AdCare’s M&A Program Continues, Closes on Third Georgia Facility

AdCare Health Systems, Inc. has closed on the last of its three newly acquired skilled nursing facilities in Georgia. The facilities, located in Dublin, Marietta, and College Park, Ga., were purchased for a total of $18 million and are a part of the company’s merger and acquisition program begun in 2009. “The acquisition of College […]

Sunrise Closes on $45 Million Joint Venture Acquisition

Sunrise Senior Living (NYSE: SRZ) said it completed the purchase of the remaining 80% ownership interest in AL US Development Venture, a joint venture between a group of funds affiliated with Morgan Stanley. Originally announced in April, the deal gives Sunrise 100% membership interest in 15 senior living communities. “We are most excited to own […]

The Ensign to Acquire Nine Facilities in Iowa and Nebraska

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ: ENSG) subsidiaries have agreed to acquire nine skilled nursing and assisted living facilities Careage Management, LLC for an undisclosed amount. Expected to close in July 2011, the facilities include 549 skilled nursing beds and 72 assisted living units. The pending transaction also includes Careage Home Care, a home health agency based […]

Emeritus Completes Acquisition of 24 Assisted Living Facilities for $99 Million

Emeritus Corporation (NYSE: ESC) completed the acquisition of 24 assisted living communities with 1,867 units for approximately $99 million. The facilities were part of a joint venture between the company and affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Advisors.  Previously, Emeritus owned a 19% interest and Blackstone had 81% interest and had been operating the communities since […]

Brookdale Acquires 9th Largest Senior Living Community Operator

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) has agreed to acquire Horizon Bay Realty, the ninth largest operator of senior living communities in the United States. Upon closing, Brookdale will add an additional 90 communities to its portfolio with over 16,000 units in 19 states.  As part of the deal, Brookdale entered agreements to restructure Horizon Bay’s existing relationship […]

Equity LifeStyle to Purchase Manufactured Home Portfolio for $1.43 Billion

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE:ELS) agreed to purchase 76 manufactured home communities from certain affiliates of Hometown America for $1.43 billion. The properties contain 31,167 sites on approximately 6,500 acres located in 16 states said the REIT on Tuesday. Assuming the acquisition was completed on January 1, 2010, ELS estimates the purchase price represents a cap rate of approximately 6.7%, and that […]

The Ensign Group Acquires Symbii Home Health

The Ensign Group (NASDAQ: ENSG) acquired Symbii Home Health and Hospice, a home health and hospice agency with branches in Utah. Effective as of May 15th, 2011, the company will be operated by a subsidiary of Conerstone Healthcare, Ensign’s home health and hospice-based portfolio subsidiary. “We are pleased with the growth and development of our home […]

Ventas Completes $3.1 Billion Atria Acquisition

Atria Senior Living has completed a deal to merge its senior living portfolio with Ventas (NYSE: VTR). As part of the agreement, Atria will manage the portfolio of 118 senior living communities acquired by Ventas. Ventas acquired the portfolio valued at more than $3.1 billion through mergers of Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. (ASLG) using […]

ARA Sells Arizona Senior Housing Community for $25.6 Million

Atlanta-headquartered ARA recently announced the sale of Granite Gate, a 116-unit/129-bed community located in Prescott, Arizona for $25.6 million.  The four-story community consists of 91 independent and assisted living units, and 25 memory care units. Built in 1996 and last renovated in 2006, Granite Gate is located in the breathtaking Granite Dells of Prescott, Arizona. […]