Transactions & Financings: Sabra Closes $350M Debt Offering; SHN’s $58M Portfolio Sale

Sabra completes $350M debt offering Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) completed an underwritten public offering of $350 million worth of 3.9% senior notes due in 2029. The Irvine, California-based health care real estate investment trust filed a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 7, announcing the closing. Proceeds will be […]

English Meadows Grows Into Regional Senior Living Force

Mike Williams recently bought a recreational vehicle, for practical reasons. “Now I have a place to sleep when I visit our communities,” the founder and CEO of English Meadows Senior Living Communities told Senior Housing News. Williams and his RV will continue to add mileage for the foreseeable future. The Christianburg, Virginia-based owner-operator has been […]

Former Omega Healthcare Execs Form New Private Company, Hana 2.0

A group of long-term care veterans led by former AVIV REIT chairman Craig Bernfield are launching a new private company to acquire, develop and enter into triple-net leases on health care real estate for seniors. Hana2.0 Property Group will initially focus equally on assisted living and skilled nursing assets, co-President Jeff Marshall told Senior Housing […]

Transactions & Financings: Ensign Group Completes Pennant Spinoff; GlynnDevins Acquires Consulting Firm

Ensign Group senior housing spinoff complete The Ensign Group (Nasdaq: ENSG) completed its spinoff of The Pennant Group (Nasdaq: PNTG), its unit for senior living, home health and hospice properties. The Mission Viejo-based company first announced the spinoff in May. Ensign stockholders received one share of Pennant common stock for every two shares of Ensign […]

Brookdale Acquires 18-Property HCP Portfolio for $405M, Exits Joint Venture

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) has inked several new transactions with HCP (NYSE: HCP) that both companies say better position them for the future. The multiple transactions will see Brookdale assume ownership of an 18-property leased portfolio for $405 million, step away from a joint venture and reconfigure lease obligations, the companies announced Tuesday. The […]

Transactions & Financings: CareTrust’s Memory Care Expansion; SNH-Five Star Restructuring

CareTrust expands memory care portfolio with $12.5M California acquisition CareTrust REIT (Nasdaq: CTRE) added to its portfolio of memory care communities with the $12.5 million acquisition of Vista del Lago, a 42-unit/96-bed community in San Diego. The seller was Torrey Pines Development Group. The Cushman & Wakefield Senior Housing Capital Markets team of Vice Chairman […]

Major Investment Firm IPC Launches Senior Living Platform with Spectrum Retirement

One of the nation’s largest commercial real estate and finance companies is entering the senior housing space, with help from one of the industry’s fastest-growing operators. Inland Private Capital Corporation (IPC), the investment arm of Oak Brook, Illinois-based Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, on Wednesday announced the launch of a new investment platform focused […]

After Launching Operator, Green Courte Eyes Major Investment in Senior Living

Green Courte Partners hit paydirt four years ago with a massive sale of mostly age-restricted mobile home communities. Now, the Chicago-based real estate private equity firm has its sights set on senior housing. Last year, Green Courte founded True Connection Communities, an in-house operator, and hired former Senior Lifestyle Corporation co-COO Jim Pusateri as its […]

Navion Partners with Blackstone Affiliate to Manage 10 Senior Living Properties

A North Carolina-based senior housing owner and operator has more than tripled the size of its management portfolio, and is setting the stage for a gradual pipeline of new communities over the next decade. Raleigh-based Navion Senior Solutions assumed operations of 10 communities in Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia through a partnership with Longview […]

Transactions & Financings: BHI, Covenant Living Acquire Troubled CCRCs

Senior Quality Lifestyles acquires Indiana CCRC for $61M Cushman & Wakefield arranged the $61 million sale of Barrington of Carmel, a 267-unit continuing care retirement community in the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel, Indiana. Cushman & Wakefield Senior Housing team of Allen McMurtry, David Kliewer and Paul Carr represented an affiliate of Addison, Texas-based Senior Quality […]