IN THE NEWS

2018

May 17, 2018


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IN THE KNOW: Medical Office Buildings + Healthcare Real Estate

Meridian CEO John Pollock provides his takeaways from this year's BOMA International’s Medical Office Buildings + Healthcare Real Estate Conference.

April 25, 2018


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IN THE KNOW: Future of Healthcare

Meridian CEO John Pollock provides his takeaways from this year’s Future of Healthcare Event hosted by the San Francisco Business Times.

April 22, 2018

bisnow.com
Julie Littman

As Demand Rises, Healthcare Systems, REITs Focus On Behavioral Health Facilities

Increased demand for care, a scarcity of locations and insurance requirements to cover mental health have led to additional interest in this area from healthcare systems, real estate investors and private equity.

April 16, 2018

globest.com
Lisa Brown

Flexibility, Convenience Pinpoint Healthcare Focus

Healthcare systems want to be near patients’ homes and workplaces in dense urban markets, which can require creativity, says Meridian CEO John Pollock in the second of a two-part EXCLUSIVE.

April 13, 2018

Anne Monaghan
Monaghan Communications

Meridian Purchases Vacant Parcel in Modesto to Build

Meridian Purchases Vacant Parcel in Modesto to Build 11,250 SF Medical Out-Patient Clinic; This transaction marks Meridian’s 10th acquisition in 24 months.

April 13, 2018

globest.com
Lisa Brown

Can Healthcare Continue Its Trajectory?

Meridian CEO John Pollock says it's an exciting time to be in healthcare as he recently discussed the record levels of investment and areas with the most activity in the first of a two-part EXCLUSIVE.

April 11, 2018


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IN THE KNOW: MOBs Past, Present and Future

Team Meridian provides takeaways from this year’s BOMA Oakland/East Bay MOB Summit

March 30, 2018

globest.com
Lisa Brown

Healthcare Macro Trends More Acute In Bay Area

John Pollock of Meridian discussed elder care and healthcare trends that are more pronounced in the Bay Area due to land/building scarcity and rising costs.

March 25, 2018

The Times Tribune
Jon O'Connell

Trading Places: Retail's Loss Is Health Care's Gain

“I think it was just this natural progression,” said John Pollock, a West Coast real estate developer whose firm, Meridian, specializes in adapting retail space for medical offices. “You have this underutilized real estate; you have this need to provide greater care or more care … in areas that are both convenient and visible as health care providers want space.”

March 19, 2018

globest.com
Lisa Brown

Scarce Land Forces Developers to Challenge The Norm

John Pollock of Meridian says there has been a tremendous amount of activity in the first quarter, as he discussed the healthcare landscape, new construction and development opportunities.

March 15, 2018


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Built To Suit Clinical & Healthcare Trends

Meridian CEO John Pollock summarizes his panel discussion from this year’s Bisnow Sacramento Healthcare Event

February 27, 2018

globest.com
Lisa Brown

Despite Challenges, Creative Approach Delivers MOB

With 10 years and some creative thinking, a once-abandoned development proposal gets new life. Medical office developer, Meridian, recently completed ground-up construction of a 10,000-square-foot single-tenant medical office building located at 20359 Lake Chabot Rd.

February 1, 2018


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Healthcare Market Update

Meridian CEO John Pollock and Senior Vice President Mike Conn provide takeaways from this year’s Revista Medial Real Estate Investment Forum

January 16, 2018

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Purchases 29,000 SF Parcel in Downtown Long Beach, CA to Build MOB

Meridian, a full-service commercial real estate developer based in California, is pleased to announce the purchase of three existing buildings on five parcels totaling 29,000 square feet of land located in Downtown Long Beach

January 10, 2018

globest.com
Lisa Brown

Future of Healthcare All About Patient Experience

With healthcare demand showing no signs of waning due to the aging population, cost pressures and technology breakthroughs, more medical facilities are hitting the market across the country, prompting new personnel to manage assets.

January 9, 2018

bisnow.com
Julie Littman

Bay Area Brainstorm: 11 CRE Professionals On What To Expect In 2018

Record-breaking office leases and a large pipeline of housing units marked 2017 in the San Francisco Bay Area. Millions of square feet of office will deliver this year as will thousands of housing units. Bisnow asked 11 Bay Area CRE professionals what they are keeping an eye on in 2018, what challenges the Bay Area still faces and what opportunities are still available.

