IRET to Sell 1.3 MSF Medical Office Portfolio for $417.5M
MINNEAPOLIS — IRET (NYSE: IRET) has entered into an agreement to sell its medical office portfolio for $417.5 million. The buyer was not disclosed. The properties, totaling approximately 1.3 million square feet, include the company’s entire healthcare portfolio, which consists of 28 healthcare properties and one other commercial property occupied by a healthcare tenant. The transaction, expected to close by the end of January, is one of several key deals nearing the completion of IRET’s strategic transformation, according to the company. IRET also sold 22 other non-core properties for an aggregate sale price of $98.8 million since July. This includes the company’s final two seniors housing properties, marking IRET’s full exit from that segment, as well as three industrial assets and one healthcare asset located in the Twin Cities.