Senior Housing Properties Trust Weighing Five Star Restructuring

Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH) is weighing a litany of options for Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) in light of the operator’s ongoing financial and operational problems — including a possible adjustment to the two companies’ agreements. That was top of mind during the the Newton, Massachusetts-based  real estate investment trust’s (REIT) fourth-quarter […]

Transactions & Financings: MedCore Buys $98 Million Portfolio; Walker & Dunlop’s $43 Million Financing

MedCore Partners completes $98 million portfolio acquisition in Utah, Arizona MedCore Partners, along with SunTrust Bank and Trinity Private Equity Group, acquired a 409-unit assisted living and memory care portfolio in four markets across Arizona and Utah. The total acquisition cost was $98 million. The communities include assisted living and memory care assets: Caliche Senior […]

Sabra Evaluating $1 Billion Acquisition Pipeline But Prices Still ‘Unreasonable’

Following an eventful 2018 that included the bankruptcy of a major skilled nursing tenant, Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) anticipates a quieter 2019 that is focused on fundamentals. Specifically, the Irvine, California-based real estate investment trust will be pushing to de-lever the balance sheet and secure acquisitions, CEO Rick Matros said Monday on a […]

NHI Focused on Tenant Turnarounds, Robust Acquisition Pipeline

On the heels of ironing out issues with tenants such as independent living giant Holiday Retirement, three more operators are causing consternation at National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI). But these operator woes are not cause for undue alarm, and the company is bullish on opportunities to expand its senior housing portfolio in 2019, President and […]

Inside Goodman Group’s Innovative, Full-Continuum Senior Housing Platform

Whether recruiting nurses from abroad or taking a new approach to intergenerational senior living, The Goodman Group is striving to innovate while expanding its portfolio of managed communities. Based near the Twin Cities in Chaska, Minnesota, The Goodman Group today manages 63 properties across nine states. About half the portfolio consists of managed senior living […]

HCP’s Senior Housing Portfolio Prepared for 2019 Headwinds

On the heels of a reshaping of its senior housing portfolio taking place over the course of the last two years, health care REIT HCP (NYSE: HCP) says it is prepared to ride out the headwinds associated with the transition. Despite being positioned for long-term success, the Irvine, California-based health care REIT said in announcing […]

Brookdale Rules Out OpCo/PropCo Split as Turnaround Enters Second Year

Don’t expect another major lease restructuring or an “OpCo/PropCo” split for Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) any time soon. Instead, the Brentwood, Tennessee-based company — fresh off a busy year of dispositions, lease restructurings with REIT landlords and discussions with major shareholders — is focused on improving the senior housing portfolio it has today, according […]

Markets in Texas, Georgia, Virginia Among Top Prospects for Senior Housing Development

Senior living developers might want to pay more attention to McAllen, Texas; Augusta, Georgia; and Virginia Beach, Virginia. That’s because those are the three metro markets where conditions may be ripest for new senior housing development, according to a recent analysis from senior living development consulting firm Plante Moran Living Forward. The ranking was built […]