Transactions & Financings: IRR Partners with Tellatin, Inc.

Integra Realty Resources Partners With Tellatin, Inc. Commercial real estate valuation and consulting firm Integra Realty Resources (IRR) recently announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Missouri-based Tellatin, Inc., an appraisal, market study and advisory firm dedicated to serving the senior housing and health care sectors. Starting immediately, all 16 employees from Tellatin will form […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Benchmark, Integra Realty Resources

Benchmark Senior Living Acquires Standalone Memory Care Community in New Hampshire Waltham, Massachusetts-based senior housing provider Benchmark Senior Living recently purchased The Arbors of Bedford, a standalone memory care community with 54 apartments in Bedford, New Hampshire. Specifically, Benchmark acquired an interest in The Arbors of Bedford from U.S. Healthcare Venture LLC, with whom it […]

Senior Housing Oversupply Fears Gain Sharper Focus

Concerns about senior housing oversupply have been swirling, with some saying that the issue is of genuine concern while others have been largely dismissive. But recent remarks from a high-profile executive with Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR), along with a new industry report, may serve as a wake-up call for anyone who denies there is a […]

Execs Rank Interest Rates as Top Senior Housing Value Driver

A majority of senior housing executives believe interest rates will be the biggest driver for cap rates going forward, indicates a new survey conducted leading up to the 2013 National Investment Center (NIC) for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry conference, but investors are keeping an eye on new construction as well.  For 2014, executives […]

Senior Housing Brokers Gear Up for Accelerated M&A

Senior housing merger and acquisition activity is starting to pick up heading into the fourth and final quarter of the year, and while the size of deals being done are smaller than in 2011, some brokers say transaction volume may outpace that of the previous two years. “Activity has really picked up in the last […]

Private Investors Chase Senior Housing Deals Under the REIT Radar

While real estate investment trusts (REITs) are known for being long-term asset holders, some private investors are pursuing a shorter term, value-add strategy, often in the hopes of attracting REITs’ deep pockets. Rather than hold senior housing properties long term, another strategy is to make one-off acquisitions that may be undesirable to or overlooked by […]

Everything’s Bigger in Texas—Including Senior Care Development “Explosion”

With this fifth and final installment, Senior Housing News has presented an in-depth look at our list of Top Development Locations for 2013. Read the first installment on the Carolinas here; the second, on Florida, here, the third, on Georgia, here, and the fourth, on Arizona, here. Please note that SHN’s development list is not ranked in any particular […]