Brightview, Westminster Sales Teams Adjust Metrics, Incentives While ‘Straddling Two Worlds’

Senior living sales and marketing teams struggled mightily in 2020, but the ongoing vaccination effort is a ray of hope that occupancy will stabilize and begin to grow. Still, the fact remains that the pandemic rages on, and it will be months before providers are truly capitalizing on pent-up demand, Brightview Senior Living Regional Sales […]

Harrison Street Reportedly Raises $720M for Potential $2B Fund; Senior Housing a Target

Harrison Street has reportedly raised $720 million for a new fund to be invested in senior housing and other types of real estate. The fund ultimately could raise up to $2 billion, according to a Nov. 17 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Chicago-based Harrison Street raised $720 million within 60 days and […]

Brightview, Summit Vista Rank No. 1 Among 2020’s Best Workplaces in Aging Services

Brightview Senior Living and Summit Vista are the top workplaces in senior living for employee satisfaction, according to this year’s Best Workplaces in Aging Services list. Baltimore-based Brightview, which operates a portfolio of 42 communities, took the No. 1 spot among large providers for the second year in a row; while Summit Vista, a life […]

In the Pipeline: Kendal’s Zen-Inspired Project Moves Ahead; Oakmont Expands in California

Construction: Planned Plans Advance for Zen-Inspired Kendal Life Plan Community in California The Healdsburg Planning Commission has awarded a series of approvals to the planners of Enso Village, a Kendal-affiliated life plan community in Healdsburg, California. Kendal is collaborating on the project with the San Francisco Zen Center. Plans call for a 221-residence community with […]

In the Pipeline: Ryan Cos., Great Lakes Plan Minnesota Project; Brightview Grows in Maryland

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards, an annual competition that recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Submissions are currently open. Construction: Planned Ryan Cos., Great Lakes Plan Minnesota Community Ryan Companies and Great Lakes Management are collaborating on a senior living community […]

How Brightview and Trilogy Harnessed Tech for Covid-19 Communication, Transparency

Communicating with residents and associates was already a challenge for the senior living industry. But Covid-19 made communication an even bigger challenge — and, an even more important practice — than before the pandemic began. Providers such as Baltimore-based Brightview Senior Living and Louisville, Kentucky-based Trilogy Health Services have had to think creatively about ways […]

In the Pipeline: Cypress Cove’s $60M Expansion; South Bay Partners Breaks Ground in California

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 and the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida Planning $60M Active Adult Community Cypress Cove at […]

Harrison Street Acquires Portfolio of 11 Brightview Communities

Real estate investment firm Harrison Street is expanding its relationship with Brightview Senior Living. The Chicago-based company announced Wednesday it acquired an 11-community portfolio managed by Brightview. The portfolio comprises 1,322 units in independent living, assisted living and memory care properties across Maryland, New Jersey and Massachusetts. All of the communities are stabilized, with an […]