Eclipse Senior Living Goes High End with New Evoke Brand

Eclipse Senior Living is making good on its multi-brand strategy with the launching of a high-end independent and assisted living offering dubbed Evoke. The Lake Oswego, Oregon-based company announced the news on Tuesday. The brand’s first development will break ground in Portland, Oregon, before the end of the year, with an expected early 2021 opening. […]

U.S. News and Caring.com Launch Assisted Living Directory

U.S. News & World Report and Caring.com on Tuesday launched a new directory that will provide seniors and their families information on assisted living communities and advice on how to make informed decisions. The new directory will include data on more than 8,700 assisted living facilities across the country, U.S. News Senior Health Data Analyst […]

4 Trends Driving Senior Housing Design in the U.S. and Abroad

As U.S.-style senior living gains traction overseas, international designs are reflecting some of the same trends that are hot in domestic markets. But like snowflakes, no two markets are alike, D2 Architecture President David Dillard told Senior Housing News. “‘International’ is too broad a term,” he said. Senior housing professionals expanding beyond the U.S. must […]

Transactions & Financings: Sun Communities’ $343M Mobile Home Deal; SHAG’s Opportunity Zone Development

Sun Communities agrees to $343.6M mobile home portfolio deal Mobile home and recreational community real estate investment trust Sun Communities (NYSE: SUI) entered into an agreement to acquire an eight state, 31-community portfolio through a merger with Jensen Communities, for $343.6 million. The portfolio comprises of 5,230 developed sites and over 460 additional expansion sites […]

Senior Planet Seeks Senior Living Partners for WeWork-Style Tech Programs

A nonprofit program that teaches seniors technology skills in a WeWork-like setting is plotting its next steps for growth, and is looking for senior living providers to be part of the process. Nonprofit senior advocacy group Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) launched its first Senior Planet class seven years ago in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Today, […]

Why Co-Op Senior Housing Is Ready for Primetime

Cooperative housing remains a niche within senior living, but the model is slowly growing. It has become a competitive option in some markets, and may gain further traction by addressing several pressures facing the industry. For example, co-op housing can be leveraged to meet the growing demand for middle-market senior housing. In addition, there are […]

Largest Senior Living Providers List Grows, No Surprises at the Top

There are no notable surprises at the top of Argentum’s 2019 list of the largest providers in senior living, although there are some new additions to the expanded list. The industry association’s overall list now includes 140 providers and 624,795 units, compared to last year’s total of 125 providers and 586,662 units. For the first […]

Transactions & Financings: White Oak’s 4-Property Portfolio Acquisition; Arbor Company’s $90M Credit Facility

White Oak acquires 4 property senior housing portfolio White Oak Healthcare REIT completed the acquisition of a four community, 482-bed senior housing portfolio which included two communities in Arkansas, one in Florida and one in Pennsylvania. The seller was Baltimore-based Capital Health Group (CHG), which retains a minority stake in the portfolio, completed renovations to […]

Developer McCaffery Interests Enters Senior Housing with New Solera Venture

A prominent name in real estate development is creating its first senior living projects, partnering with Solera Senior Living on a pipeline in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. The Denver-based senior living operator is partnering with Chicago-based McCaffery Interests on Modena Reserve at Kensington, a 135-unit community with independent living, assisted living and memory […]