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 […]

Top Senior Housing News of the Week: Developers Flock to Texas, Ventas’ $790M Purchase

In case you missed it…here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week: 1. New Market Players Flock to Texas Senior Housing Boom—Demographics in the Lone Star State have created a hotbed for senior housing operators looking toward assisted living and memory care development.  2. Senior Living Marketers Say Success […]

Providers Use Assisted Living “Lite” to Fill Senior Care Gaps

As independent living residents’ needs rise, providers are identifying the incorporation of “lite” care services as a way to bridge the gap between independent and assisted living. Providers are gearing much of these efforts toward the independent living aspects of their communities, where residents can receive mild care services without having to move from one […]

Developers Hot on High End Senior Housing Post-Recession

Development of luxury senior housing is not slowing down, despite challenges related to land acquisition and the recent economic downturn. While the economic recession might have hindered the appeal of luxury options for many prospective residents who saw their home values plummet, those in the business say they are not restricting the pace of their […]