Senior Housing Transactions: CBRE, MBK Senior Living

Golden West Senior Living Sells Community to Chicago Investors Golden West Senior Living has announced the sale of Flatirons Terrace, a 54-unit independent living community in Boulder, Colorado, to Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, a private equity firm based in Chicago. Dial Retirement Communities, of Omaha, Nebraska, will operate the community. Financial terms of the […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Vikus Acquired, CA Senior Living Buys in Texas

HealthcareSource Acquires Vikus Corporation  Health care industry talent management software provider HealthcareSource announced its acquisition of Vikus Corporation, a Tennessee-based company offering hiring software for the post-acute and long-term care markets. Financial terms of the deal are not being disclosed, HealthcareSource President and CEO J.P. Fingado told Senior Housing News. The acquisition gives HealthcareSource more […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Arcapita Hits $200 Million in Acquisitions in 2016

Arcapita Acquires $200 Million in Senior Living Properties in 2016 Global investment firm Arcapita acquired a privately-held senior living portfolio of three properties for $110 million in the metro areas surrounding Washington D.C. and Atlanta. The properties will be managed by an affiliate of The Arbor Company. The portfolio brings Arcapita’s total investment in the […]

Editor’s Picks: HCP’s New CEO

As temperatures began to plunge in Chicago, we were sure to bring our readers the hottest industry happenings, including the news that a major senior housing real estate owner has named a new CEO and president. Ventas Inc. also made a splash by announcing it would sell 36 Kindred-leased skilled nursing facilities for $700 million […]

Editor’s Picks: Unrealistic Salary Expectations, Olympics 2016

This week on Senior Housing News, our readers learned about the unrealistic salary expectations of new senior living workers, as well as the nation’s largest homebuilder taking advantage of the senior housing opportunity. Otherwise, readers followed along with our coverage of second quarter earnings results, including Brookdale Senior Living’s (NYSE: BKD) targeted plan to improve […]

Editor’s Picks: Welltower’s $1.15 Billion Buy

It’s earnings season, and the message is clear—acquisitions and dispositions are back in a big way. This week, we clued our readers into Welltower’s massive new senior housing portfolio acquisition on the West Coast and Sabra’s plans to offload a serious chunk of skilled nursing change. Here in the newsroom, we were keeping up with […]

Editor’s Picks: The Future of Senior Housing

This week on Senior Housing News, readers learned about the future of senior housing, which has a lot to do with adhering to the needs of middle-income seniors. They also learned how to arrange good deals on Class B senior housing properties, how senior living companies still rely on temp agencies to combat staffing woes, […]

Seniors Housing Finance Activity: KeyBank, Ziegler

Ziegler Closes $110.96 Million in Financing for Epworth Living at The Ranch Chicago-based speciality investment bank Ziegler announced the closing of the $110.96 million, unrated, tax-exempt, fixed-rate Series 2016 Bond issue for Epworth Living at The Ranch, a nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The Ranch will have 23 independent living villas, […]

Editor’s Picks: Welltower CEO’s Fighting Words

It’s been a busy week in the senior living industry. Our coverage included a recently released report that noted how emotional labor takes its toll on senior living’s frontline staff, and how a merger between NorthStar and Colony is set to create a $17 billion real estate investment trust (REIT). Readers were eager to learn […]