Atria’s Tech Strategy Evolves With New CTO, Launch of Subsidiary Glennis Solutions

Atria Senior Living has named a new top technology executive, shortly after launching Glennis Solutions as a subsidiary company providing tech offerings that are purpose-built for senior living. These moves set the stage for how the Louisville, Kentucky-based provider will approach technology in the years to come, CEO John Moore told Senior Housing News. Having […]

Low Occupancy Prompts Price Discounts in Senior Living — But Providers Wary of Risks

Senior living providers recovering from the pandemic are using discounts and concessions to regain occupancy, raising concerns about price wars as companies across the industry strive to rebuild occupancy. In November 2020, providers such as Five Star Senior Living (NYSE: FVE) were already observing deep discounts and concessions in the market. Other data, including mystery […]

3 Takeaways from Healthpeak’s Exit For The Future Of Senior Housing

Last week, Discovery Senior Living announced that Hilary Bullard — formerly VP of senior housing asset management with Healthpeak (NYSE: PEAK) — will lead the new Morada brand. Discovery is launching Morada with 16 communities recently acquired from Healthpeak. The Bullard hire and Morada’s launch are among many news items that have been generated from […]

Senior Housing Adaptive Reuse Opportunities Materialize Amid Hotel Distress

Covid-19 has disrupted commercial real estate for the past year, but few asset classes have been hit as hard as the hospitality industry. From the early days of the pandemic, some senior living developers, investors and operators have said they anticipate opportunities to acquire and reposition hotel assets. Although the availability of Covid-19 vaccines is […]

Atria to Manage 21 Communities for New Senior, Debuts Atria Retirement Brand in US

Atria Senior Living is taking over management of 21 independent living communities owned by real estate investment trust (REIT) New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR). The portfolio marks the U.S. debut of the Atria Retirement brand, which up to this point has operated in Canada as Atria Retirement Canada. The portfolio previously was managed by […]

In the Pipeline: Watercrest, St. Joe Open Florida Community; University Collaboration in Oklahoma

Construction: In progress Resort Lifestyle Communities held a Feb. 18 ceremony event to mark the groundbreaking of a new senior living community in Morrisville, North Carolina. The $30 millon community, Brier Pointe, is slated to have an in-house bank, pharmacy, general store and salon that are all open to the public. Residents can choose from […]

Discovery Senior Living Launches New Multi-Brand Strategy with 16-Property Acquisition

The recent acquisition of 16 communities from Healthpeak (NYSE: PEAK) was the largest transaction in company history for Discovery Senior Living and marks the start of a strategic shift for the provider, to a structure of regional brands. The deal was publicly announced last week by Irvine, California-based Healthpeak, which is a real estate investment […]

Harrison Street ‘Handpicked’ 12 Former Atria Communities to Acquire from Healthpeak

The $312 million sale of a 12-property portfolio operated by Atria Senior Living was among the many transactions that Healthpeak (NYSE: PEAK) announced last week, as part of the real estate investment trust’s exit from rental senior housing. The buyer of this portfolio was Chicago-based private equity firm Harrison Street. The properties were essentially “handpicked” […]