OVERLAND PARK, KAN. — Block & Co. Inc. Realtors has brokered the sale of 1.65 acres of land located at Metcalf 75 Shopping Center in Overland Park. The land was purchased by an undisclosed buyer and will be used to build a 16,870-square-foot medical facility. Metcalf 75 Shopping Center will be torn down to make way for the new medical facility. David M. Block and Darren Siegel brokered the transaction on behalf of the property owners. Cary Fox and Bill Shakelford of AREA Real Estate..
In 2016, the national vacancy rate for medical office buildings hit an all-time low, net absorption rose to its highest mark since 2008, rents grew and investment activity remained strong.
But despite last year’s strong performance, Colliers International’s 2017 Health Care Marketplace Report shows that questions loom for the year ahead in the medical office space. While every administration change causes some degree of uncertainty, this year’s shift is markedly different as healthcare..
WEBSTER, TEXAS — Bay Area Regional Medical Center and Medistar Corp. are developing a medical office building near the intersection of East Medical Center Boulevard and Highway 3 in Webster. The 60,000-square-foot building will offer medical office space to support the growth of Bay Area Regional. The project is slated to start in the third quarter.
The partnership is also developing an ambulatory surgery center at Gemini III, Medistar’s three-building campus in Houston.
BROOKHAVEN, GA. — Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) has unveiled plans to build a new pediatric hospital in the Atlanta suburb of Brookhaven. CHOA’s total investment in the new hospital will be between $1 billion and $1.3 billion, according to the company.
After construction of the new hospital is complete, CHOA will cease operations at the inpatient facility at Egleston Hospital in Atlanta. Future plans for the use of the Egleston campus have not been determined.
HOUSTON — Bay Area Regional Medical Center and Medistar Corp. are developing a new ambulatory surgery center at Gemini III, Medistar’s three-building medical campus in Houston. The facility will feature new medical equipment, two special procedure rooms and four operating suites with future expandability to six operating rooms. Plans are underway now for the surgery center, with construction slated for completion late this year. Located on the same campus, Gemini I and II are fully leased..
MILWAUKEE — Brookfield, Wis.-based Hammes Co. has unveiled plans to move its headquarters to downtown Milwaukee in early 2018. Hammes will occupy the top two floors of a five-story office building the company is developing in the Park East corridor. The development is located at North Water and East Knapp streets. The first phase of construction will cost approximately $27 million, according to Milwaukee Business Journal. A second phase would add an additional office building.
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. — Marcus & Millichap has brokered the sale of the Women’s Health Center of West Michigan in Grand Rapids for $43.5 million. The four-story, 106,806-square-foot medical office building was built in 2008. The facility, which is 93 percent occupied, is anchored by Metro Health OAM Surgery Center and Grand Rapids Women’s Health. The University of Michigan recently acquired Metro Health. Haron and Ashish Vakhariya of Marcus & Millichap represented the seller,..
PFLUGERVILLE, TEXAS — Davita Healthcare has leased 6,920 square feet of healthcare space at Pecan Street Marketplace, located at 2600 FM 1825 in Pflugerville. Trevor Williams of Retail Solutions represented the undisclosed landlord, while Ted Doucet of Cushman & Wakefield represented the tenant in the deal.
WOODBURY, MINN. — Elion Partners and The Davis Group have entered into a joint venture to develop a Class A medical office building at CityPlace in Woodbury, approximately 19 miles east of Minneapolis. The new medical office building is the second to be developed, and is part of the 100-acre planned development off Radio Drive and I-94. The two-story, 50,000-square-foot medical office building will be located between the retail space and Residence Inn by Marriott. Tria Orthopedics will occupy..
NORWICH, CONN. — Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III has acquired a two-building medical office portfolio in Norwich for $15.6 million. Totaling 56,265 square feet, the portfolio includes Wawecus Medical Center and a building located at 105 Wawecus St. Yale Cardiovascular, Eastern Connecticut Endoscopy, Connecticut GI and Norwich Ophthalmology occupy the portfolio. Lisa Menin of Jacobson Properties and John LaBella of RE/MAX Right Choice brokered the transaction. The name of the seller was..