Marcus & Millichap

It’s mostly ‘all systems’ go for medical office

December 10, 2019

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Sure, there are some potential headwinds facing the medical office building (MOB) development and investment sector, including a looming economic slowdown and political uncertainty in Washington, which could result in change, possibly after the 2020 election, to the country’s healthcare policy.

There are also potential negatives facing the sector due to rising construction costs, the rising cost of healthcare itself, labor shortages, both in healthcare and the building trades, and advances in telemedicine, which could possibly decrease the demand for brick-and-mortar medical facilities.

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