Case Studies

Baylor Scott & White Health

Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center

3410 Worth Street
Dallas, Texas 75246

Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, Dallas, Texas

With plenty of natural light, open spaces, stunning views, and more, the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center in Dallas, Texas is a thing of beauty. It’s also a place people go to
receive treatment for a ruthless disease.

With ten stories and nearly 460,000 square feet on five acres, as well as surface and two levels
of underground parking totaling 300 spaces, the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center is the biggest outpatient cancer center in North Texas and one of the largest in the country.

Completed in March 2011, this trophy medical office building is home to Baylor Health Care System (253,000 square feet) and Texas Oncology, P.A. (181,500 square feet), one of the world’s largest medical practices dedicated to cancer treatment and research, and part of McKesson. The building is 95% leased, with active discussions ongoing to fill the remaining space.

As the primary tenant of the Baylor Cancer Center, Baylor Scott & White Health (BSW) focuses on providing value-based care to a metro area that’s home to more than 7 million people. BSW delivers that care thanks in large part to relationships with partners like Physicians Realty
Trust (NYSE:DOC).

DOC purchased the mission-critical, on-campus medical office facility in June 2017 for $290
million. BSW Executive Vice President Gary Brock said DOC’s ability to deliver on the promise
of a safe, quality environment for the Baylor Cancer Center’s patients is just as vital as the clinical care BSW provides.

The partnership between BSW and DOC is about more than just economics – it’s about relationships and understanding the purpose of the building. “John Thomas, Deeni Taylor, and
the team they’ve put together at Physicians Realty Trust are very much relationship-based people who deliver on customer service and the patient experience,” Brock said.

For BSW, it’s all about quality. Concentrating on providing top-quality patient care, the design of the building began with several small focus groups of cancer patients and loved ones who offered ideas based upon their patient experience.

As a result of this collaboration, when patients and family members walk into the Baylor Cancer Center, they’re soothed by a player piano in the lobby. If they need a moment of peace and reflection, they can visit the chapel and meditation area.

“You feel their input as you walk around the building,” Brock said.

Brock, who has four decades of experience in the healthcare industry, is confident that BSW
will continue to deliver excellent care for their patients and drive out unnecessary costs from
their system. From a real estate perspective, he knows he can count on Physicians Realty Trust.

“If I pick up the phone and call the team at Physicians Realty Trust, they’re going to get right on whatever we need,” he said. “Their service is impeccable.”

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Medical Office Building
Northside Medical Midtown
Northside Hospital made a strategic decision to develop a new, state-of-the-art medical office tower in the heart of Atlanta’s booming Midtown neighborhood.
Medical Office Building
Hazelwood Medical Commons
Davis and DOC started their relationship in 2015, following Davis’ sale of eight Class-A medical buildings to DOC. It is a partnership that has grown over the last few years. Most recently, DOC acquired the HealthEast Clinic & Specialty Center in Maplewood, Minnesota for nearly $71 million in January 2018.
Medical Office Building
Northside Center Pointe
In 2017, DOC acquired two multi-tenant properties affiliated with Northside, after the hospital system exercised their rights of first refusal during the sale of Duke Realty’s healthcare portfolio. DOC’s team of healthcare real estate experts closed on the acquisition of Northside Center Pointe and Northside Cherokee/Towne Lake in 2017 for nearly $193 million.
"If I pick up the phone and call the team at Physicians Realty Trust, they’re going to get right on whatever we need. Their service is impeccable."
Gary Brock
Executive Vice President, Baylor Scott & White Health