Cypress West Partners Named 2022 Healthcare Influencer by Globest.com/Real Estate Forum
Cypress West Partners and its co-founders Chris Cumella and Jeff Johnson have been named a top Healthcare Influencer by leading real estate media Globest.com and Real Estate Forum for 2022. As the publication noted, “The men, women, teams and companies we have selected as having the greatest impact in this category in the last year… are well-suited to address both the upside healthcare offers and its downsides.”
Here is what Real Estate Forum shared about Cypress West:
After Christopher Cumella and Jeffrey Johnson founded Cypress West Partners in 2013, the firm, which focused solely on healthcare real estate, completed 14 investment deals during its first 18 months. Nearly a decade later, partners Cumella and Johnson continue to oversee the firm, which acquires, develops, and manages healthcare properties on behalf of institutional owners, hospitals and doctors, across five offices nationwide. Cumella directs all aspects of Cypress West Partners’ strategic development, including property investments and acquisitions, while Johnson oversees the firm’s corporate and property operations, including accounting, property management, leasing, construction management and investor services. The company has acquired three million square feet of medical office properties across the US, including another 100,000 square feet currently under construction. The firm’s development expertise is focused on projects from $2 million to $50 million in value and from 5,000 to 100,000 square feet in size. Cypress West Partners utilizes data analytics to choose optimal real estate, and then employs a strategic plan to increase the value of properties on behalf of investors. At the onset of the pandemic, the firm worked with its lenders, partners, and tenants to put together a tenant rent relief package; believing it was better to work with tenants than argue with them. As a result, few tenants ended up needing the assistance and the firm did not lose a client through the downturn.
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