Village Park Rejects ‘Broken Model’ of Senior Living, Builds Multi-Brand Portfolio

Village Park Senior Living (VPSL) is recording strong rate increases across its multi-brand portfolio, in a market where communities are offering concessions and lowering rates to compete with new supply. CEO Tim Gary largely credits the company’s approach to design and architecture. “The industry is building product that is a broken model. It has to […]

Mansions Senior Living CEO: Extended Stay Apartments Taught Us About Senior Living

Mansions Senior Living parlayed a unique multifamily operating model into a successful entrance to senior living. Now the Edmond, Oklahoma-based owner and provider is focusing on increasing its presence in one of the hottest construction markets in the United States, while modernizing the buildings that allowed Mansions to establish its footprint, founder and CEO Kim […]

Engel Burman Eyes New Markets for ‘Look-Alike CCRC’ Model

The Engel Burman Group has developed a successful portfolio of senior housing on Long Island since the company entered the space in 1997. Now it wants to bring its version of the continuing care retirement community (CCRC) to new markets, and is testing out potential future treatments for dementia in its existing communities. “We haven’t […]

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 […]

Carlyle Group, Other Active Adult Pioneers Venture Into ‘Uncharted Territory’

The most experienced developers and investors in active adult communities are reaping benefits from the product type, as the senior living industry at large scrambles to define its parameters. More seasoned players in the active adult market — including private equity giant The Carlyle Group — say that it is a product where average lengths […]

Eclipse Senior Living Goes High End with New Evoke Brand

Eclipse Senior Living is making good on its multi-brand strategy with the launching of a high-end independent and assisted living offering dubbed Evoke. The Lake Oswego, Oregon-based company announced the news on Tuesday. The brand’s first development will break ground in Portland, Oregon, before the end of the year, with an expected early 2021 opening. […]

Why Co-Op Senior Housing Is Ready for Primetime

Cooperative housing remains a niche within senior living, but the model is slowly growing. It has become a competitive option in some markets, and may gain further traction by addressing several pressures facing the industry. For example, co-op housing can be leveraged to meet the growing demand for middle-market senior housing. In addition, there are […]

Developer McCaffery Interests Enters Senior Housing with New Solera Venture

A prominent name in real estate development is creating its first senior living projects, partnering with Solera Senior Living on a pipeline in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. The Denver-based senior living operator is partnering with Chicago-based McCaffery Interests on Modena Reserve at Kensington, a 135-unit community with independent living, assisted living and memory […]

Skender, IKEA Initiatives Bring Promise of Prefab Senior Housing Closer to Reality

Large players such as Skender and IKEA are betting that prefab building practices can help meet the rising demand for senior housing. Chicago-based Skender has morphed in the past 18 months from a general contractor to a vertically integrated manufacturer of prefabricated modular building components for multifamily, senior housing, health care and commercial buildings. The […]