In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/29/15)

Construction: Planned Luxury $56 Million Senior Living Tower Planned for Houston Dallas-based Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC) is moving forward with plans to build a new $56 million tower this year at The Buckingham community in Houston, reports Houston Business Journal. The Tower at Buckingham Read More »

How One CCRC Is Reinventing Itself After 50 Years

Rowntree Gardens in Stanton, Calif.

In today’s increasingly sophisticated senior housing market, providers are constantly tasked with finding ways to differentiate while still remaining competitive in the services and programming they provide. For those providers, especially not-for-profit continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs), that have been in the business for half Read More »

Brookdale Banks on Renovating 150 Emeritus Communities in 2015

As Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) continues to work through its post-merger growing pains, the company has big plans to renovate more than 150 former Emeritus communities this year. In its second earnings-related announcement since completing the $2.8 billion merger with Emeritus, Brookdale today reported its Read More »

Finance Outlook: Senior Housing Ready to Ride the Rising Tide in 2015

As senior housing remains attractive for a variety of investors both new and established, the lending landscape in 2015 will be characterized by several macroeconomic trends, greater appetite from banks and even increased competition among lenders in the year ahead. A favorably low interest rate Read More »

Most Read: New Year, New Opportunities—Top Senior Housing Trends for 2015

In case you missed it, here are the top headlines that grabbed the attention of Senior Housing News readers this week: The Top 10 Senior Housing Trends for 2015—A new year brings new opportunities. Check out the top senior housing industry trends in 2015, from Read More »

Age Has Little Bearing On Seniors’ Financial Capabilities

It’s not too far of a stretch to assume that aging and the onset of cognitive decline weighs on one’s financial decision-making later in life. However, a recent study suggests that waning cognition has a much greater impact in certain areas compared to others when it Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/22/15)

Construction Planned: Trinity Courtyard Independent Living Announces Texas Facility Expansion Trinity Courtyard and Wind River Management announced this week the planned addition of an assisted living and memory care facility at the Trinity Courtyard Independent Living community in Fort Worth, Texas. The expansion, which is Read More »

Enlivant Inks $334 Million Financing for National Senior Living Portfolio

Chicago-based owner and operator Enlivant (formerly Assisted Living Concepts) this week closed a $334.4 million Fannie Mae credit facility from KeyBank Real Estate Capital for a national portfolio of senior living communities. The loan was secured by 54 assisted living properties across 12 states, including Read More »

Q&A: Emeritus Co-Founder Dan Baty on What’s Next For Senior Housing

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There are few in the senior housing industry who have as extensive a résumé as Dan Baty. With more than 40 years experience in investing and developing in senior housing, Baty’s distinguished senior living track record has included executive positions at a number of the Read More »

3 Trends CCRCs Need to Look for in 2015

Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) will have to pay attention to three major trends if they want to compete with for-profit providers in 2015, according to a recent LeadingAge QuickCast. The three major trends impacting aging services, not only for CCRCs but the broader senior Read More »