Executive Forecast 2021: A Rare Chance For Senior Living Reinvention

“When you’re in a chaotic environment, you white-knuckle the status quo. We just can’t do that. We really have to think about what is the ‘new next’ that we are going towards.” Those are the words of Sequoia Living President and CEO Sara McVey, and they capture a common sentiment among other top executives in […]

Transactions & Financings: AccentCare, Seasons Hospice Merging; Ziegler’s $42M Financing Package

Affiliations AccentCare, Seasons Hospice to Merge AccentCare Inc. and Seasons Hospice announced a merger, Senior Housing News sister publication Home Health Care News reports. The deal brings Dallas-based AccentCare, one of the five largest home health care companies in the country, and Seasons, one of the top five largest hospice providers, under one corporate umbrella. […]

Bridgewood Property CEO: With Margins Squeezed, Higher Wages Present Dilemma

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing providers across the country to spend more to maintain staffing levels. But it has also shined a light on how frontline workers have been cobbling together a living wage before and during the crisis at times by working for multiple providers or pulling shifts across different communities. With workers under […]

Senior Housing Operators Must Increase CapEx or Get Left Behind

The steady stream of new senior housing inventory coming online through the mid-2020s has put pressure on operators to maintain occupancy. It is also focusing owners and operators to face the fact that historical trends in CapEx spending need to change. Operators have been getting away with penciling in smaller allocations from their annual budgets […]

Transactions & Financings: Bridgewood’s $56M CCRC Refinancing; Mission Senior’s $22M Construction Financing

SunTrust provides $60M Loan for Baltimore CCRC Expansion SunTrust Banks Senior Vice President of Senior Care Finance Yasamin Al-Askari arranged a $60 million loan for the expansion of Roland Park Place, a nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Baltimore. Proceeds will fund the second phase of the project, an eight-story building with 58 units, a […]

Bridgewood Property Quietly Builds Regional Scale in Senior Living

Bridgewood Property Company has quietly become a regional force in senior living with a “steady as she goes” approach to development and operations. The Houston-based company has developed 34 communities since its founding, founder and president Jim Gray told Senior Housing News. Its current portfolio of 22 properties in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, totaling 2,600 […]

Transactions & Financings: New Senior Issues Fortress Affiliate $40 Million In Stock, NHI Lends $180 Million

New Senior Investment Group Issues Fortress Affiliate $40 Million in Series A Preferred Stock New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR) filed an 8-K form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating the New York City-based real estate investment trust (REIT) issued 400,000 shares of Series A Preferred Stock to FIG LLC, an affiliate of […]

Transactions & Financings: Chicago Pacific Founders, CBRE

MidCap Closes First Mortgage Loan for Florida Community MidCap Financial, a commercial finance firm that concentrates on middle-market transactions, recently closed a transaction with Zon Living Concepts, LLC. The senior housing and senior care company owns and operates Zon Beachside, a Class A assisted living and memory care community in Indian Harbour Beach, Florida. The […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (6/9/16)

(Rendering of Landmark Memory Care located in Lafayette, Colo. — Photo courtesy of Landmark Memory Care) Construction: Planned Development of Thrive at Green Island Community Announced Flournoy Development Company of Columbus, Ga. and Atlanta-Based Thrive Senior Living announced their partnership to develop Thrive at Green Island in Columbus, Ga. Flournoy will be the developer for […]