Category: Finance and Development

Real Estate or Health Care—How Do Financiers View Senior Housing?

Part real estate and part operations, senior housing has always counted on both components for success. And financing providers who invest in the space say it’s important to understand that both still play important roles when operators are approaching new projects. The business overall is Read More »

3 Reasons Senior Housing Projects Don’t Get Financed

With an abundance of new investors and senior housing providers vying to enter the senior housing market, it might seem as though relationships with lenders and banking institutions are easy to come by. “We’re in a dynamic lending environment,” says Matthew Huber, senior vice president Read More »

HCP Renegotiates Leases for 333 HCR ManorCare Properties

HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP) and HCR ManorCare today announced an agreement to amend a master lease encompassing a portfolio of 333 properties ranging from post-acute, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities owned by HCP.  Beginning April 1, the real estate investment trust (REIT) will provide Read More »

Why Rising Interest Rates Won’t Deter Senior Housing M&A

Investors have for several years enjoyed historic low interest rates. But with recent statements from the Fed being interpreted to mean a rise in rates may finally be coming, it could be the end of an era. While it’s no question that interest rates have Read More »

NIC: Potential Overheating Underway In Select Senior Living Markets

The rate of construction for assisted living continues to climb, spurring industry members to discuss the possibility of oversupply in some areas. But data show the potential of oversupply is a risk in only select markets, according to data from National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Read More »

Why Top Senior Housing Players Are Still Bullish on the Market

There may be risks facing the senior housing market in the coming months and years, but that isn’t stopping top industry players from keeping an overwhelmingly positive outlook on the sector. Bolstering that attitude is the perfect storm of rising occupancy levels, attractive returns, low Read More »

Alliance Residential Launches $1 Billion Senior Living Pipeline

A new entrant in the high-end senior living development space plans to rapidly become a major player in some of the nation’s most competitive markets, thanks to the leadership of an industry veteran and the resources of a long-established multifamily housing company. Alliance Residential Company Read More »

Most Read: Brookdale, HCP Flex Acquisition Muscle

In case you missed them, here are the top headlines grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week.  Brookdale and HCP to Acquire 35 Chartwell Communities for $849 Million—The senior living operator-owner duo agreed to purchase Chartwell’s entire U.S. senior living portfolio for $849 million. Read More »

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (3/19/15)

Construction: Planned Carriage Hill Assisted Living to Break Ground Next Week Carriage Hill Assisted Living will break ground on a new assisted living facility in Madbury, New Hampshire on March 26, the company said in a release. The 24-bed facility will feature architectural features in Read More »

American Realty Capital To Take REIT Public

An American Realty Capital, LLC-sponsored non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) with senior housing at the core of its portfolio announced its intent Wednesday to go public. American Realty Capital Healthcare Trust II, Inc. (Healthcare Trust II) filed an application to list its common stock Read More »