Essex Communities Pivots With Growing Middle-Market Active Adult Rental Model

A developer and investor in active adult communities is pivoting from an entrance fee model to middle-market rentals in order to spur move-in velocity in the age-restricted senior housing market. Omaha, Nebraska-based Essex Communities recently acquired The Reserve on Walnut Creek, a 121-unit age-restricted independent living community in Urbandale, Iowa, and will convert the property […]

SHN+ Report: The Changing Face of Active Adult Rental

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4 Metros Where Strong Covid-19 Housing Markets Can Bolster Senior Living

Covid-19 has been an unexpected boon to the residential housing market. The resiliency of the market, which has seen home sales numbers and prices eclipse 2019 levels, is a positive trend for the senior living industry, given that people often sell their homes to pay for transitions into communities. Existing home sales increased for the […]

What’s Behind a Wave of Senior Living CFO Hires in the Pandemic Era

Covid-19 has clouded financial outlooks for senior living providers across the country — and perhaps nobody knows that quite like the industry’s chief financial officers. In recent months, a spate of senior living providers have named new CFOs amid a financial landscape complicated by the pressures of the pandemic. Among the organizations with newly appointed […]

Inside the $200 Million Senior Living Highrise Reshaping Norfolk’s Skyline

While highrise senior living projects are grabbing headlines in major metropolitan areas such as New York City and Washington, D.C., the trend is also playing out in smaller cities around the country. One case in point is a 24-story continuing care retirement community (CCRC) expansion that recently topped out in Norfolk, becoming the tallest residential […]

4 Ways a Biden Administration Could Affect Senior Housing Businesses

Senior housing investors and operators can anticipate several changes that will affect the industry as a result of the 2020 U.S. elections. Democratic President-Elect Joe Biden has floated proposals including a major investment in home care, changes to real estate programs and policies, and pledges related to the caregiver workforce. The incoming administration also may […]

Healthpeak CEO: Covid-19 a Catalyst for Possible Sale of Senior Housing Operating, NNN Portfolios

Healthpeak Properties (NYSE: PEAK) is looking to mostly sell off its triple-net and senior housing operating portfolios and rebalance in favor of CCRCs, life science and medical office buildings — and Covid-19 is a big reason why. The real estate investment trust (REIT) announced Monday it is in the process of offloading up to $4 […]

Atria Unveils ‘Community of the Future,’ Flexes Operations as Covid-19 Surges

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, Atria Senior Living CEO John Moore has said that the company will be stronger in the future thanks to lessons learned and innovations developed during this challenging period. Now, the company is unveiling Atria Newport Beach — touting the community as its “most pandemic-ready” to date and a glimpse of what […]

SHN+ Report: The primary care opportunity in senior living

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SHN+ Report: Senior Living Dining 2020 — An Industry Snapshot

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