CNL Healthcare Properties II Exploring Strategic Alternatives, Including Company Sale

CNL Healthcare Properties II has announced that its board of directors elected to close the current equity offering by Oct. 1 and will not pursue a follow-on offering. The board also formed a committee of independent directors to explore potential strategic alternatives for the non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT), including a possible sale of the […]

New Upside Avenue REIT Hopes to Draw Small Investors into Senior Housing

A new, non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) with senior housing aspirations has arrived on the scene. The REIT, Upside Avenue, plans to start deploying capital at the end of September, Joy Schoffler, chief strategy officer at both the REIT and its affiliate—Austin, Texas-based private equity firm Casoro Capital—told Senior Housing News. Upside Avenue filed a […]

$428 Million Brookdale Portfolio to be Apollo’s Senior Living Investment Launchpad

Private equity giant Apollo Global Management plans to invest further in senior living after acquiring a portfolio of 22 properties currently managed by Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), a person with knowledge of the deal told Senior Housing News. New York City-based Apollo is an alternative investment management firm that currently has about $247 billion […]

New Senior Plans to Internalize Management, Pay Fortress $50 Million

New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR) is distancing itself from external manager Fortress Investment Group (NYSE: FIG) and internalizing its operations, executives announced Thursday. The move is being made as part of the New York City-based real estate investment trust’s (REIT) ongoing strategic review process, which has not yet concluded, CEO Susan Givens implied during a call […]

Colony Capital Foresees Senior Housing Pressure, Continues Portfolio Restructuring

Leaders with Colony Capital (NYSE: CLNY) expect continued headwinds to affect the company’s senior housing portfolio but believe that conditions are improving for skilled nursing facilities. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles-based real estate investment trust (REIT) is continuing to restructure its health care portfolio, most recently converting a RIDEA arrangement to a triple-net lease. Overall, the […]

NHI Joins Chorus of Senior Housing Organizations Eyeing Joint Ventures

Like some of its peers in the senior housing space, National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) no longer wants its tenants to “just use [it] as a checkbook,” according to President and CEO Eric Mendelsohn. Rather than triple-net, the Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based real estate investment trust (REIT) is currently looking out for RIDEA and joint venture opportunities, […]

Welltower, ManorCare Deal Could Cost ProMedica Its A+ Credit Rating

Standard & Poor’s is contemplating a downgrade of ProMedica Health Systems’ credit rating, in light of the nonprofit’s acquisition of struggling skilled nursing giant HCR ManorCare. That transaction—a joint venture with real estate investment trust Welltower (NYSE: WELL)—closed last week. While asserting that the non-profit health system still has an A+ rating for its long-term […]

Ventas CEO Describes ‘Timing Mismatch’ in Senior Housing Supply and Demand

Despite a “challenging operating environment,” Ventas, Inc. (NYSE :VTR) remains confident in the viability of its senior housing operating (SHOP) portfolio, executives suggested on Friday. The Chicago-based real estate investment trust (REIT) reported its second-quarter 2018 earnings on July 27. The company’s second-quarter 2018 revenue of $942.3 million beat analysts’ expectations by $32.15 million, while […]