Headquartered in Denver, CO, one of the United States largest kidney care companies, and a Fortune 500 Company, DaVita Inc. is a company investors should take note of. DaVita offers a variety of kidney related medical services including in-center hemodialysis, in-center nocturnal dialysis, peritoneal dialysis, home hemodialysis, vascular access management, chronic kidney disease education, and renal diet assistance.
As of September 30, 2017, DaVita Kidney Care operated or provided administrative services at 2,470-outpatient dialysis centers located in the United States serving approximately 196,000 patients. The company also operated 230 outpatient dialysis centers located in 11 countries outside the United States. Additionally, DaVita provides acute inpatient dialysis services in approximately 900 hospitals and related laboratory services in the United States. Formerly known as DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., the Company changed its name to DaVita Inc. in September 2016. DaVita Inc. was founded in 1994.
Why do investors like DaVita? Two main reasons are the fact that these assets have a low price-point usually trading between $1m-$3m per assets and the fact that kidney dialysis is a growth industry. Additionally, there is further security in that the tenant’s invest a good amount in the build-out of the location.