In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/21/15)


Construction: Planned Dominion Senior Living Plans Two Projects for Tenn. Knoxville, Tenn.-based Dominion Senior Living is planning two new assisted living and memory care projects for Bristol and Crossville. The company announced this week that it will soon begin construction on a 25,000 sq. ft., Read More »

Most Read: CCRC Settles Legal Backlash, Brookdale Bets Big on New Services

In case you missed it, here are the top stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week: CCRC Settles Legal Backlash for Segregated Dining Room—A continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Virginia agreed to pay a federal settlement and civil penalty to resolve charges Read More »

Adding Home Care to Senior Living: Build it or Buy It?

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For senior living providers looking to expand their service offerings, branching into home care isn’t a far stretch. But whether that growth means building a home care program from square one, or buying the service line via acquisition, there are some serious considerations providers need Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/14/15)

Construction: Planned Developers Plan Luxury Senior Living Complex for Hilton Head Island Bayshore Retirement Partners plans to build a five-stroy, luxury senior living community on South Carolina’s Hilton Head Island, reports The Island Packet. The building will include 126 one- and two-bedroom units, a library, Read More »

Brookdale Looks to Dental, Pharmacy, Finances as New Service Offerings

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) vastly expanded its ancillary services following its acquisition of Emeritus, but the company plans to take this segment of its business above and beyond what has traditionally been offered in senior living. For senior living providers, expanding their services to Read More »

Pieces of History: Senior Housing’s Fresh Take on Historical Redevelopment


As some developers grapple with building senior housing projects in urban areas, others are making a name for themselves by revitalizing historic buildings in underserved neighborhoods into vibrant senior living communities. Developing in an urban, infill area presents its fair share of spatial challenges when Read More »

As Cap Rates Compress, Senior Housing Remains a Seller’s Market

Further cap rate compression appears to be in store for 2015, which bodes well for sellers of seniors housing properties. And despite higher pricing on assets, investor interest is still holding strong. Cap rates decreased modestly across nearly all property types in the second half of Read More »

Largest Canadian Senior Living Operator Changes Name, Updates Branding

After more than 40 years of providing senior living services to Canadian seniors, Ontario’s largest owner-operator says it’s time for a name change—to one that doesn’t conjure images of a theme park. On May 1, Ontario-based Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (TSX: LW) officially started doing Read More »

Capital Senior Living Sees Huge Occupancy Gains from Unit Conversions


Converting units to serve higher acuity residents can help senior living providers move the occupancy needle and generate significant revenue growth at underperforming communities. And one Dallas-based operator is proof of the success that can be achieved. Whether it is transforming units from assisted living Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/7/15)

Construction: Planned Avanti Senior Living Plans Two New Luxury Communities for La.  Avanti Senior Living, a development, operations and management company, is planning to expand into Louisiana’s Baton Rouge and Lafayette markets later this year with two new luxury assisted living communities. In Baton Rouge, Read More »