January 2, 2018

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Hires Linda Shoemaker Haskins as Vice President, Asset Management

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical and general office real estate, announced today that Linda Shoemaker Haskins has been hired as Vice President, Asset Management.

2017

December 8, 2017

Blau Journal

Meridian is pleased to announce that it has received two prestigious 2017 HREI Insights Awards

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that it has received two prestigious 2017 HREI Insights Awards in the categories of “Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility” and “Best New Medical Office Buildings and Other Outpatient Facilities under 25,000 square feet.”

October 18, 2017

The Registry

Meridian Buys Medical Office Building in Laguna Hills, Calif.

Acquisition Expands Meridian’s Southern California Presence

September 26, 2017

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Healthcare Executive Andrew Hoover Joins Meridian as Vice President of Business Development

Meridian Enhances Client Services Function of its Industry-Leading Healthcare Division

September 11, 2017

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Meridian Buys Historic Grunow Memorial Medical Center in Phoenix

Purchase Represents Meridian‘s First Major Transaction Outside of California

August 31, 2017

theregistrysf.com

Meridian Buys 174,689 SF Office Building in Concord for $26.2MM

Meridian Ramps Up Investment Efforts in the San Francisco Bay Area

June 1, 2017


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Acquisition and Investment Climate

Meridian Acquisition Manager R.J. Sommerdyke provides takeaways from this year's Bisnow Big West Coast Healthcare Event in Los Angeles

June 1, 2017


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2017 Medical Forecast

Bisnow Big West Coast Healthcare Event’s Medical Forecast panel discussed some of the perils facing healthcare: cost, patient access and the physician shortage. Meridian CEO John Pollock provides his takeaways.

June 1, 2017

theregistrysf.com
publisher9

Meridian Names Cypress West as Property Manager of 115,000 SF Newly-Renovated Cotton Medical Center in Pasadena, CA

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that the firm has retained Cypress West Realty Management of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., to manage Meridian’s 115,000-square-foot medical office complex in Pasadena, California. CEO John Pollock, categorizes the new partnership as “a strategic move forward.” He continues, “Having completed the extensive renovation of Cotton Medical Center, we now want to focus on providing our tenants and the community best-in-class management services.” Meridian purchased Cotton Medical Center in January 2016 for $37.5 million.

January 3, 2017

theregistrysf.com
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Meridian Buys 105,000 SF Office Building in San Mateo County for $29MM

Meridian, a full-service office property developer in California, is pleased to announce the purchase of 1000 Marina, a six-story 105,000-square-foot office building in San Mateo County, Calif. The seller was TA Associates, a private equity firm based in Boston, Massachusetts.

2016

November 30, 2016

globest.com
Natalie Dolce

With Healthcare Consolidation Comes?

There is a growing need for newer, larger and more modern spaces as the older facilities no longer work in a larger group format, says Meridian's John Pollock in this EXCLUSIVE article in preparation for the upcoming RealShare Healthcare event.

November 15, 2016

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Expands Construction Division with Addition of Christine Velasquez as Project Manager

Meridian, a full service real estate developer specializing in acquiring and developing real estate facilities for the healthcare sector, expands its construction project management division with the addition of Christine L. Velasque, a well-respected senior-level real estate professional...

November 15, 2016

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Receives 2016 HREI Insights Awards Nomination for Two Medical Office Building Projects

Meridian, a full service real estate developer specializing in acquiring and developing real estate facilities for the healthcare sector, that two of its projects have been selected as finalists in the 2016 HREI Insights Awards competition in the “Best New Medical Office Buildings Under 25,000 Square Feet” and “Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility” categories.

November 9, 2016

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Sells Dialysis Clinic in Palmdale, Calif. for $6.97 Million, 5.0% Cap Rate

Meridian, a full-service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that it has closed escrow on the sale of its 13,750-square-foot dialysis clinic in Palmdale, Calif.

October 4, 2016

globest.com
Lisa Brown

Providers Demand Accessible and Visible Locations

The healthcare customer today demands more convenient locations that are adjacent to familiar retail or within normally traveled patterns. This is in contrast to the healthcare sites of old, located in isolated business parks or in standalone buildings...

