Most-Read Senior Housing News Stories of 2019

Alexis Ohanian’s predictions about senior living disruption caught the attention of Senior Housing News’ readership last year. The Reddit co-founder’s interest in developing tech solutions for seniors was our top-read story of 2019, ending a two-year stranglehold on the top spot by Jimmy Buffett’s Latitude Margaritaville expansion. In fact, the intersection of innovation and senior […]

Welltower Credits ‘Painful’ Restructuring for Strong Senior Housing Performance

Welltower (NYSE: WELL) posted solid senior housing gains in the third quarter of 2019, thanks in part to the last few years spent unwinding certain “one-sided” relationships while forging new ones under more well-aligned RIDEA structures. That’s according to CEO and Chairman Thomas DeRosa, who on a Tuesday earnings call with investors and analysts laid […]

Welltower Posts Strong Senior Housing Numbers Amid Operator Reshuffles

Welltower’s (NYSE: WELL) senior housing portfolio performance continued to pace strong earnings in the second quarter of 2019 — a period marked by a flurry of transactions. Leadership of the Toledo, Ohio-based real estate investment trust put those deals in greater context during Wednesday’s earnings call. They were approached by a buyer who offered attractive […]

Senior Living Heeds Lessons from a Decade of RIDEA

Publicly traded and private real estate investment trusts are entering into RIDEA structures with senior housing operators at a level not seen for at least three years. This reflects that REITs have a better understanding of how RIDEA works, after an initial flurry of activity a decade ago, and they are more selective with their […]

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 billion […]

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 […]