Medical Office Buildings: The Wild West of Healthcare Real Estate?

There’s been a growing spotlight on medical-related real estate in the past couple of years, especially considering the activity of real estate investment trusts (REITs) who took the healthcare industry by storm with mega million- and even billion-dollar deals. While most of those deals were for skilled nursing facilities and assisted living communities, medical office […]

Health Care REIT Buys Assisted Living Facility for $69.2 Million

Ohio-based Health Care REIT, Inc., (NYSE:HCN) acquired an assisted living facility on Nov. 7 for approximately $69.2 million. The facility, called Belmont Village Senior Living, is located in Cardiff by the Sea, California. The building is approximately 100,000 square foot, and was sold by Belmont Village LP, of Houston, Texas. Health Care REIT now has a real estate […]

Senior Housing RIDEA Deals a Lasting Trend, Messy Divorces Unlikely

Although real estate investment trusts (REITs) face higher risks when entering into a RIDEA structure with senior housing operators, it’s risk that’s well thought out, and the management structure will become increasingly important going forward, analysts say. RIDEA, which comes from and is an acronym for the REIT Investment Diversification and Empowerment Act of 2007, […]