• 77% of investors responding to the survey define themselves as “net buyers” of healthcare real estate
  • Appetite for debt finance is strong, with more than two-thirds of investors deploying some form of leverage.
  • Estimated levels of equity ready to be invested in healthcare real estate range from a lowest level of £3.25bn, through a median of £7bn, to a potential maximum of £13.5bn.
  • Asset classes previously on the fringes of the market have now moved towards the core, lowering cap rate expectations substantially.
  • Yields for established core assets – private hospitals, medical centres and care homes – indicate very keen pricing, providing an excellent opportunity for asset sellers.
  • We predict that 2018 transaction volumes will totally eclipse those seen in 2017, as asset holders take advantage of unprecedented investor appetite.