Five Star Defers February Rent to SNH as Struggles Continue

Five Star Senior Living’s (Nasdaq: FVE) financial woes continue to pile up. The Newton, Massachusetts-based senior living operator and Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH) agreed to defer the minimum aggregate February rent Five Star owes SNH for properties it operates under a master lease between the two companies. The deal was unveiled in a […]

JLL Makes Key Senior Housing Hires as Investor Interest Grows

Professional services firm JLL (NYSE: JLL) is beefing up the senior housing side of its business with new additions to its national real estate team. The company recently hired Mike Garbers and Cody Tremper as managing directors who will focus on advising owners, investors and operators in the senior housing and skilled nursing industry. Garbers […]

How HCP Plans to ‘Fix’ Its Senior Housing Portfolio

HCP’s (NYSE: HCP) senior housing portfolio underwent a transformation in the past two years. The Irvine, California-based health care real estate investment trust (REIT) now is ready to move from playing defense to being in a position to grow the business, despite market headwinds. But there are still some moves HCP needs to do in […]

Five Star’s Future Still Shaky After Q4 Earnings

Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) acknowledged its continued financial challenges pose a threat to the company’s viability, even as the organization works to implement operational strategies to effect a turnaround. Five Star is also in discussions with its major real estate investment trust landlord, Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH), to potentially restructure. The […]

Veteran Senior Living Leader Handelson Named CEO of Greystone Health Network

Stephanie Handelson, whose resume includes leadership positions across several senior living providers, has been tapped as the new CEO of Greystone Healthcare Management. In taking this position, Handelson will now lead a company that has a focus on skilled nursing. Tampa, Florida-based Greystone manages a portfolio of 28 skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) across the Sunshine […]

LTC Focused on Troubled Tenants, Positioning for Acquisitions

After a year marked by troubled operators and a senior housing acquisition drought, LTC Properties (NYSE: LTC) enters 2019 not quite out of the woods. “It was one step forward, two steps back on the tenant front for LTC in 4Q18,” analysts with financial services company Mitsubishi UFG Financial Group (MUFG) wrote, commenting on the […]

Capital Senior Living Shakes Up C-Suite, Operations After Poor Q4 Earnings

In the wake of poor quarterly earnings, Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) assumed full responsibility for its 2018 struggles, made some major changes to its executive team and has made improving its operations and balance sheet an immediate priority. The Dallas-based senior housing operator did not sugar coat its Q4 2018 earnings during a conference […]

Regional Operator Blake Management to Expand Nationwide, Makes C-Suite Hires

A senior living management company with a regional footprint in the Southeast has set its sights on becoming a national presence centered on hospitality. Jackson, Mississippi-based Blake Management Group (BMG) has quickly grown in recent years by forging joint ventures with development partners, and has made several executive hires in recent months, including adding a […]

New Senior To Bring In More Operators in 2019

After a year of restructuring and bringing its management in-house, New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR) is entering 2019 with a new focus and, for the first time, some investor guidance. The New York City-based health care real estate investment trust (REIT) reported an $86.6 million net loss in Q4 2018, or a $1.05 loss […]

Lifespace Communities CEO Sloan Bentley Departs

Lifespace Communities has named an interim CEO following the departure of Sloan Bentley, who held that position until this month. Lifespace confirmed the news to Senior Housing News. The Des Moines, Iowa-based not-for-profit senior housing owner and operator named CFO Larry Smith as interim president and CEO. A senior living industry veteran with over 30 […]