Inside Mainstreet’s Newest Next Generation Partnership

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Armed with a five-year, $5 billion development pipeline, it is clear that developer Mainstreet is betting big on its vision to transform the traditional post-acute skilled nursing facilities of days past. But this quest is not one the company is undertaking alone. The Carmel, Ind.-based Read More »

Interview: NHI CEO on Rising Rates, Hot Markets and 2015

With interest rates likely to rise and some major players shifting their approach to skilled nursing, health care real estate investment trusts are facing potential challenges and decision points. National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) certainly is no exception. NHI has recently increased its involvement in Read More »

The 221 Million Opportunities for Senior Living Developers in China


A number of factors make China a prime frontier for senior living investment, and several U.S. investors have already begun to make significant inroads into the vast market. But other key players continue to avoid China, raising questions about the advantages and disadvantages of entering Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/25/15)

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(Chateau Waters Kitchen and Living Space – Photo Courtesy of Chateau Waters) Construction: Planned Northern Calif. Provider Closes Land Deal for 173-Unit Project Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services (NCPHS) last week announced it has officially closed on an $11.2 million purchase of land in Read More »

Enormous Health Care REIT Consolidation Wave is Yet to Come


Health care real estate investment trusts (REITs) have been the most active investors in senior housing properties of late, dishing out hundreds of millions of dollars to acquire massive portfolios. But the full force of their blockbuster potential may still be yet to come. Currently, Read More »

Brookdale Shakes Up Executive Suite to Aid Emeritus Integration

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) announced today a change-up at the executive level, which will see the company’s current president and chief financial officer taking on a more active role in operations following the resignation of one chief officer. Brookdale President and CFO Mark Ohlendorf Read More »

HCN, Revera to Acquire Canadian Senior Housing Owner-Operator for $623 Million

Today Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN) and Revera, Inc. announced they have entered into an agreement to acquire Canadian senior housing operator Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc. (TSX: RLC) for $623 million through an existing 75/25 joint venture between the two companies. The Toronto, Ontario-based Regal Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/18/15)

Construction: Planned Big Rock Partners Selects Construction Manager for $60 Million Luxury Community in Fla.  Big Rock Partners, a national real estate investment management and development firm headquartered in Beverly Hills, Calif., has selected Balfour Beatty Construction to serve as construction manager for a resort-style, Read More »

U.S. Unprepared for Senior Household Explosion

As the U.S. is poised for an “explosion” of senior households in the not-too-distant future, the need for more housing and community options to serve this massive demographic is more important now than ever, a recent report suggests.  The U.S. is due for dramatic growth Read More »

Ventas Sees More Potential in Private Pay Senior Housing, Post-Spinoff

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) is betting big on private-pay assets, senior housing included, following the spin off of most of its skilled-nursing properties into a separate real estate investment trust (REIT) earlier this quarter. The Chicago-based REIT, which serves as landlord to a number of Read More »