Category: Assisted Living

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/19/16)

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(Project rendering of Nakoma Sky, a 70-acre desert resort senior living community in Oro Valley, Ariz. — Photo courtesy of three: living architecture) Construction: Planned three: living architecture Designs 70-Acre Senior Living Campus La Posada, a non-profit owner and operator of senior living properties, has engaged Read More »

How Avanti is Building a Brand with Its First Community

Even before Avanti Senior Living welcomed its first resident, the Texas-based operator attracted industry attention due to the experience and background of its leaders, the scope of its development pipeline, and its ambition to be innovative in areas ranging from design to marketing to technology. Read More »

Editor’s Picks: Spicy HCP News

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It’s been a spicy news week, dominated by two organizations: HCP Inc. and Argentum. HCP has been the laggard among the “Big 3” senior housing real estate investment trusts in recent years, seeing its share price drop below its peers as it has confronted a Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (5/12/16)

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(Tribute at Heritage Village — A senior living community in the Washington, D.C. metro area developed and operated by Atlanta-based Thrive Senior Living) Construction: Planned Civitas Senior Living Plans Summer Construction for Texas Community Officials with Fort Worth, Texas-based Civitas Senior Living and Summerlin Asset Read More »

4 Steps Assisted Living Can Take Toward ACO Status

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) aren’t just for physician groups and hospitals anymore. Senior living is starting to make its way into these innovative models, and there is a lot that assisted living providers can do to advance the conversation with ACOs and ultimately join these provider Read More »

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Mainstreet Health Investments, Capital One

Mainstreet Health Investments to Seek $95 Million in Canadian Share Offering Toronto-based Mainstreet Health Investments Inc. is planning to raise $95 million by listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and selling shares in Canada. Mainstreet Health Investments, which owns 11 seniors housing and care properties in Illinois, is Read More »

Places Hit Hardest by Higher Assisted Living Costs


Residing in an assisted living facility can cost a substantial sum, but rates remained steadier for assisted living than other levels of care between 2015 and 2016, according to the latest Cost of Care Survey from insurer Genworth Financial (NYSE: GNW). The national median costs Read More »

Movers & Shakers: Capital Senior Living’s Board Nominee

Capital Senior Living Nominates Disney Veteran to Board of Directors Ed Grier has been nominated for election as a new director to the board of Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU, CEO Larry Cohen discussed during the company’s presentation at the Deutsche Bank 41st Annual Health Read More »

NorthStar Realty in Merger Talks to Create Large-Scale REIT

NorthStar Realty Finance (NYSE: NRF), a significant owner of senior housing properties, could merge with Colony Capital Inc. (NYSE: CLNY) and NorthStar Asset Management Group (NYSE: NSAM) into a single real estate investment trust if talks currently underway result in a deal, the three companies Read More »

Best U.S. States in Which to Grow Old

Americans deciding where to spend their over-55 years shouldn’t choose a state based solely on the promise of sunny, warm weather. In fact, they should set their sights on the sometimes cold and gloomy Midwest. South Dakota, which offers high-quality care at prices that are Read More »