More physicians are making the business decision to invest in medical real estate, reasoning that doing so will allow them to control their operating expenses while establishing a potentially lucrative income stream. The trend comes at a time when many outside investors are looking at the medical real estate sector favorably in light of projected growth in demand for healthcare services over the next decade. Under the Stark amendment, hospitals must charge market rates when they rent. As a result, many are divesting their holdings.
- see this article from the New York Times