2011 Q4 Roundup: Senior Housing & Care Acquisitions

In case you missed it, here’s a list of senior housing and care transactions covered by Senior Housing News in the fourth quarter of 2011.

December Senior Housing Acquisitions

Adcare closes on its asset purchase of a skilled nursing and assisted living community in Arkansas for $4.2 million.


Health Care REIT buys a California assisted living facility for $69.2 million.

Senior Housing Properties Trust announced its plans to close on  eight senior living rental communities for approximately $379 million.

Equity LifeStyle Properties closes on another property from its $1.43 billion portfolio acquired earlier this year, bringing the total number of property closings to 75.


An Oregon senior housing community sells for $11.35 million to Quail Park of Klamath Falls, LLC.

An assisted living facility in California sells for $11.3 million.

CNL Properties Trust plans to buy five senior living communities for $84 million.

December Senior Care Acquisitions

LIG Assets announced its intentions to enter the senior care industry with plans for a $20 million project for senior care living that will include assisted living or memory care buildings.

The Ensign Group acquires a Colorado home health care provider.

Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT acquires $112 million in medical office properties located in seven states.

The Ensign Group picks up a Nevada skilled nursing facility.

A privately-owned low-income NYC nursing home sells for $25.5 million to a limited liability company based in Delaware.

November Senior Housing Acquisitions

Emerald Gardens bought an Oregon assisted living facility for $2 million.

Brandywine Senior Living acquired four assisted living communities, all located in New Jersey, from Springpoint for an undisclosed sum.

Benchmark Senior Living added a New England Continuing Care Retirement Community to its portfolio for $71.5 million.

Harrison Street Real Estate Capital acquired an eight-property, $125 million senior housing portfolio.

Greenfield Senior Living bought two Tennessee senior living facilities for a total transaction cost of $5.6 million.

November Senior Care Acquisitions

National Health Investors REIT signed a $49.8 million deal for four skilled nursing facilities in Texas.

Clearview Capital became the largest provider of adult day health services in the U.S. after merging with Active Day.

LTC Properties acquired a skilled nursing facility in California for $17.5 million.

Ensign bought an Idaho skilled nursing facility for an undisclosed sum.

October Senior Housing Acquisitions

Senior Living Investment Brokerage, Inc. brokered seven SNF and ALF transactions totaling $56.23 million.

Clarion adds three California senior housing communities to its portfolio for $100 million.

Five Star Quality Care buys a $52 million senior housing portfolio in Indiana.

Senior Lifestyle affiliates acquire two senior housing communities in New Mexico and Arizona.

Midwest Health negotiates the purchase of four Iowa ALFs.

Capital Senior Living acquires a $30 million senior living portfolio, located in North & South Carolina.

Ventas buys a Florida senior living community for $85 million.

October Senior Care Acquisitions

Sabra acquires two skilled nursing facilities for $18 million.

Grubb & Ellis acquires a 32-unit rehabilitation hospital in Louisiana.

The Ensign Group pays an undisclosed sum for a San Diego SNF.

Grubb & Ellis acquires a $165.5 million, 10-SNF portfolio.

AdCare gets five Oklahoma SNFs for $16 million.

LTC properties acquires a healthcare and vacant land in a $16.3 million deal.

Kindred Healthcare acquires the assets of Synergy Home Health Care, Inc.

Cigna expands its senior care presence with the $3.8 billion acquisition of HealthSpring.