Category: Development

Why Universities are Getting into Senior Housing

Across the country, there are several examples of universities that have partnerships with senior housing communities. Take Newton, Mass.-based Lasell Village, located on the campus of Lasell College, or the University of Florida, which announced a partnership in 2014 with The Village in Gainesville, in Gainesville, Read More »

Top Senior Housing Investment Opportunities

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The seniors housing sector remains hot, and following robust transaction activity in 2015, investors are identifying and pursuing the asset classes they deem top opportunities in the current market. CBRE, Inc., the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm, today released its Investor Survey & Read More »

Senior Housing Turnaround Company Tries Hand at New Development

A company known for offering consulting services to help turn around struggling senior living communities is trying its hand at new development, complete with an opportunistic strategy. Solutions Advisors, a consulting firm that develops strategic plans for senior living communities and then helps to execute management, marketing Read More »

Former Senior Housing Developer Gets 15 Years in $130 Million Scheme

The former CEO of an Oregon-based senior housing development and management company has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison, putting an end to what has been called the state’s largest fraud case ever. U.S. District Judge Michael Simon on Tuesday sentenced former Sunwest Read More »

Senior Housing Construction Levels Hit Record Highs

New senior housing development reached a peak in the third quarter of 2015, hitting the highest level of activity the industry has seen since the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC) began recording such data in 2008. About 44,000 senior living units Read More »

Developers Take Stealth Route Into Senior Living


Senior housing remains one of the most booming real estate sectors, and with a huge wave of baby boomers set to enter retirement in the coming years, untested real estate developers are jumping into the industry. Because operating senior living communities with health care services comes Read More »

Mainstreet’s Crowdfunding Investors See Quick 14% Return

Just more than a year after Indiana-based Mainstreet crowdfunded $1.6 million within a month toward a new senior living development, the property has been sold and investors have already seen a 14% return, but the developer isn’t sure if it’s a fundraising model likely to Read More »

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Ziegler, Greystone

Greystone Provides $58 Million Refinancing Loan for California Community Greystone, a real estate investment, lending and advisory company, has provided a $58,340,000 Freddie Mac loan to refinance Varenna at Fountaingrove in Santa Rosa, California. The facility is owned and operated by affiliates of Oakmont Senior Read More »

Senior Housing Newcomer Targets Secondary Markets for Regional Pipeline

Some senior living developers are candidly taking on the toughest markets for development, where they know demand for senior housing will always be strong based strictly on demographics coupled with high barriers to entry for providers. But one southeastern developer that launched a senior housing Read More »

Former Merrill Gardens Execs Launch New Senior Housing Startup


2Ten Consulting is a new name in senior housing, but it boasts an impressive pedigree and already is quietly making an impact on the sector. In March, 2Ten launched with Tana Gall and Jason Childers at the helm as co-founders and principals. Both are prominent Read More »