New Perspective CEO: Our Big Growth Push Could Include Active Adult, Middle Market Plays

New Perspective Senior Living has a new CEO — and soon, the company might venture into new product types, too. The Minnetonka, Minnesota-based senior living provider is exploring both middle-market and active adult senior housing, according to CEO Ryan Novaczyk. “We think it’s interesting,” Novaczyk said during a recent appearance on the Senior Housing News […]

In the Pipeline: Thrive’s First Maryland Community; Benchmark Expands on Long Island

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 and the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Assisted Living, Memory Care Community Planned in Connecticut Senior Living Advisors (SLA) recently […]

‘Hard to Believe’: NHI, Operators Pick Up Pieces After East Lake Debacle

Unpaid food and utility vendors. Lapsed registration and insurance. Uninhabitable rooms. Employee payroll issues. Rent checks left undeposited. National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) CEO Eric Mendelsohn started hearing these kind of complaints from residents and employees at three of the company’s communities last year. “It was just hard to believe,” Mendelsohn recalled in an interview […]

Lifespace CCRC in Texas Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

A continuing care retirement community (CCRC) owned by senior living nonprofit Lifespace Communities has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The 283-unit community, The Stayton at Museum Way in Fort Worth, Texas, defaulted on liabilities related to bonds issued in the amount of $109.7 million, including interest, according to a bankruptcy notice filed in the U.S. […]

Brookdale CEO: Health System Partnerships Can Improve Senior Living Penetration Rates

Senior living penetration rates can rise, provided the industry does a better job of integrating resident care with major health care players. That’s according to Cindy Baier, CEO of Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), who on Wednesday spoke about the chance for senior living providers to forge such partnerships in order to grow historically stagnant […]

Movers & Shakers: New CFOs for NHI, Compass Senior Living

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CEO’s ‘Worry List’ Shrinks as NHI Operators Make Progress

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) President and CEO Eric Mendelsohn’s “worry list” is shorter now than it was this time last year thanks to progress made by several of its senior housing partners. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based health care real estate trust (REIT) saw a steady third quarter this year despite softening occupancy and rising wage […]

The Bottom Line: HRA Sees ‘Crazy’ Pricing from Competitors

Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA) is focused on high-end communities and programming for residents — and that can help defend against competitors that resort to deep discounts in some markets. But even luxurious services and amenities can only go so far. The Vero Beach, Florida-based operator has 34 communities, some of which have applied strategic concessions […]

Brookdale Targets 7% NOI Growth Through 2024, Labor Costs an Immediate Concern

Better supply-demand dynamics helped Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) turn its recent occupancy trends positive — and the company is betting that these conditions will persist into the years ahead, leading it to release a five-year outlook. However, the immediate picture is still mixed. The nation’s largest senior living provider was hit by high labor […]