Capital Senior Living CEO: Pandemic Shows Industry’s Value Proposition Must Be Clearer

The Covid-19 pandemic has renewed a longstanding debate about whether lifestyle-driven hospitality services or health care should be prioritized in future senior living operational models. Kim Lody, CEO of Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU), believes that the debate may not have a cut-and-dried answer, but the pandemic shows that providers must clear up confusion on […]

Colony Capital Hands 36 Senior Housing Properties to Lender Due to Default

Colony Capital (NYSE: CLNY) has transferred ownership of 36 senior housing properties to a lender, as a step toward resolving a default. Los Angeles-based Colony is a global digital infrastructure, real estate and investment management firm with $46 billion in assets under management. Its health care portfolio includes senior housing, skilled nursing facilities, medical office […]

Capital Senior Living Issues Going Concern Warning Due to Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic continues to pressure operations across the senior living industry. For Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU), the crisis could threaten its ability to remain a going concern. The Dallas-based operator’s Q1 2020 earnings raised questions about its financial position if its communities remain secured to non-essential personnel for an extended period of time. […]

BMO Analysis: 50% Decline a Worst-Case Scenario, But Historically Low Senior Housing Occupancy Could Be Coming

Senior housing occupancy could fall by as much as 50% this year due to Covid-19 — as Bloomberg reported — but this is a worst-case scenario, according to BMO Capital Markets Analyst John Kim. Less dramatic occupancy declines are more likely, yet even these relatively gentler drops could put occupancy at historically low levels. BMO […]

Capital Senior Living Gets Rent Forbearance, Lease Terminations from Ventas, Welltower

Capital Senior Living (NYSE: CSU) took another step toward stabilizing its balance sheet. Capital reached rent forbearance agreements with two of its real estate investment trust (REIT) landlords — Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower (NYSE: WELL) and Chicago-based Ventas (NYSE: VTR), the Dallas-based operator announced in an SEC Form 8-K filing on Monday. Additionally, Capital agreed to […]