In the Pipeline: New Margaritaville Plans Finalized; Leisure Care Enters North Carolina

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 Cadence Living Plans Arizona Community Cadence Living has purchased 7.7 acres of land in Chandler, Arizona, […]

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 […]

NHI, Discovery Entering $128M, 6-Property Joint Venture

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) is strengthening its relationship with Discovery Senior Living. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based health care real estate investment trust announced a $128.4 million joint venture with the Bonita Springs, Florida-based provider to acquire six properties in Indiana, Maryland and Pennsylvania. NHI is also committed to a $6 million senior mortgage for an […]

HCP Acquires 9 Discovery Communities for $445 Million

HCP (NYSE: HCP) has inked a $445 million deal to acquire nine senior housing communities operated by Discovery Senior Living as part of a flurry of recent activity. The Irvine, California-based real estate investment trust (REIT) also acquired three Oakmont Senior Living buildings and has expanded its RIDEA partnerships with Oakmont and Sunrise Senior Living. […]

Transactions & Financings: Welltower’s San Antonio Portfolio Buy; SunTrust’s $69M Financing

Welltower acquires San Antonio senior living portfolio Toledo, Ohio-based health care real estate investment trust (REIT) Welltower (NYSE: WELL) acquired a two-building senior housing portfolio in San Antonio, Texas, totaling 335 units. The seller was Dallas-based senior housing developer, South Bay Partners.The two adjacent buildings, Watercrest at Dominion (230 units) and Isle at Watercrest Dominion […]

Senior Living Providers Target Better Blend of Hospitality, Health Care

In recent years, senior living providers have debated whether a health care model or a hospitality focus makes more sense for the future — but this debate is shifting. Providers must inevitably offer more health care, yet they must do so without compromising the fundamental value propositions of the industry, which is rooted in a […]