Category: Senior Housing

Editor’s Picks: The Love Edition

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It’s the week of Valentine’s Day, when love is celebrated no matter how old you are. We kept you up to date on the latest earnings reports coming out as well as Mainstreet’s vision for the long-term care industry. Meanwhile, readers likely weren’t struck by 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 »

1.2 Million Senior Living Workers Needed by 2025

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When it comes to attracting future employees, the senior living industry may have its work cut out. In total, the industry will have to attract more than 1.2 million additional employees by 2025, according to Argentum’s new report, “Getting to 2025: A Senior Living Roadmap.” Read More »

NIC to Report Actual Senior Housing Rents

Several of the country’s largest health care real estate investment trusts (REITs) and major lenders have offered their support for a new initiative to track and report seniors housing actual rents, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) announced Wednesday. The initiative Read More »

Senior Housing Pulls Back on New Construction

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Construction and renovation projects remain popular plays for senior living providers in the year ahead, but their interest in such forays has slightly decreased, according to recently released findings from investment banking and financial advisory firm Lancaster Pollard. The survey, distributed in December, includes responses Read More »

Large Investment Stirs More New Senior Predictions

The world’s largest asset management firm has purchased a significant claim in New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR), but the purchase may not contribute much to an unfolding story that some believe could end with an outright sale of the real estate investment trust. In the Read More »

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: CareTrust, LTC

CareTrust REIT Announces Two Acquisitions CareTrust REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRE) has acquired a portfolio of nine skilled nursing facilities in Iowa. CareTrust is a publicly-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses on the acquisition and leasing of seniors housing and health care-related properties. The Read More »

New Senior Living Quality Standards Focus on 12 Areas

In an industry well-known for fragmented markets with patchwork regulations and standards, one senior housing association is finally seeing its standardization goals come to fruition. National senior living provider association Argentum—formerly known as the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)—has launched its first phase of Read More »

Seniors Housing M&A Sets Records in 2015

2015 proved to be a record-setting year for seniors housing and care transactions. Last year, there were 354 publicly announced acquisitions, which is 17% higher than the number of publicly announced acquisitions in 2014, according to “The Health Care M&A Report” from Irving Levin Associates. Last Read More »

How Senior Housing Can Build Healthier, Happier Communities

When it comes to forward-thinking senior housing, Margaret Wylde may be the ultimate authority on how the industry can take a more holistic approach to build healthier places and promote wellness. Wylde is the founder and CEO of ProMatura Group, LLC, a global research and Read More »