Editor’s Picks: Largest Senior Housing Owners, Do-Gooder Seniors Strip

This week, SHN readers delved deeper into the $1 billion acquisition of Trilogy Health Services LLC and learned who topped this year’s list of the largest senior housing owners and operators. Other top stories involved different technologies that help increase senior housing revenue and innovative programs aimed at upping senior living referrals. Here in the […]

Largest Senior Housing Owners, Operators of 2015

In yet another demonstration of the huge scale Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) achieved by acquiring rival Emeritus last year, the company seized the No. 1 spot—with a bullet—on the American Seniors Housing Association’s annual rankings of the largest senior housing owners in the United States. Brentwood, Tennessee-based Brookdale now owns 976 properties, totaling 82,356 […]

Brookdale as Takeover Target: Where Are the Buyers?

Goldman Sachs naming Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) as one of six top acquisition targets in the health care sector earlier this week has refueled conversation about the future of the major senior living provider. But the Goldman report left one big question unanswered—who might the buyer be? No potential buyers stand out from the […]

Owners, Operators Design Plays for $100 Billion Skilled Nursing Market

With a new pure-play real estate investment trust on the hunt for acquisitions and public policy providing tailwinds for the sector, it appears that a flurry of transactions could bring significant consolidation to the skilled nursing industry in the near future. And with $100 billion of skilled nursing assets currently in private hands, according to […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: LTC, Sagora, Corona Care

Institutional Property Advisors Announces Senior Housing Transactions Totaling Over $6 million Institutional Property Advisors has announced its facilitation of the transactions of two senior housing facilities in Iowa and Illinois for more than $6 million total. Misty Meadows Senior Living Center in Metropolis, Illinois was sold by a limited liability company to Damen Healthcare for $4.38 […]

U.S. Investors Take the Lead in European Senior Housing Markets

As large portfolio deals in the U.S. senior housing sector have become rarer, some major investors are closing big transactions in foreign markets. Prominent U.S. real estate investment trusts have posted noteworthy Canadian deals recently, but they also are active overseas, dramatically ramping up activity in European markets in the last year. Europe-based investors reduced […]

Sunrise Gets Back Into Development: How Big Will It Go?

Sunrise Senior Living is once again building new properties from the ground up. After a period of inactivity, the company announced the opening of a community in the Bay Area last week, with others set to open in Ohio and Southern California in the coming months. The new developments are part of a “measured, rifle-shot” […]

CEO Pay: HCP’s Martin Out-Earns Big 3 Peers

The CEOs of the “Big Three” health care real estate investment trusts (REITs) all were among the 25 highest-paid U.S. equity REIT chief executives in 2014, with HCP Inc.’s Lauralee Martin leading the pack. Martin, president and CEO of HCP (NYSE: HCP), took the No. 8 spot on the recently released rankings, compiled by business intelligence services […]