Changes in the care delivery model and the spread of healthcare services into rural communities are growing the medical office market. Strong demographic trends continue to draw investors to the segment while uncertainty about the healthcare law remains. Technological advances and a patient-centered approach to care impact design of medical office spaces. Absorption strongest in properties built since 2000 as tenants search for modern amenities. In addition, private equity funds are partnering with investors to build medical office portfolios, according to a recent report by Marcus & Millichap.—Lisa Brown