Welltower To Transition 20 Silverado Properties to Frontier Management

Real estate investment trust Welltower (NYSE: WELL) has tapped Frontier Management to take over operations of 20 memory care properties currently operated by Silverado. The transition will take place over the next few weeks, and Frontier’s signage should be on the buildings by June 30, according to an internal Silverado memorandum obtained by Senior Housing […]

Welltower Posts Strong Senior Housing Revenue, Sells $290 Million StoryPoint Portfolio

Welltower’s (NYSE: WELL) senior housing portfolio performance drove strong earnings in the first quarter of 2019, which also included notable transactions such as the $290 million disposition of a triple-net leased portfolio operated by StoryPoint Senior Living.   The Toledo, Ohio-based health care real estate investment trust (REIT) on Tuesday reported total revenue of 1.27 […]

Colony Capital Foresees Senior Housing Pressure, Continues Portfolio Restructuring

Leaders with Colony Capital (NYSE: CLNY) expect continued headwinds to affect the company’s senior housing portfolio but believe that conditions are improving for skilled nursing facilities. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles-based real estate investment trust (REIT) is continuing to restructure its health care portfolio, most recently converting a RIDEA arrangement to a triple-net lease. Overall, the […]

Frontier Management On Track to Hit 100 Communities in Two Years

Frontier Management is betting on careful, methodical growth to help it hit 100 communities by 2020. The Portland, Oregon-based company is growing its footprint in California, Florida, Georgia, Texas, Nevada, Tennessee and even Hawaii, according to Greg Roderick, the senior housing provider’s president and CEO. “I’m turning 50 in a couple of weeks, so it’s not […]

How a Craft Beer Program Helps a Frontier Community Stay 100% Occupied

In senior living, it’s no longer acceptable to take a lackluster approach to dining. That’s because a great food program can make or break a senior living community—especially when it comes to occupancy, Greg Roderick, president and CEO of Portland, Oregon-based senior housing provider Frontier Management, suggested during a panel session at Senior Housing News’ […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects 9/28/17

Construction: Planned Senior Housing Planned Near Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri A sprawling development slated to open in the lakefront city of Osage Beach, Missouri, will include senior housing. Local officials recently gave the go-ahead to the developers of Osage Beach Commons, a $385 million mixed-use building that will include retail, restaurants and senior living space, according […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/5/17)

(Photo of the main dining room at Watercrest of San Jose, located in Jacksonville, Florida — photo courtesy of StudioSIX5) Construction: Planned Thrive Senior Living Community Planned A memory care community in Marietta, Georgia is planned. The Thrive Memory Care at East Cobb will have a home-like feel with a living area, dining area, sunroom and […]

Dished: Most Popular Cocktails in Senior Living

From onsite pubs and Bloody Mary bars to home brewing beer, senior housing as of late has aimed to appeal to the happy hour lover in every resident. Nearly 70% of assisted living residents drink alcohol—and more than one-third drink daily, according to a University of Pittsburgh study published in Research on Aging in 2012. […]

Food Trucks Come To Senior Living

Providers have been working to make senior housing more of a community destination, and one broader food trend could help dramatically. Enter food trucks, mobile stations known for their convenience and diverse, artisanal food selections. Senior Housing News pinpointed food trucks as a major trend from which senior living can benefit in its new report, “Innovative Food […]