Big Data, Senior Housing Partnerships to Fuel Ventas’ Growth in 2020

Ventas (NYSE: VTR) has a plan to “pivot to growth” in 2020, and it sees big data and close relationships with its senior housing operating partners as key to that effort. The Chicago-based real estate investment trust (REIT) laid out its multifaceted growth strategy during its  investor day presentation in Philadelphia on Tuesday. That strategy […]

Transactions & Financings: Ventas’ $490M Colony Capital Refinancing; BPM Senior Living Portfolio Sold

Ventas invests $490M in Colony Capital refinancing, announces $800M research development pipeline Ventas (NYSE: VTR) announced four new developments, totaling $800 million in its university-based research and innovation business, all in partnership with Wexford Science & Technology (“Wexford”), the leading developer of university-focused real estate solutions. These investments are part of $1.5 billion research and […]

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 […]

HCP Expects More Even Split Between Triple-Net, RIDEA in 2019

With its senior housing portfolio makeover largely in place, HCP (NYSE: HCP) is now turning its attention to triple-net leases that are coming up for renewal and adding to its RIDEA relationships. The Irvine, California-based health care real estate investment trust discussed its plans before an audience at the NAREIT 2019 Investor Conference in New […]

Brookdale CEO: We May Not Vie for Middle-Market Consumers

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) CEO Cindy Baier sees a real issue with the lack of middle-market senior living options for residents — she’s just not sure whether her company is going to compete in a big way for this consumer base. “I don’t know Brookdale will ultimately play in that space,” Baier said during […]

Movers & Shakers: Capital Senior Living Promotes Five; Brookdale Announces New Board Members

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Capital Senior Living Reportedly Rejected Multiple Bids from TPG

Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) rejected several acquisition overtures from private equity firm TPG during recent months, Bloomberg reported Friday. Bloomberg cited unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter. TPG and Capital Senior Living declined to comment for this article. Shares of Capital Senior Living were up 19.44% as of mid-day Friday, trading at $4.30 […]

Pegasus Senior Living Expands Portfolio With Omega Communities Partnership

Pegasus Senior Living has agreed to manage four properties developed by Omega Communities, expanding its portfolio for the first time since taking over operations for 36 former Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) buildings last year. Birmingham, Alabama-based Omega is a for-profit company that develops senior living communities in affinity relationships with churches. The four properties […]

Transactions & Financings: CIT Group’s $64M Refinancing; Focus Healthcare Partners’ $65M Virginia Acquisition

CBRE arranges $65 million acquisition financing for Virginia CCRC CBRE National Senior Housing Vice Chairman Aron Will and First Vice President Austin Sacco arranged a $65.2 million acquisition financing package for The Virginian, a 306-unit rental continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Fairfax, Virginia. Will and Sacco worked on behalf of Focus Healthcare Partners to […]

Brookdale Highlights the Keys to Its Q1 Performance

On the heels of a strong Q1 2019 performance attributed to an improved sales cycle and growth, Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) highlighted some of its operational outcomes Tuesday for a conference of investors. During a presentation at the RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference in New York City, Brookdale CEO Cindy Baier shared her […]