September 14, 2016

theregistrysf.com
publisher8

Senior Healthcare Executive Indrajit Obeysekere Joins Meridian as Vice President of Client Services

Meridian, a full service real estate developer specializing in acquiring and developing real estate facilities for the healthcare sector, announced today that senior healthcare executive Indrajit Obeysekere has been hired as vice president of client services.

September 1, 2016

theregistrysf.com
publisher8

Meridian Sells 74,000 SF Multi-Tenant Office Building in Pleasanton, CA for $15.5MM

Meridian is pleased to announce that it has closed escrow on the sale of its 74,000-square-foot multi-tenant office building located in Alameda County at 5776 Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, Calif.

May 23, 2016

Bisnow.com
Aswin Mannepalli

Meridian's Mike Conn On The Adaptive Reuse Revolution

A big part of the future is in adapting or converting non-medical buildings, such as offices and retail space, into medical facilities, says Meridian VP of construction and development Mike Conn.

May 19, 2016

GlobeSt.com
Lisa Brown

Reality Tilts Focus to Suburban General Office

Industry veteran Dan Rosenbaum has been hired as senior vice president of Meridian, a developer and owner of medical real estate. He will spearhead the development of the company’s new division focused on the acquisition of suburban general office value-add opportunities.

January 28, 2016

Pasadena Now
Staff Reports

Meridian Buys Medical Office Building in Pasadena for $37.5 Million

Meridian, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that it has closed escrow on the purchase of Cotton Medical Center, a 115,000-square-foot medical office complex in Pasadena, California. The sale price was $37.5 million. This purchase represents the largest building acquisition for Meridian and Meridian’s eighth medical office building transaction in the last 12 months.

January 11, 2016

National Real Estate Investor
Robert Carr

Demand for Medical Office Assets May Hit Plateau in 2016

Health care real estate, particularly medical office properties, promises to continue to post strong occupancy stats in 2016. However, there’s still enough volatility in the sector stemming from the Affordable Care Act aftermath, changes in technology and hospital consolidation to keep growth and transactions to a minimum, according to industry executives.

January 4, 2016

globest.com
Carrie Rossenfeld

Will Future MOBs Be Call Centers?

The rise of one-on-one conferencing with doctors via phone, online or video on either may make data centers a significant sub-sector of healthcare real estate, John Pollock, COO of Meridian, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate throughout California, tells GlobeSt.com.

2015

December 4, 2015

theregistrysf.com
publisher8

Meridian Receives National Award For Excellence in Healthcare Real Estate

Meridian, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that the firm’s 69,000-square-foot medical office building located at 5900 State Farm Drive in Rohnert Park, Calif. has received the prestigious 2015 HREI Insights Award in the category of “Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility.”

December 2, 2015

bisnow.com
Allison Nagel

Meridian Sheds Third Dialysis Clinic This Year

Meridian has sold an 8,700 SF dialysis clinic in Fairfield for $5.15M (at a cap rate of 5.5%), marking the third clinic the company has sold this year. All three are occupied by DaVita Healthcare Partners, a kidney care services provider, and were purchased by private investors. The three sales totaled $17.5M.

November 17, 2015

theregistrysf.com
publisher8

Meridian Receives HREI Insights Awards Nomination for Two Medical Office Building Projects

Meridian, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that two of its projects have been selected as finalists in the 2015 HREI Insights Awards in the “Best New Medical Office Buildings under 25,000 square feet.” and “Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility" categories.

November 11, 2015

theregistrysf.com
publisher8

Meridian Acquires 19,202 SF Medical Office Building in Oakland, California

Meridian, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that it has closed escrow on the purchase of a 19,202-square-foot medical office building located in Alameda County at 380 W. MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland, California. Meridian purchased the property from BIC Oakland, LLC of Kentfield, California, in an off-market transaction.

November 6, 2015

bisnow.com
Allison Nagel

Why Meridian Property Remains Bullish on Medical Office

Meridian Property Co has sold a 69k SF Rohnert Park medical office building for $21.5M to a private investor based out of San Mateo. And Meridian COO John Pollock tells us the property at 5900 State Farm Dr is a prime example of the kind of value-add medical office properties that Meridian continues to search for and execute its strategy on.

