More Nonprofit Senior Living Providers Partner Up to Survive and Thrive

As headwinds continue to batter the senior housing industry, some not-for-profit providers are looking to partnerships or mergers as a way to grow scale in order to thrive — or in some cases, simply survive. “In the last three years, a number of organizations are saying, we could go on independently … but where do […]

Nonprofits Must Adapt Faster to Senior Living Disruption

Senior living nonprofits must learn to cope with industry disruption soon — or communities could become places that people would prefer to avoid. “If we’re not able to move forward, we risk becoming sort of like the outhouse: functional, workable, but not your first choice,” said Steve Jeffrey, chief strategy and innovation officer for Garden […]

In the Pipeline: New Perspective Development in Wisconsin; Inspir Carnegie Hill Tops Out

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned New Perspective to Develop Wisconsin Community New Perspective Senior Living is set to start work later […]

Pacific Retirement Pushes to Open More Mirabella CCRCs in Urban Markets

One non-profit developer, owner and operator of continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) is betting that more seniors will flock to the urban high-rise model of senior living, especially if there’s a university affiliation involved. Medford, Oregon-based Pacific Retirement Services (PRS) is moving full steam ahead with its plan to open Mirabella-branded senior living high-rises in […]

Movers & Shakers: Cadence Names Culinary Leader; Atlas’ New Compliance Director

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JLL Makes Key Senior Housing Hires as Investor Interest Grows

Professional services firm JLL (NYSE: JLL) is beefing up the senior housing side of its business with new additions to its national real estate team. The company recently hired Mike Garbers and Cody Tremper as managing directors who will focus on advising owners, investors and operators in the senior housing and skilled nursing industry. Garbers […]

Iron Nun’s Habits Highlight Importance of Wellness in Senior Living

Perhaps more senior living providers should encourage their residents to stay on their feet and eat leafy green vegetables, fruit — and fresh garlic wrapped in peanut butter. That advice came from Sister Madonna Buder, an 88-year-old better known as “The Iron Nun,” in part for her record as the oldest woman to ever complete […]

Student Housing Developer Valeo Starts Building Vineyard Senior Living Brand

An owner, developer and builder of student housing is growing in the senior living business in a big way. Charlotte, North Carolina-based Valeo Groupe Americas — an affiliate of global firm Valeo Groupe — already has two communities under construction in Henderson, Nevada, and Bluffton, South Carolina. But that’s just the beginning of the company’s […]

Senior Housing Properties Trust Weighing Five Star Restructuring

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH) is weighing a litany of options for Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) in light of the operator’s ongoing financial and operational problems — including a possible adjustment to the two companies’ agreements. That was top of mind during the the Newton, Massachusetts-based  real estate investment trust’s (REIT) fourth-quarter […]