Most Popular News of the Week: Immigration Program Funds Senior Living Projects

In case you missed it…here are the top five headlines grabbing SHN readers’ attention this week:

EB-5 Funding Booms for Senior Living Development—The Immigrant Investor Program is gaining steam as a growing source of funding for senior living developers, some of which include Omega Communities and RockBridge Senior Living.

Brookdale to Change Community Names Under National Branding Initiative—Starting with 16 Houston-area communities, the senior living giant will revamp the names of several properties, incorporating “Brookdale” into their titles to better reflect its national brand.

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WSJ: Bidding War Values Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II at $3.7 Billion—Heavy hitter senior housing investors, which include Ventas and Health Care REIT, are vying for the purchase of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II Inc., a major owner of senior housing, skilled nursing and medical office buildings in the U.S. and United Kingdom.

Chart of the Day: Traffic Trends for Top Senior Care Sites—Site traffic is already surging this Spring for the top senior care websites, according to data tracked by digital analytics company comScore.

Senior Living Teams with Hospital System to Plug Onsite Care Gaps—A three-way collaboration between a Minnesota senior living provider, a Wisconsin health system and a nationally renown dialysis clinic has plans for a multi-care campus that will soon be under construction.

Written by Jason Oliva

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