Koelsch CFO Christianson: High Construction, Labor Costs Not Stopping Company’s Growth

As Koelsch Communities breaks ground on new communities at a steady pace, it’s running into some hurdles related to technology, labor and the cost of construction materials. But that’s not slowing the company’s development pace down, according to Dennis Christianson, executive vice president and CFO for the Olympia, Washington-based senior living provider. The company — […]

Senior Housing Must Stop Ignoring the ‘Forgotten Generation’

In the past year, Traci Bild has helped several of her friends get their parents into senior housing. Each instance shared a common theme, Bild — a senior living marketing consultant —  told Senior Housing News. Her friends would not have known where to start, otherwise, because senior housing providers are not doing a good […]

In the Pipeline: Work Starts for Atria Community Near Denver; Koelsch Plans Memory Care Property

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Koelsch Plans Washington State Memory Care Community Koelsch Communities is currently in the planning […]

Transactions & Financings: LTC Properties, Blueprint

Grandbridge Arranges $248 Million Senior Housing Credit Facility The Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance Group at Charlotte, North Carolina-based Grandbridge Real Estate Capital recently arranged the closing of a $247,629,500, 11-community senior housing credit facility. The loan was originated by Senior Vice President Richard Thomas and the Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance Group, and funding […]