Monzer Hourani founded M. Hourani and Associates Consulting Engineers in 1971. This firm provided structural engineering services on 590 commercial buildings in 43 states and four countries outside the U.S. As the Texas Medical Center in Houston grew into the world’s largest medical district, M. Hourani and Associates earned selection to a growing number of complex, medical projects.
Leveraging healthcare project experience and relationships, in 1974 Monzer Hourani founded Medistar Corporation as a medically-focused real estate development company. Medistar quickly earned national recognition for developing modern, economical and technologically robust hospitals, integrated medical plazas and medical office buildings.
Today, Medistar’s platform for real estate development, financing and acquisitions is expansive and includes a broad range of medical and non-medical products. On all Medistar projects, required architectural and engineering services are performed by highly experienced, independent consultants.
Monzer Hourani is French-educated from Lebanon and earned a second baccalaureate in physics and mathematics prior to attending the University of Texas at Austin in 1965 where he earned degrees in Structural Engineering and Architectural Studies in 1969.
In 1971 Monzer founded M. Hourani and Associates Consulting Engineers. His firm provided structural engineering services for 590 commercial buildings in 43 states and 4 countries. Utilizing his project experience and relationships, in 1974 Monzer founded Medistar Corporation, as CEO Monzer directs one of the most energetic and dynamic medical real estate development companies in the United States.
Medistar develops all types of healthcare facilities:
- acute care hospitals; surgical hospitals; specialty hospitals;
- micro-hospitals; inpatient rehabilitation hospitals;
- psychiatric and behavioral health hospitals; long- term acute care hospitals;
- skilled nursing facilities; medical office buildings;
- cancer treatment centers; and diagnostic imaging centers
As a healthcare real estate development company, Medistar quickly earned national recognition for the design and development of contemporary, economical, and technologically advanced hospitals and medical office buildings.
Today, Medistar’s platform of real estate development, financing, and acquisition is extensive; it includes a broad range of medical and non-medical products. As with all Medistar projects, highly experienced, independent consultants perform architectural and engineering services in accomplishing the successful projects Medistar is known for.