Category: Finance and Development

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/3/15)

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(Rendering of Westminster of Dallas — Photo courtesy of Riverwood Retirement Management Inc.) Editor’s note: Senior Housing News will be observing the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 7, but will return to our normal posting schedule Tuesday, September 8. In the meantime, everyone here Read More »

Cushman & Wakefield, DTZ Finalize $2 Billion Merger

The new Cushman & Wakefield, an international commercial real estate services that operates in 60 countries, now is official. DTZ announced on Wednesday that its acquisition of Cushman & Wakefield has been completed. The combined organizations are now one of the world’s largest real estate Read More »

CEO Touts ‘Senior Living on Steroids’

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When it comes to the view from the C-Suite, senior living leaders inevitably see a mixed landscape. While they may take heart from favorable demographics and other large-scale trends, they also perceive threats to long-term success.  One of these threats, in the estimation of some prominent Read More »

ROC Seniors Housing Sets Stage for More Acquisitions

ROC Seniors Housing Fund Manager LLC is having a busy year. The Orlando-based company has already acquired more than $1 billion worth of senior housing and medical properties in the last month, and it shows no signs of slowing down its investment activity for the Read More »

Owners, Operators Design Plays for $100 Billion Skilled Nursing Market

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With a new pure-play real estate investment trust on the hunt for acquisitions and public policy providing tailwinds for the sector, it appears that a flurry of transactions could bring significant consolidation to the skilled nursing industry in the near future. And with $100 billion Read More »

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Bank Leumi, Cambridge

Bank Leumi Closes $27 Million Refinancing of Florida Community Bank Leumi, a full-service commercial and private bank, refinanced $27 million of a $54 million senior secured term loan for a Central Florida retirement campus.  Bank Leumi structured the five-year loan and served as the lead Read More »

Memory Care Occupancy, Rents Dip As Building Boom Continues

Conversation surrounding the risk of oversupply in the senior housing industry has been ongoing recently, with one frequent observation being that supply concerns differ greatly by locality. But supply also varies among different types of senior housing properties, and data shared Friday by the National Read More »

Editor’s Picks: Market Turmoil Hits Senior Housing, Oversupply Headwinds

This week, our readers were hot on stock market news, and took a hard look at oversupply warnings. Readers also dove into new consolidation trends among vendors, as PS Lifestyle partners with Sodexo.  SHN Most Read  Market Turmoil Puts Senior Housing Occupancy, Cap Rates in Read More »

NHI Upheaval, Ventas Spin-Off Fuel Talk of REIT Consolidation

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Dramatic developments over the past few weeks have redrawn the lines on the playing field for senior housing real estate investment trusts operating in the shadow of the so-called “Big Three.” While it remains to be seen which of these smaller-cap REITs gain steam and Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (8/27/15)

The Tower at The Buckingham

(The Tower at The Buckingham – Photo courtesy of Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation) Construction: Planned Developer Planning $250 Million CCRC in Calif.  San Luis Obispo, Calif.-based general contracting firm John Madonna Construction Co. is proposing a 342-unit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) on 111 acres in Read More »