Category: Finance and Development

Why a ‘Dumb Money’ Influx Has Senior Housing Execs Jittery

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It’s no surprise that leaders in the senior housing sector are worried by the specter of rising interest rates—but it may be less obvious why a flow of new capital into the industry is also a top cause for concern. Yet, the capital influx is Read More »

Senior Housing Sets New Record for M&A Deals


The senior housing market set a new record for the number of mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2015, with 87 publicly announced transactions, according to the latest figures from market intelligence firm Irving Levin Associates Inc. The number of M&A deals outpaced Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/8/15)

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(Rendering of SilverCreek on Main – Ryan Companies US, Inc. and SilverCrest Properties, LLC ) Construction: Planned Riverwood Retirement Management to Expand John Knox Village of Central Florida CCRC Orange City, Fla.-based Riverwood Retirement Management, Inc. will break ground in the next few weeks on an Read More »

New NHI CEO: West Coast Expansion, More Diverse Portfolio

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National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) will not be “changing its stripes,” but its new CEO is aiming for growth by putting boots on the ground in new regions and being more proactive about opportunities in the real estate investment trust’s own backyard. Portfolio diversification is another Read More »

Senior Housing Finance Activity: CBRE Group, Silver Arch

Silver Arch Closes $4.75 Million Loan for Michigan Assisted Living Facility Silver Arch Capital Partners, a New Jersey-based private lender to the commercial real estate market that specializes in alternative lending, closed a $4.75 million loan for Belle Oakes Living Center, an assisted living facility Read More »

New Development Ranks as Top Senior Housing Opportunity—and Threat

Senior housing professionals seem to be of two minds about new development, according to a recent survey conducted by Capital One (NYSE: COF), a leading finance provider to the senior housing sector. Though 41% of the senior housing professionals surveyed said they anticipate new development to offer the greatest Read More »

AARP Launches $40 Million Fund for Senior-Focused Ventures

AARP has announced it is establishing a $40 million venture capital fund to invest in products and services aimed at the older adult market, primarily to improve access to health care, invest to enable aging at home and expand marketing for preventive care. AARP is a Read More »

Sabra CEO: How Memory Care Threatens Assisted Living


Construction of both memory care and assisted living campuses has bounced back following the recession, but potential competition between the two has some industry leaders skeptical of supply-demand stability. Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) Chairman and CEO Rick Matros is bullish on standalone memory care, Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/1/15)

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(Bader House in San Antonio, Texas – Built by Uncommon Care with interior design by studioSIX5) Construction: Planned O’Reilly Development Plans Two Senior Living Projects for Mo. Springfield, Mo.-based O’Reilly Development Company is planning two new senior living projects: an $18.4 million development in Nixa, Read More »

Shareholder Puts Fortress, New Senior Under Fire

A shareholder has taken private equity giant Fortress Investment Group (NYSE: FIG) to task over New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR), a publicly traded health care real estate investment trust focused on private pay senior housing, which has seen its stock price drop dramatically since its Read More »