Category: Assisted Living

Developers Go Big for 17-Story Hawaiian Senior Living Plans

A new senior living high-rise will soon become a fixture on the south shore of Honolulu, Hawaii— a longtime vacation destination for mainland Americans. And it will be positioned to appeal both to mainland Americans as well as native Hawaiians, say those who are working on the development.  The 17-floor Kalakaua Garden will have 106 assisted-living units, 32… Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (8/28/14)

Construction: Planned Council Approves Assisted Living Plans for National HealthCare Corporation South Carolina’s Bluffton Planning Commission this week signed off on plans by National HealthCare Coropration to add a 56-bedroom assisted living community and a 20-unit memory care section on 4.5 acres along S.C. 170, reports The Beaufort Gazette. Final approval of the $12.8 million… Read More »

Silverado Visitation Dispute Prompts Social Media Policy Talk

This summer, a dispute over social media posts began brewing at a Silverado Senior Living community in Sugar Land, Texas, and left some family members unable to visit their mother, a resident. A civil rights lawsuit filed in federal court in Houston on July 29 by children Mackey Glen Peterson, Don Leslie Peterson and Lonny… Read More »

Maine Rallies for Totally New Approach to Senior Care

Maine seniors, along with affordable housing, home care, general contractors and other aging services stakeholders are rallying around a comprehensive package of proposals that aim to strengthen the state’s aging in place resources that go beyond traditional assisted living and nursing homes.  Mark Eves (D-North Berwick), speaker of Maine’s House of Representatives, last week unveiled… Read More »

Dallas Developer Doubles Down on Rebrand and New $100 Million Pipeline

Following the launch of its senior living brand last year, a Dallas-developer has big plans for the rest of 2014 and beyond, including a name change and a pipeline of over $100 million in new construction slated for the next year. Formerly known as Caddis Partners, the company rebranded itself last week, updating everything from… Read More »

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for August, Part IV

Elder Care Alliance Names Vice President of Operations Elder Care Alliance, a nonprofit system of assisted living and memory care communities in the San Francisco Bay Area, announced James McKie as vice president of operations. McKie began his career in real estate as a residential property manager. Prior to joining Elder Care Alliance, he was… Read More »

Mexico Developers Selling Cheaper Alternative to U.S. Luxury Senior Housing

Mexico Developers Selling Cheaper Alternative to U.S. Luxury Senior Housing

A popular tourist spot, beachfront real estate and a newly converted resort hotel adds up to what developers say will give luxury senior housing in the U.S. a run for its money south of the border. Those are the ingredients for Front Beach Retirement Mexico, a Mexican development company that sees opportunity in targeting American… Read More »

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Prudential Mortgage, Lancaster Pollard

Here’s a roundup of some of the most recent financing transactions in senior housing and care. Prudential Mortgage Provides $11.7M Loan to Ore. ALF, SNF, Memory Care Community  Prudential Mortgage Capital Company, the commercial mortgage lending business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU),  provided an $11.7 million loan to West Linn Care Center Holding Company,… Read More »

Most Shared: Sunrise Growth Plans, Apple’s New EHR

Senior Housing News wrote them, you read them and passed them along to your friends and colleagues. Here are the most shared posts from SHN this week: Dished: How Five Star is Overhauling Senior Living Dining—Fifteen chefs, four 50-pound sea bass and a celebrity food personality are just a few features going down at an… Read More »

California Stalls Three Assisted Living Overhaul Bills

Three bills that would have increased regulatory oversight of assisted living communities in California, along with creating a more detailed consumer database on every licensed facility in the state, have all failed to advance in the state’s Legislature.  Of the 16 bills on the table for California’s Senate Appropriations Committee, only two have made it… Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (8/21/14)

Construction: Planned Starling Senior Living to Break Ground on Third Fla. Project Jacksonville, Fla.-based Starling Senior Living is gearing up to break ground on its third senior living community in the state come January, the company told SHN in an email. In July, the company successfully rezoned a five-acre parcel located on Amelia Island, Fla.,… Read More »