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Echo Development Group Acquires Class A Medical Office Building in Topeka, Kansas

TOPEKA, KAN. — Echo Development Group Inc., in association with Quivet Neck HCRE LLC, has acquired a Class A medical office building anchored by the University of Kansas Health System and Stormont Vail Health. The property spans approximately 27,000 square feet and is located at 601 SW. Corporate View. The fully occupied building is also home to a hearing, balance and physical therapy clinic as well as a pharmacy. An additional 1.5 acres adjacent to the building were included in the …

Welltower Expands Medical Office Holdings Through Five Transactions Totaling $1.7B, Including Hammes Acquisition

TOLEDO, OHIO — Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), a Toledo-based seniors housing and healthcare REIT, is continuing to expand its medical office holdings. The company announced five transactions totaling approximately $1.7 billion, including a $787 million portfolio acquisition of 29 Class A medical office buildings from Hammes Partners, a medical office investment firm based in Milwaukee. The 1.5 million-square-foot portfolio is concentrated in the New York City and Boston suburbs and includes …

New Healthcare Facility Opens at Eastern Michigan University

YPSILANTI, MICH. — A new 12,296-square-foot healthcare facility known as the IHA Health Center @ EMU has opened. Situated at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, the health center will provide primary healthcare services to members of the EMU community as well as the community at large. In addition to primary care, the facility will offer women’s health services, urgent care services and an onsite third-party pharmacy operated by Campus Medical Pharmacy. Dr. Lisa Whipple serves as the …

Boulder Group Negotiates $8.1M Sale of Net-Leased Medical Office Property in Wichita, Kansas

WICHITA, KAN. — The Boulder Group has negotiated the sale of a single-tenant property net leased to Integrated Healthcare Systems in Wichita for $8.1 million. The 30,472-square-foot building is located at 9211 E. 21st St. Randy Blankstein and Jimmy Goodman of Boulder represented the seller, a Midwest-based real estate development company. A real estate investment trust was the buyer. Integrated Healthcare Systems is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ascension Medical

TriHealth to Operate Retail Health Clinics in Cincinnati-Area Walgreens Stores

CINCINNATI — Walgreens has unveiled plans to transition seven of its existing company-managed healthcare clinics in the Cincinnati area to TriHealth, a comprehensive not-for-profit health system. TriHealth will own and operate the clinics, which are housed within Walgreens stores. They are expected to open in the first quarter of 2020. TriHealth’s nurse practitioners will staff the clinics, which will operate daily. The affected properties are located in Cincinnati, Deer Park, Loveland, …

Emory Healthcare Signs 224,000 SF Lease at Northlake Mall Redevelopment in Metro Atlanta

TUCKER, GA. — Emory Healthcare has signed a 224,000-square-foot lease at ATR Corinth Partners’ redevelopment of the former Northlake Mall in Tucker. Emory Healthcare will occupy the former Sears building and an additional portion of the 1 million-square-foot mall with an option for more space in the future. Dallas-based ATR Corinth purchased Northlake Mall in January 2016 from former real estate trust company WP Glimcher, now Washington Prime Group. At full buildout, the property will offer …

Meridian Buys Office Building in Orange County for $20.3M, Plans Medical Office Conversion

SANTA ANA, CALIF. — San Ramon, Calif.-based Meridian has acquired a two-story office building, located at 3601 W. Sunflower Ave. in Santa Ana, for $20.3 million. The buyer plans to invest an additional $5 million in building improvements to convert the building into a medical office space. Situated on 4.8 acres, the 53,500-square-foot property was originally constructed in 2000 as a special-use building for a culinary and arts school. The school went bankrupt earlier this year, and the …

Zarzour to Construct $17M Medical Office Building in Saraland, Alabama

SARALAND, ALA. — Zarzour Cos. has announced plans to construct a 55,000-square-foot, build-to-suit medical office building in Saraland. Zarzour will begin construction in January 2020, with plans to complete the project in January 2021. Alabama Orthopedic Clinic and Saraland Physical Therapy will anchor the building, which will be located near Industrial Parkway and I-65, nine miles north of downtown Mobile. Development is estimated to cost $17

Lupe to Redevelop Retail Site in Woodbury, Minnesota Into Medical Office

WOODBURY, MINN. — Lupe Development Partners has unveiled plans to redevelop a 6.7-acre retail site at the intersection of Valley Creek Road and I-494 in Woodbury. Lupe will tear down an existing Key Inn motel to make way for a new 34,000-square-foot medical office building. There will also be a credit union-anchored retail building and a drive-thru restaurant. Plans also call for the renovation of two small office buildings on Woodlane Drive. Demolition of the motel is expected to begin in …

Emory Healthcare Breaks Ground on 180,000 SF Musculoskeletal Institute in Metro Atlanta

BROOKHAVEN, GA. — Emory Healthcare has broken ground on its 180,000-square-foot Musculoskeletal Institute within Emory’s Executive Park innovation district in Brookhaven, a first-ring suburb of Atlanta. Hammes Co. will manage the project, which will offer orthopaedics and spine ambulatory care, physical therapy, imaging and ambulatory surgery, with additional space for clinical and discovery research. Emory expects to complete the LEED-certified facility in the first half of

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