How Belmont Village is Solving the Urban Development Puzzle

Come fall 2018, locals in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood may start doing double takes when passing Belmont Village Senior Living’s new community. That’s because the soon-to-be built, 160-bed Belmont Village Lincoln Park community will very closely resemble a historic building they have seen before. In fact, the exterior of the assisted living and memory care […]

Innovators Blur the Line Between Hotels and Senior Housing

Innovative senior housing ideas are plentiful—but there are several opportunities for improvement, and industry leaders are still looking toward the hospitality industry for answers. That’s according to a report summarizing the first-ever Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures (CIHF) roundtable, which took place in April at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. At the event, a group of […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Capital One, KeyBank

Capital One Closes $61 Million Term Loan and $12 Million Revolving Credit Facility to CommuniCare Family of Companies Capital One (NYSE: COF) acted as the sole lead arranger and administrative agent for a $61 million syndicated term loan and $12 million syndicated revolving credit facility to affiliates of CommuniCare Health Services. The loan and credit […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/23/16)

(Photo of view from Kalākaua Gardens located in Honolulu, Hawaii — Photo courtesy of Kalākaua Gardens) Construction: Planned Pinkard Construction Plans Mixed-Use Senior Community, Aurora, Colo. One of three housing projects that were awarded federal and state Low Income Housing Tax Credits by the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority is planned to be a mixed-use […]

6 Layers of Defense Against Fires in Senior Living

Fires in senior living apartments and communities have swept national headlines recently, detailing the destruction that these disasters can cause, and sparking conversations around fire safety — particularly as it relates to buildings’ construction. In a suburb of San Antonio, Texas, five people died and 10 were injured late last year after a three-alarm fire […]

Which Senior Living Communities Earned Top Ratings in 2013?

Online senior living resource SeniorHomes.com on Tuesday released a list of top-rated senior living communities located in nearly 20 major metropolitan markets across the United States. To generate the Best Senior Living Awards list of top-rated and winning communities, SeniorHomes.com compiled state inspection reports, consulted with more than 200 senior living professionals to get their […]