Transactions & Financings: Senior Housing Management Expands Operations; Ensign Acquires in California

JLL advises Welltower on $1.8B Benchmark portfolio sale JLL (NYSE: JLL) represented Welltower (NYSE: WELL) in the Toledo, Ohio-based REIT’s $1.8 billion disposition of 48 properties operated by Waltham, Massachusetts-based Benchmark Senior Living, to an unnamed buyer. The 4,137-unit portfolio consists of 48 assisted living properties located in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island […]

NHI Expects Payoffs from ‘Fast and Furious’ Acquisitions, Transitions

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) expects its recent spate of acquisitions, and transitioning of struggling properties, to pay off with sustained revenue growth starting in 2020. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based health care real estate trust completed or announced $295 million in acquisitions in 2019, and is working on its transition portfolio of nine properties to improve […]

Welltower Posts Strong Senior Housing Numbers Amid Operator Reshuffles

Welltower’s (NYSE: WELL) senior housing portfolio performance continued to pace strong earnings in the second quarter of 2019 — a period marked by a flurry of transactions. Leadership of the Toledo, Ohio-based real estate investment trust put those deals in greater context during Wednesday’s earnings call. They were approached by a buyer who offered attractive […]

Welltower Exits Benchmark Portfolio for $1.8 Billion, Strengthens Other Operator Ties

Real estate investment trust Welltower (NYSE: WELL) disposed of its interest in Benchmark Senior Living for a gross sale price of $1.8 billion — one of several senior housing deals that the Toledo, Ohio-based real estate investment trust (REIT) announced Wednesday, in conjunction with second quarter 2019 earnings. The Benchmark portfolio consists of 48 senior […]

Mobile Home Parks Become Red-Hot Senior Living Option

Mobile home parks have long been a part of the senior living landscape, and they have emerged as one of the most in-demand product types in recent years. They offer investors stability and steady returns, and they provide older adults amenities found at other senior housing communities at more reasonable price points. In fact, senior […]

Transactions & Financings: HCP’s $284M Oakmont Acquisition; Thrive Center-Innovators Alliance Partnership

HCP acquires 5 Oakmont properties for $284M HCP (NYSE: HCP) announced in its second quarter 2019 earnings report on Wednesday it acquired a portfolio of five senior housing properties in California operated by Windsor, California-based Oakmont Senior Living. The purchase price was $284 million and is part of $528 million in total acquisitions the Irvine, California-based health care real estate investment trust […]

Long-Term Care, Assisted Living Deal Values Spike in 2019

A notable dropoff in megadeals has not slowed investor interest in long-term care and assisted living properties, because the industry remains attractive to investors who recognize managing rising costs and population health remain priorities. Notably, deal value for long-term care assets, which includes assisted living, saw the largest increase in multiple value versus the previous […]

Bahrani Investor, Madison Marquette Acquire $180M Senior Housing Portfolio

Madison Marquette, a Washington, D.C.-based real estate investment manager and real estate services provider, partnered with a Bahraini investment firm to acquire a six-property senior housing portfolio. GFH Financial Group announced the acquisition on Tuesday, valuing the deal at over $180 million. The portfolio totals 509 units/589 beds in a mix of private-pay independent living, […]

Transactions & Financings: Invesque’s $80M Credit Facility; Thrive Acquires Georgia Senior Living Community

Invesque secures $80M credit facility People’s United Bank, a subsidiary of People’s United Financial (Nasdaq: PBCT), announced its healthcare finance and capital markets divisions served as lead arranger and administrative agent for an $80 million senior secured credit facility to Invesque (TSX: IVQ.U). The facility will be used to refinance existing debt associated with the […]