‘Smaller is Better’: Covid-19 Primes Senior Living for Rise of Small-House Models

Small-house senior living may be well-suited to handle the disruptions of the Covid-19 era. This may help boost the model’s popularity going forward — but the industry will first need to overcome obstacles regarding the way these communities are developed, financed and licensed. Just ask Jim Stroud, co-founder and former chairman of Capital Senior Living […]

From BrightStar to BeeHive, Senior Living Franchise Models Gain Appeal

While franchising is embraced in home care and hospitality — not to mention fast food, rental cars and various other industries — it has been slow to catch on in senior living. But a handful of senior housing companies — including BeeHive Homes, BrightStar Senior Living and Avendelle Assisted Living — are breaking the mold. […]

In the Pipeline: MorningStar’s Next Projects; Thrive Opens Georgia Community

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned MorningStar to Open Communities in Oregon, Colorado MorningStar Senior Living is opening its third […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (11/26/14)

Construction: Planned Big Rock Partners Closes Land Purchase for $60 Million Fla. Project Company: Big Rock Partners Type: New Construction Location: Celebration, FL Funding: 60 million #of Beds: 225 Construction start date: First Quarter 2015 Los Angeles, Calif.-based real estate investment management and development firm Big Rock Partners has closed on a nine-acre land purchase […]