1. With the above announced deals, both large and small, there's some more evidence of a strong M&A market in the seniors housing space since there is money available for acquisitions & refinancings of CCRC's, SNF's and ALF's (not to mention a $230 million public offering from (NYSE:SNH) and $4 billion – with a "b" – 2012 financing activity from Beech Street alone. Similar to the article a few days ago from SHN
    Chris Foley
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