Ventas Looking to Sell 8-Property Atria Portfolio Valued at $400M

Ventas (NYSE: VTR) is pitching for sale a portfolio of eight Atria Senior Living communities in six states, at a value of about $400 million. That’s according to real estate publication Real Estate Alert, which cited recent marketing materials in its reporting. Ventas confirmed to Senior Housing News that the communities are being marketed for […]

Luxury Highrise CCRC The Clare Sold for Reported $105M

A high-profile continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Chicago that rebounded after financial and operational difficulties years ago has been sold for a reported $105 million. Des Moines, Iowa-based senior living company LCS and Harrison, New York-based Senior Care Development have bought private-equity firm Fundamental Advisors’ 75% stake in the 334-unit community in Chicago’s Gold […]

Federal Lawsuit Claims CVS Health/Omnicare Improperly Refilled Meds Across 3,000-Plus Senior Living Communities

Long-term care pharmacy giant Omnicare and its parent company CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) are defendants in a federal lawsuit alleging that hundreds of thousands of drugs were improperly dispensed to senior housing residents over a period of years. The complaint, filed Tuesday by the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s office, and an accompanying press release name-check several […]

McCaffery CEO: Right Design, Operator Behind $500M Senior Housing Pipeline

McCaffery Interests’ entry into senior housing can be summed up in three words. “Development follows demand,” CEO Dan McCaffery told Senior Housing News. The Chicago-based developer broke ground last week on Modena Reserve at Kensington, a $75 million, 135-unit community with independent living, assisted living and memory care in Kensington, Maryland with operating partner, Denver-based […]

Costs Should Not Stop Certification of Eco-Friendly Senior Living Buildings

With the exception of affordable senior housing communities, the senior living industry has been slow to pursue sustainable building certifications such as LEED. This lag is happening in large part due to financial considerations but could be short-sighted, given changes in building codes and consumer expectations. State and local building codes across the country are […]

10 Ideas Shaping the Future of Senior Living Development

Buildings designed to promote wellness, ambitious urban communities, clusters of small homes created with cutting-edge tech  — and even senior living at sea. These are among the ideas shaping the future of senior living development, as revealed earlier this year at Senior Housing News’ inaugural BUILD event. With the Fourth of July fast approaching, we’re […]

Pent-Up Demand Fuels New York City’s Senior Living Renaissance

Demand for urban senior living is increasing across the country, and the nation’s largest city is a hotbed. Given New York City’s particular market dynamics, flashy new projects are coming out of the ground, an existing community on the Upper West Side is thriving, and a real estate investment trust recently paid a historically high […]