What Can Investors Learn From Healthcare REIT Earnings?

Matthew Frankel, CFP, The Motley Fool

Now that we've had a chance to look at third-quarter results from all major healthcare REITs, there are some clear trends investors should be aware of. Medical offices are one of the most resilient types of commercial real estate, and that's true even in the midst of a global pandemic. Healthcare is considered to be an essential service, and medical offices even got a bit of a tailwind from the suspension of nonessential procedures in many U.S. hospitals.