Franchise Models Steadily Expand Into Senior Housing Market

Long-established Beehive, home care mainstay BrightStar and newcomer Majestic offer different franchise models It isn’t a boom yet, but interest in franchise ownership of senior living properties has grown recently, and this model shows signs of becoming more prevalent as baby boomer demand gains strength in the coming years. Franchise-based senior living already was gaining […]

‘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 […]