How Vertical Integration of Development, Operations Can ‘De-Risk’ Senior Living

Having a vertically integrated senior housing development and operations business is not for everyone — but for two Chicago-based companies, doing so has been valuable. The example of these firms — CA and Vermilion Development — shows how vertical integration can help drive success in an increasingly complex industry, and can support efforts such as […]

CA Ventures to Build Mixed-Use Senior Housing, Medical Office with New Vertical

CA Ventures launched a new service line this week that will share synergies with its fast-growing Anthology Senior Living brand. The Chicago-based real estate developer and investor announced the formation of a medical office building and life sciences division. To lead it, CA Ventures named Russell Brenner president. “Unlike some of our other lines, medical […]

NorthPoint Sells 12-Property Stonecrest Portfolio to CA Senior Living

Kansas City, Missouri-based NorthPoint Development has exited senior living by selling a 12-property portfolio to Chicago-based CA Senior Living. Previously under the Stonecrest brand, the communities will be operated by Anthology Senior Living going forward. Anthology is the operating arm of CA Senior Living, which is part of Chicago-based development and investment firm CA Ventures. […]

In the Pipeline: Planned ‘Medical City’ Moves Ahead; Three New RLC Groundbreakings

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, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Planned ‘Medical City’ in Orlando One Step Closer to Fruition Local officials in Orlando, […]

Transactions & Financings: Clearwater Living, Solinity

CBRE Arranges Financing for Two Communities in Connecticut  CBRE National Senior Housing Vice Chairman Aron Will recently secured construction financing on behalf of a joint venture between Chicago-based real estate investment holding company CA Ventures and a global investment manager for two properties known as Farmington Senior Living and Simsbury Senior Living. The properties comprise […]

In the Pipeline: Ascent Living to Open in Denver, CA Senior Living Breaks Ground Near Pittsburgh

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, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Focus Property Group, Ascent Living Planning Denver Community Property investor and developer Focus Property Group […]