Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Fortis Files for Receivership

Fortis Management Group Files for Receivership Fortis Management Group filed for receivership in an agreement with its landlords, the company revealed on July 12. The Milwaukee-based management company operates 60 skilled nursing facilities and five independent and assisted living communities throughout Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Read the full story on Skilled Nursing […]

Highest Paid Chief Executives in Senior Living

It should come as no surprise that leaders of the largest publicly traded real estate investment trusts in senior housing—and the nation’s largest provider—topped this list of highest paid senior living executives in 2016. Company leaders at Welltower (NYSE: HCN), Ventas (NYSE: VTR) and Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) made the most in total compensation in 2016, which includes base salary, […]

[Updated] Columbia Pacific Advisors to Purchase 79-Property Hawthorn Portfolio

A familiar face in the senior housing industry is making yet another splash with a newly announced acquisition. Seattle-based senior housing investment company Columbia Pacific Advisors, founded in part by Emeritus Co-founder Dan Baty, has moved to purchase Vancouver, Washington-based senior living developer, operator and owner Hawthorn Retirement, the company announced Monday. The deal includes Hawthorn’s 55 […]

Could a Brookdale-Holiday Merger Follow $3.3 Billion Fortress Sale?

Fortress Investment Group (NYSE: FIG), the investment management firm behind Holiday Retirement and New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR), will be acquired by Japanese technology giant SoftBank Group for about $3.3 billion in cash. The companies confirmed the deal late Tuesday, after The Wall Street Journal first reported on it. The acquisition has sparked speculation […]

Blue Harbor Taps Former Merrill Gardens President as CEO

In picking its first CEO, Blue Harbor Senior Living has found a leader with deep industry experience to take the reins as the company grows in new directions. Tana Gall became CEO of the Portland, Oregon-based management company effective July 1. In the past, Gall served as president both of Merrill Gardens and Leisure Care, […]

Movers & Shakers: New Senior’s Chief Accounting Officer

New Senior Investment Group Appoints Chief Accounting Officer New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR) appointed Bhairav Patel as the company’s chief accounting officer, effective March 30. Patel is a managing director in the private equity group of the company’s manager, FIG LLC, which is an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Patel joined Fortress in […]

Hsiao Steps Down as Holiday CEO

The nation’s largest independent living provider has a new CEO. Holiday Retirement CEO Kai Hsiao is stepping down from that role and becoming vice chairman, citing personal health matters. Lilly Donohue has been named the new chief executive officer, effective immediately, the Lake Oswego, Oregon-based company announced Tuesday. “I am confident that Holiday is well […]

Shareholder Puts Fortress, New Senior Under Fire

A shareholder has taken private equity giant Fortress Investment Group (NYSE: FIG) to task over New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR), a publicly traded health care real estate investment trust focused on private pay senior housing, which has seen its stock price drop dramatically since its inception last year. John Levin of Levin Capital Strategies, a […]

NIC: Senior Housing M&A Volume at All-Time High

Transaction volume within the senior housing sector is at an all-time high, and recently released research findings indicate that commercial real estate professionals don’t expect it to slow any time soon. At the end of the second quarter of 2015, approximately $17 billion in senior living transaction volume was recorded over the past 12 months throughout the United […]