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Industry Pulse

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Industry Pulse: On the Record

What is behind the healthcare retailization trend and will it continue? “People want convenience and high-quality care, and they want it to be easy. The trend of neighborhood healthcare locations will continue – and escalate. Neighborhood health destinations will continue to grow, including primary care, urgent health care, lab, hearing and vision services.” Patrick Carroll, […]

Industry Pulse: Two More Sizable Mob Portfolios Hit The Market

Industry Pulse: Two More Sizable Mob Portfolios Hit The Market

USAA Real Estate and partners are selling two MOB portfolios acquired via joint ventures If 2017 was “The Year of the Portfolio” with respect to the total dollar volume of multi-asset medical office building (MOB) transactions, 2018 might be shaping up to be “The Year of the Portfolio” in terms of the sheer number of MOB […]

Industry Pulse: Is ‘Medtail’ The Cure For Retail’s Woes?

Industry Pulse: Is ‘Medtail’ The Cure For Retail’s Woes?

Mainstream media has finally ‘discovered’ retailization This is no big news flash for healthcare real estate (HRE) professionals, but a new article posted Sept. 24 to the Forbes. com website suggests that “medtail,” the positioning of medical facilities in former retail spaces and in retail areas, could be at least part of the answer for […]

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Industry Pulse: On the Record

It seems like MOB acquisitions have slowed. What are your thoughts on the medical office building sector? “With MOB increasingly being viewed as a core holding, private capital holders (private equity, insurance, sovereign wealth) have kept asset valuations high in recent periods. I see no sign that these

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Industry Pulse: Two more MOB portfolios hit the market

Offered together, the Flagship and HSA packages total 479,092 square feet If 2017 was “The Year of the Portfolio” with respect to the total dollar volume of multi-asset medical office building (MOB) transactions, 2018 might be shaping up to be “The Year of the Portfolio” in terms of the sheer number of MOB portfolios being […]

Industry Pulse: Seavest, TCC Working On  ‘Small-Format’ Hospitals

Industry Pulse: Seavest, TCC Working On ‘Small-Format’ Hospitals

The partners are working with micro hospital operator Emerus on projects for AHN

Industry Pulse: On the record

Industry Pulse: On the record

Is telehealth having much effect on your real estate strategy? “For growth, it’s minor because you don’t need a lot of … space for telehealth… I would personally like to see the growth model in my own marketplace (Southern California) on the ASC development and MOB development… I think the opportunity for growth is still […]

Industry Pulse: On the Record

Industry Pulse: On the Record

What is your view on the healthcare industry’s ongoing consolidation? “Healthcare’s a business and consolidation tends to drive margins. But at the end of the day, it’s still about taking care of the patient and it’s about quality… So while I believe that we’re going to see

Industry Pulse: Coming to an Mob Near You: Drones?

Industry Pulse: Coming to an Mob Near You: Drones?

WakeMed and partners testing drone delivery of supplies Will the design of future medical office buildings (MOBs) need to include landing pads for drones? Maybe, if pilot programs like the one being tested in Raleigh, N.C., catch on. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division of Aviation has teamed up with WakeMed Health & […]

Industry Pulse: Mid-Year Reports Highlight MOB Sector

Industry Pulse: Mid-Year Reports Highlight MOB Sector

Investor demand remains high as development declines Late August and early September tend to be the time when national healthcare real estate (HRE) brokerage firms issue their midyear medical office building (MOB) reports. So, perhaps not surprisingly, a flurry of reports were issued in recent weeks by firms including Marcus & Millichap, Newmark Knight Frank […]

Industry Pulse: Which Systems are the Most Rapidly Expanding?

Industry Pulse: Which Systems are the Most Rapidly Expanding?

Revista report finds that many providers are adding tremendously to their real estate We always eagerly await the release of Revista’s annual “Top 50 Owners of Medical Real Estate” report, which our friends from the Arnold, Md.-based healthcare real estate (HRE) research firm are always so generously willing to share with Healthcare Real Estate Insights™.

Drone-based medical deliveries are here! Today, the Division of Aviation teamed up with WakeMed Health & Hospitals and Matternet to conduct the first round of test flights for drones to deliver medical packages.  (Photo courtesy of North Carolina Department of Transportation)

News Release: NCDOT Launches “First Flight” Under Drone Pilot Program in partnership with Matternet and WakeMed

August 29, 2018 RALEIGH, N.C. –  Drone-based medical deliveries are here.Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation has teamed up with WakeMed Health & Hospitals and Matternet to conduct the first round of test flights for drones to carry simulated medical packages from Raleigh Medical Park, located across from WakeMed Raleigh Campus on Sunnybrook […]

A panel discussion from the InterFace HRE Carolinas conference in Charlotte, N.C. Photo courtesy of InterFace

Industry Pulse: Providers are more real estate savvy

Systems and physicians are becoming more sophisticated Healthcare systems and physicians groups might have paid minimal attention to their real estate dealings in the past, but new pressures, challenges and opportunities are motivating them to make that more of a priority.

Industry Pulse: Senior housing is still booming in S. Florida

Development rolls on, but affordability is a concern National senior housing occupancy rates recently hit an eight-year low (please see “Senior housing occupancy falls” on Page 16 of this edition of Healthcare Real Estate Insights™), but development is still booming in South Florida – especially when it comes to luxury units.

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Industry Pulse: Beyond the Boomers: Is your firm ready?

Millennials are on track to be the largest population group Did you know that the population of millennials is projected to exceed the population of baby boomers by next year?