Sunrise Senior Living Emerges from ‘Tech Desert,’ Cogir Invests in AI

Forward thinking senior living operators recognize the potential for tech to improve customer satisfaction, move-ins, employee retention and have a positive impact on value propositions. Two companies, Sunrise Senior Living and Cogir Real Estate, shared their experiences bringing tech into their operations platforms, with positive results, and outlined upcoming plans during a panel discussion on […]

Welltower Announces $1 Billion in Acquisitions, $300 Million Equity Investment from Qatar Wealth Fund

Welltower (NYSE: WELL) has announced $1 billion in new off-market investments, involving 11 separate off-market senior housing and medical office transactions. In addition, an affiliate of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) has made a $300 million investment in Welltower’s common stock and has an option to acquire an interest in a development pipeline of urban senior […]

Canadian Operator Cogir Hopes Brookdale Portfolio Deal Can Spur U.S. Expansion

A Montreal-based firm has plans to rapidly scale up its U.S. senior living operations, after agreeing to take over management of a dozen properties from Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD). Real estate investment trust (REIT) Welltower (NYSE: WELL) first announced in June plans to scale back its Brookdale portfolio and divvy up dozens of Brookdale-managed properties to other operators. […]