Senior Apartments Gain Traction, Skew 10 Years Younger Than Independent Living

Senior-only apartments have emerged as their own product type, which may compete to some degree with independent living but is mostly attracting a different, younger resident.That’s according to JLL’s 2019 Seniors Housing Survey, which reached out to over 1,000 lenders, operators and industry consultants about their confidence in senior living as an investment class through […]

JLL Announces $2 Billion HFF Acquisition, Recently Made Senior Housing Hires

The real estate capital markets landscape was shaken up Tuesday with the news that commercial real estate services brokerage JLL (NYSE: JLL) announced a definitive agreement to buy Dallas-based capital markets provider HFF (NYSE: HF) in a cash and stock transaction valued at $2 billion. Both firms are active players in senior housing and generated […]

JLL Makes Key Senior Housing Hires as Investor Interest Grows

Professional services firm JLL (NYSE: JLL) is beefing up the senior housing side of its business with new additions to its national real estate team. The company recently hired Mike Garbers and Cody Tremper as managing directors who will focus on advising owners, investors and operators in the senior housing and skilled nursing industry. Garbers […]

Why More Developers May Choose to Co-Locate Senior Housing, Medical Office

Health care providers are increasingly embracing creative real estate strategies, paving the way for more medical office buildings to co-locate alongside senior living communities. Many developers and owners of medical office buildings are moving away from hospitals and instead opening their doors closer to where patients live, according to recent research report from professional services firm JLL (NYSE: JLL). […]

Mather, JLL Engage with Universities to Draw Students to Senior Living

With the senior living industry facing a workforce crisis, it’s becoming increasingly urgent to draw talented students to the sector. Two different projects, one involving non-profit provider Mather Lifeways and the other involving commercial real estate firm JLL, showcase the potential payoffs if senior living professionals and residents can engage with college students. The projects […]

Investors, Operators Drawn To Independent and Assisted Living Under One Roof

Senior housing and care investors and operators see appeal in senior living communities that offer both independent and assisted living services, according to a new survey from professional services firm JLL (NYSE: JLL). JLL’s Year-End 2017 Seniors Housing Investor Survey, released Thursday, included more than 250 potential respondents, including investors, operators, developers and lenders in the […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Berkadia, Walker & Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop Arranges $20 Million and $6.9 Million Loans for Senior Housing Projects in Florida, Wisconsin Bethesda, Maryland-based commercial real estate services and finance company Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD) recently arranged a $6.9 million loan for William Booth Towers, a 15-story, 168-unit Section 8 apartment community in Orlando, Florida, that’s restricted to residents 62 years old […]

Must-Read News: A Place for Mom Sold, San Diego Splash

Happy Monday, Senior Housing News readers! Last week was a short one—and, let’s face it, you probably didn’t spend your Fourth of July catching up on the latest news. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. Here’s all of last week’s must-read news you may have missed: A Place for Mom is being sold for an undisclosed […]

Why Overbuilding Won’t Dampen Senior Housing Dealmaking

Senior housing stakeholders have understandably been on high alert this year, as concerns around overbuilding seem to grow by the day. These concerns, however, may be overblown. In fact, capital is plentiful and can potentially offset any negative effects of overbuilding, according to the Spring 2017 Seniors Housing Market Report from Chicago-based global commercial real estate […]