Active Adult Overtakes Memory Care In the Eyes of Investors

Active adult is gaining momentum with senior housing investors, but the asset class has one final obstacle in the way of becoming the most sought-after product type. Active adult has surpassed memory care as an investment focus and trails only independent living as the most popular senior housing product type, according to the 2019 Senior […]

Intergenerational Model for Dementia Care Taking Shape Around Bill Thomas’ Minka Homes

One group in western Pennsylvania believes a possible solution to treating people with dementia is through building an intergenerational community, and is working with senior care innovator Dr. Bill Thomas to create such a community with 3-D printed tiny homes. The Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging (CCAAA) will soon break ground on Village of […]

Transactions & Financings: HFF Facilitates Bridge-Somerby Deal, NHI Acquires Senior Living Campus

HFF Completes Sale, Financing of Somerby Senior Living Portfolio Holliday Fenoglio Fower (HFF) completed the sale and financing of a nine-property senior housing portfolio, totaling 1,558 units, in the Southeastern U.S. HFF marketed the property on behalf of the seller, Dominion Partners, acting on behalf of its affiliated partner, Somerby Senior Living. Bridge Investment Group purchased […]

5 Keys to Senior Housing Finance and Investment in 2019

Well before 2019 was on the horizon, experts were speculating on the health of the senior housing industry. As 2018 came to a close, investor confidence in the market continued to drive interest, and flooded the capital markets with money. Deals like Apollo Global Management’s $428 million deal for HCP’s Brookdale Senior Living portfolio and […]

Capital Senior Living Shareholder Pushes for Board Changes

A change in top leadership at Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) has not silenced one of the Dallas-based senior housing operator’s shareholders. Cove Street Capital is calling for “commensurate change” in the Dallas-based company’s board of directors. Capital Senior Living is one of the country’s 10 largest providers in the industry, and operates 129 communities […]

Q4 Senior Housing Occupancy Rate Held Steady, Promising Signs Emerged

Although senior housing occupancy rates nationwide remained near historic lows in Q4 2018, the increase in occupied units hit a new high, according to the National Investment Center for Senior Housing & Care (NIC) Q4 market fundamentals report. Courtesy of NICA snapshot of Q4 2018 senior housing occupancy rates, as recorded by NIC. Overall senior […]

Senior Living Slow to Adopt Tech for Wellness-Focused Operations

The senior housing industry is gradually embracing technology in its wellness initiatives but is still just scratching the surface. That’s according to an active aging industry trends survey recently released by the International Council on Active Aging’s (ICAA). The survey found that senior living providers are shifting away from a care-focused operational model to one […]

Somerby Acquisition Gives Bridge Investment a Potential National Operating Platform

Orlando, Florida-based Bridge Investment Group expanded its senior housing portfolio earlier this week with the acquisition of both the real estate and operations of Somerby Senior Living. The acquisition was completed through Bridge Seniors Housing Fund Manager, a $1 billion fund Bridge raised last year. Prior to the deal, Birmingham, Alabama-based Somerby owned and operated […]

Senior Living Providers Must Court New Partners, Be Open to Financial Risk

The health care industry’s shift in focus from acute care in a centralized setting to treating people in their homes is creating ripple effects across the senior living market. Senior housing owners and operators need to prepare for the shift or risk being left behind, National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) founder […]