Senior Housing REITs Bullish on RIDEA Structure for 2012 and Beyond

Many healthcare real estate investment trusts (REITs) began 2012 with a bullish attitude toward RIDEA-structured seniors housing and care deals after seeing a whirlwind of activity for the transactions in 2011. Finding the structure attractive for its ability to offer an upside benefit to both the investor and operator, the outlook looked rosy for RIDEA […]

REITs Dish on Senior Housing Development Plans; HCP Partnering with Brookdale

Construction for seniors housing is still very low, according to the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry, but if the most recent round of quarterly earnings calls are any indication, it looks like some real estate investment trusts (REITs) are cautiously beginning to finance some development projects. HCP, Inc.: Partnering with Brookdale for […]

Senior Housing RIDEA Deals a Lasting Trend, Messy Divorces Unlikely

Although real estate investment trusts (REITs) face higher risks when entering into a RIDEA structure with senior housing operators, it’s risk that’s well thought out, and the management structure will become increasingly important going forward, analysts say. RIDEA, which comes from and is an acronym for the REIT Investment Diversification and Empowerment Act of 2007, […]