Avista Senior Living Grows Footprint with Addition of 14 Communities 

Avista Senior Living recently announced the transition of 14 new communities in three states as the operator continues to grow, according to a news release from the company.  The 14 communities across Arizona, Idaho and Washington now bring the total number of communities in the Phoenix, Arizona-based operator’s portfolio to 30. Avista did not immediately […]

Angst and Opportunity: Nursing Home Upheaval Raises Stakes for Medicaid-Based Assisted Living

This content is available through your SHN+ membership Upheaval in the nursing home sector is increasing the need for Medicaid-based assisted living. This was one of the key takeaways from my meetings last week at the American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) annual conference in Denver. Given that AHCA is the largest […]

Gardant Starts New Chapter With Overhauled Leadership, Growth Strategies

With a new leadership structure and a first-ever long-term strategic growth plan, Gardant Management Solutions has begun a new chapter of expansion and evolution in 2023. Co-presidents Julie Simpkins and Greg Echols have spent the year looking to grow and evolve the organization since taking the newly created dual roles in April. That recently culminated […]

Transactions & Financings: ‘Big 3’ REITs in Fed’s Bond Buying Program; Ziegler’s $278M Deal Volume

Federal Reserve’s bond-buying program includes Welltower, Ventas, Healthpeak Welltower (NYSE: WELL), Ventas (NYSE: VTR) and Healthpeak Properties (NYSE: PEAK) are among the real estate investment trusts receiving funding as part of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF), The Real Deal reported. The program, established as part of the […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (11/16/17)

Construction: Announced Dominion to Renovate Former Rehab Center in Kentucky Dominion Senior Living is poised to start work on a 42,000-square-foot, $5 million faith-based assisted living and memory care community in Louisville, Kentucky. Dominion recently purchased the former Glenview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center with plans to renovate the inside of the one-story building to include 41 […]