November 3, 2015

rentv.com
Allen Wolfsheimer

Sonoma County Medical Office Building Brings Over $21 Mil

Nazareth Enterprises Inc, a San Mateo-based private investor, has purchased a 69k sf, medical office building in Sonoma County for $21.5 mil ($312/sf). The building, located at 5900 State Farm Dr, east of the 101 Fwy and north of Rohnert Park Expy in Rohnert Park, was sold by Meridian.

November 3, 2015

Western Real Estate Business
John Pollock

Top 5 Trends Driving Healthcare Real Estate Development

Thanks to technology and the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare industry has entered a new period that won't just affect providers and patients, but real estate developoers as well.

August 11, 2015

The North Bay Business Journal
Staff Report

Rohnert Park Medical Center Opens

Petaluma Health Center on Aug. 12 plans to open a sizable Rohnert Park medical center, responding to demand for care in southern Sonoma County.

April 8, 2015

Town Crier Staff Report
Los Altos Town Crier Staff

Construction boom: MV projects add housing, hotel space

Drive down either side of El Camino Real in Mountain View and you’ll find new construction seemingly everywhere. Courtesy of the city of Mountain View’s Community Development Department, following is the latest update on development projects in the so-called El Camino Real Change Area.

March 31, 2015

Napa Valley Register
Jennifer Huffman

Developer eyes Soscol for restaurant, medical offices

Two Soscol Avenue parcels at the corner of Shetler Avenue are the proposed future home of a drive-through restaurant and a medical office building.

February 26, 2015

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Acquires 16,000 SF Medical Office Building in Berkeley, California

SAN RAMON, CA — Meridian Property Company, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is pleased to announce that it has closed escrow on the purchase of a 15,915-square-foot medical office building located in Alameda County at 2920 Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley, California.

February 2, 2015

GlobeSt.com
Natalie Dolce

74,000-SF Buy Means Adjusted Rent Opportunity

SAN RAMON, CA - Locally based Meridian Property Co. has closed escrow on the purchase of the Atrium, a 74,000-square-foot professional office building located in Alameda County at 5776 Stoneridge Mall Road in Pleasanton, CA. Meridian purchased the property from Los Angeles-based Downtown Properties in an off-market transaction..

January 5, 2015

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Sells Last Units in 64,000 SF Medical Business Complex in Bakersfield, Calif.

SAN RAMON, CA — Meridian Property Company, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical and retail real estate, recently closed escrow on the sale of its last two remaining units at Meridian Professional Center in Bakersfield, Calif., a 63,776-square-foot, 11-building medical/office complex situated in Kern County developed and owned by Meridian.

2014

December 1, 2014

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Announced as Finalist in 2014 HREI Insights Awards™

SAN RAMON, CA — Meridian, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical real estate, is a finalist in the 2014 HREI Insights Awards™ in the “Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility” category.

June 6, 2014

Mountain View Voice
Daniel DeBolt

Goodbye, Big Burger Freeze

It's not without a bit of irony that the growing number of people with a disease caused by poor diet and sedentary living has finally spurred the redevelopment of a long-abandoned fast food eatery.

May 5, 2014

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Property Company Welcomes Newest Tenant, Petaluma Health Center in Rohnert Park, Calif.

SAN RAMON, CA — Meridian Property Company, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical and retail real estate, is pleased to welcome its newest tenant, Petaluma Health Center, to the medical office building in Rohnert Park, Calif., located at 5900 State Farm Drive.

March 11, 2014

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Property Company Acquires 69,000 SF Medical Office Building in Rohnert Park, California

SAN RAMON, CA — Meridian Property Company, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical and retail real estate, is pleased to announce that it has closed escrow on the purchase of a 69,000-square-foot medical office building in Sonoma County at 5900 State Farm Drive in Rohnert Park, Calif. Built in 1973 on 4.79 acres, the building...

2013

November 26, 2013

Monaghan Communications
Anne Monaghan

Meridian Property Company Nearing Completion on Four Medical Centers in California

SAN RAMON, CA — Meridian Property Company, a full service real estate developer and owner of medical and retail real estate, is pleased to announce that it is nearing completion on four state-of-the-art outpatient clinics in California totaling over 40,000 square feet and valued at over $15.2 million. Ranging in size from 8,200 to 12,000 square feet, the four properties are a mix of new construction and the renovation and adaptive reuse of existing commercial space.