MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC) (the “Company,” the “Trust,” “we,” “our” and “us”), a self-managed healthcare real estate investment trust, is thrilled to announce that Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center has earned the prestigious The Outstanding Building of the Year® (TOBY®) International Award from the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA).
The International TOBY Awards are the commercial real estate industry’s highest recognition honoring excellence in building management and operations. Buildings are judged on all facets of building operations, including energy management, tenant relations, community involvement, emergency preparedness, and security. In 2020, Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center first won local and regional competitions and then earned the designation as the top healthcare property worldwide honored with an International TOBY.
“At DOC, we strive to provide best-in-class service to our healthcare collaborators and their patients,” DOC EVP of Asset Management, Mark Theine, said. “Even with the high standards we set for all of our properties, Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, under the leadership of Senior Property Manager Susan Leinweaver, truly stands apart. We are incredibly proud and honored to earn this designation on behalf of our management teams and collaborators.”
Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center has also been recognized as a BOMA 360 Performance building. The BOMA 360 Performance Program is a designation for buildings that achieve operational excellence while providing tangible benefits to their occupants. These buildings have higher tenant satisfaction levels, operate efficient building systems, command higher rental rates, and experience lower vacancy rates than buildings without this designation.
“Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center and the teams providing care demonstrate our true commitment to excellence and to our mission,” Wes Huff, Senior Vice President of Real Estate at Baylor Scott & White Health, said. “From the design and construction of the building, to the advanced research and innovative care delivered every day, this facility is truly one-of-a-kind. Congratulations and thank you to all who strive to make this facility such an incredible asset to the community.”
Located in Dallas, Texas, Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center spans nearly 460,000 square feet occupied by two anchor tenants: Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology, P.A. The facility is one of the world’s largest medical centers dedicated solely to cancer treatment and research.
Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center is also home to transplant clinics, infusion therapy, bone marrow transplant areas, and more than 125 research/clinical trials. It has been recognized for its sustainability features with both LEED Gold and ENERGY STAR® certifications. The facility offers a wealth of innovative programming designed to address the physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges of cancer. Learn more about Baylor Scott & White Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center and what makes the facility so unique at https://www.docreit.com/events/innovative-social-programming-a-mainstay-at-baylor-cancer-center-in-dallas/.
About Physicians Realty Trust
Physicians Realty Trust is a self-managed healthcare real estate company organized to acquire, selectively develop, own and manage healthcare properties that are leased to physicians, hospitals and healthcare delivery systems. The Company invests in real estate that is integral to providing high quality healthcare. The Company is a Maryland real estate investment trust and has elected to be taxed as a REIT for U.S. federal income tax purposes. The Company conducts its business through an UPREIT structure in which its properties are owned by the Operating Partnership, directly or through limited partnerships, limited liability companies or other subsidiaries.
Source: Physicians Realty Trust