John Cochrane, President and CEO of HumanGood

Over the course of a decade, John Cochrane has led the creation of HumanGood, earning the status of changemaker by cementing the organization’s status as a senior living industry innovator. Pleasanton, California-based HumanGood initially was created through the 2015 affiliation of be.group and American Baptist Homes of the West (ABHOW), which came together to create […]

Transactions & Financings: Ensign Group Acquires Arizona Campus; Acts Sells Maryland Assisted Living Facility

Love Funding closes $16M in HUD financing Love Funding partnered with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on two senior housing financing packages totaling $16.04 million. The firm’s parent company, Midland States Bank, was able to complete short-term bridge loans to secure funding. Highlights: A $3.14 million acquisition of Egida Hogar San Antonio, […]

Best Affordable Senior Housing Design 2019: Sustainable, Mixed-Use Project Transforms a Downtown Core

A senior housing community has become a linchpin in the revitalization plan for downtown South San Francisco, California — but the project almost did not come to pass. Rotary Terrace is an innovative public-private partnership led by HumanGood Affordable Housing on an urban infill site which connects residents to services and jobs, built with sustainability […]

Movers & Shakers: Healthpeak Hires Senior VP of Risk Management; Buckner Names Hospitality Director

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Buckner Opens $240M CCRC with High-Profile Partnerships, To Sell Historic Campus

Last week marked the official grand opening of Ventana by Buckner, a $240 million high-rise continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Dallas. Ventana is part of a crop of urban CCRCs rising across the country, and it stands out for the numerous partnerships that it has forged with high-profile organizations in its local market, including […]

HumanGood CEO: There’s a Better Way to Think About the Middle Market

HumanGood CEO John Cochrane believes providers need to determine what part of the middle-market cohort they intend to serve, rather than referring to a single “middle-market opportunity.” HumanGood has plenty of experience operating higher-end continuing care retirement communities, as well as lower income, government-subsidized senior housing. The Pleasanton, California-based provider, which ranked eighth on the […]

HumanGood Eager to Recap Affordable Properties After New HUD Changes

Recent guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has the potential to dramatically expand private investment in affordable senior housing redevelopments. And HumanGood wants to come out of the gates strong, targeting a combination of private and public funding to overhaul communities in its portfolio wrapped for years in bureaucratic […]

Transform Podcast #11: HumanGood President and CEO John Cochrane

Addressing the growing demand for middle-market senior housing is one of 2019’s top issues, but HumanGood CEO John Cochrane says that the industry first needs to realize there is no simple solution, as the middle market encompasses varying product types and price points. Cochrane, who is in his 11th year as head of the Pleasanton, […]