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Demographics Spur Boom in Medical Real Estate

Well over 30% of Americans are now past age 50 — a factor that observers believe is driving a surge in healthcare employment. In fact, in 2018, health care became the single largest U.S. employment sector, according to the U.S. Bureau of...


Medical Real Estate

Hospitals and Property Values: A Mixed Bag

Can a hospital enhance prices and rents for nearby homes? Maybe.

Factors such as the size of the hospital may influence those numbers, scientists at the University of California, Riverside found in a recent study.

Rents and home prices...


Medical Real Estate

Ready-Made Hospital Rooms for Sale

Amazon has entered the prefab hospital room market.

Yes, there is such a thing.

EIR Healthcare is selling its MedModular rooms on Amazon for $285,000 apiece, according to CNBC. The New York-based company says at $814 per square foot, that’s a...


Medical Real Estate

Steering Clear of Parking Lot Troubles

“No parking” is sensible policy on the dance floor. It’s less advisable in medical office building leases.

Jeff Grandfield and Dale Willerton, authors of Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES, urge potential medical tenants to be...


Medical Real Estate

Sound Fundamentals Driving Medical Office Construction

Medical office buildings (MOBs) have become much more than an afterthought for investors in more conventional segments of the real estate market, National Real Estate Investor (NREI) magazine reports.

Some of the fundamentals making...


Tapping Hospital Real Estate Administrators’ Insights

The clinical backgrounds of some hospital leaders and the property management and related focus of hospitals’ real estate administrators can pose challenges in forming a cohesive corporate strategy, according to Jay Johnson, Managing Director of Healthcare Advisory Services at Houston-based real...


Survey: Disaster Resistance a Priority in Hospital Design

Enhancing the ability of facilities to withstand earthquakes, floods, fires or other disasters caused by nature or humans is a significant factor in hospitals’ design strategy, a recent survey concludes.

Garnering input from nearly 300 facilities professionals at hospitals nationwide,...


Technology, Compassion Inform Facilities Planning

Telehealth and an emphasis on high-touch care are driving healthcare organizations to rethink facilities planning, according to Jeff Land, Senior Vice President of Corporate Real Estate at San Francisco-based Dignity Health.

For example, clinicians can leverage telemedicine to monitor...


How to Make the Most of Property Investments

While investing in medical real estate can provide a good payoff, investors should keep a few things top of mind to maximize their return, according to Virginia-based Coldwell Banker Commercial Elite:

Location still matters.

Yes, it costs more to purchase a facility near the...


Standing Strong in Office Lease Negotiations

Medical office leaders who want to negotiate favorable terms for a lease can go into those talks from a position of strength and confidence by doing some prep work, according to Colorado-based Carr Healthcare Realty.

Among other strategies, negotiators should bring several...