts, absorption of new space, the sales volume and pricing, remained steady […]

Feature Story: Sanders and Starr were a winning combination

Feature Story: Sanders and Starr were a winning combination

HREI’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award co-winners built The Sanders Trust into one of the HRE’s sector longstanding, respected firms By John B. Mugford Early in his career in commercial real estate, Rance Sanders came up with what seemed to be a great idea for a new business. At least he thought so. “I told my […]

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Feature Story: BOMA MOBs 2020

Here are links to HREI’s complete coverage of the 2020 BOMA MOBs conference. Feature Story: Wall Street analysts laud sector during BOMA MOB conference Feature Story: Timeshare medical space might be here to stay  Feature Story: It’s boom time for life science real estate Feature Story: Pandemic prompts providers to re-examine real estate Feature Story: […]

Feature Story: Mark Toothacre named top exec

Feature Story: Mark Toothacre named top exec

PMB president proud of building firm’s reputation and long-term relationships By Connie M. McCaffrey Those who know PMB President Mark D. Toothacre describe a visionary but humble and mentoring leader who is quick to share opportunities and recognition with others. That selflessness – along with an enviable track record – has earned Mr. Toothacre the […]

Feature Story: Kaiser remains on a roll (for real estate ownership)

Feature Story: Kaiser remains on a roll (for real estate ownership)

Revista’s Top 50 ownership report also shows inventory growth, strong construction By John B. Mugford It sounds like a broken record — or to be more up to date, a faulty MP3 recording. However, once again, as has been the case for the past seven years, Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente, the giant health insurance firm […]

Feature Story: The top 10 healthcare real estate stories of 2020

Feature Story: The top 10 healthcare real estate stories of 2020

In the year of COVID-19, the pandemic dominated the news – in the HRE space as well By John B. Mugford NATIONAL — Everyone has certainly heard the phrase, or something similar, along the lines of: “It will be good to put 2020 and the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic behind us.” And yet, for those of […]

Feature Story: Using data to develop strategies for healthcare and HRE 

Feature Story: Using data to develop strategies for healthcare and HRE 

‘COVID Concern Index’ and other data help to turn data into action, BOMA MOB panelists say   By John B. Mugford Even prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems and providers throughout the country were riddled with questions about how to reduce costs, increase efficiencies and right-size their real estate portfolios while […]

Feature Story: Developers are seeing opportunities

Feature Story: Developers are seeing opportunities

HREI editorial board members say they expect growth in new projects in 2021 By John B. Mugford Although medical office buildings (MOBs) are once again showing their strength as an investment and ownership product during the COVID-19 pandemic, some professionals involved in the sector have expressed concern that there could be a slowdown in the […]

Savvy health systems are always trying to optimize their real estate. But the disruptions – and opportunities – created by the pandemic shifted those efforts into hyper-drive, according to providers discussing the topic during BOMA’s MOB conference.

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Feature Story: Pandemic prompts providers to re-examine real estate

The pandemic has shown hospitals and health systems they can get by with a lot less administrative space, a group of BOMA panelists agreed. So now what? By John B. Mugford It has always been a complex and complicated task for any health system, be it large or small, to figure out the best, most-efficient […]

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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, […]

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. […]