Lifespace Communities Appoints New President, CEO

Senior living nonprofit Lifespace Communities has named Jesse Jantzen as its new president and CEO, effective April 1. Jantzen is an industry veteran with more than three decades of experience under his belt. He’s previously worked in similar roles with St. Louis-based Ascension Living; Alameda, California-based Elder Care Alliance; and Des Moines, Iowa-based Life Care […]

Movers & Shakers: Welltower’s New VP of Investments

Welltower Welcomes New VP of Investments Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN) hired Kevin Tyler as vice president of investments for the real estate investment trust (REIT). Tyler joins Welltower from Green Street Advisors, where he was an analyst and health care sector head. He has almost 15 years of experience in real estate, health care and […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (3/10/16)

(The Arlington of Naples Retirement Community in Naples, Fla. – Photo courtesy of Lutheran Life Communities) Construction: Planned Primrose Retirement Communities Plans Ark. Assisted Living, Memory Care Project Aberdeen, S.D.-based Primrose Retirement Communities, LLC, this week announced plans to begin construction on a 98-unit assisted living and memory care community in Rogers, Ark. Primrose is inviting […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/27/15)

(The Blake at Oxford in Oxford, Miss. – Photo Courtesy of The Blake at Oxford) Construction: Planned Abby Development Plans Two Senior Living Projects for Texas, Louisiana Dallas-based developer, owner and operator of luxury senior housing communities, Abby Development, this week announced plans to build two new projects in Burleson, Texas and Lafayette, La. Expected to break […]

Best Senior Living Repositioning 2014: Hospitality-Meets-Rehab

Providing senior care services in the same area for over a century merits a certain reputation. It also warrants the entire rebirth of an organization, from the services provided to the physical campus itself. Such was the undertaking of Lutheran Life Communities, an Illinois-based not-for-profit senior housing provider whose repositioning of all the skilled care […]

Ziegler Closes $190M Financing for New Non-Profit CCRC

In the thawing of nonprofit CCRC financing for new construction, Zielger announced Thursday the closing of $190 million in unrated, tax-exempt fixed-rate Series 2013 Bond issue for nonprofit the Arlington of Naples.  The Arlington of Naples was incorporated in 2008 for the purpose of developing, owner and operating a non-for-profit Type B CCRC in an […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/12/2012)

Construction: Planned Ill. Senior Community Gets Green Light for $78 Million Expansion Project A senior care community in Arlington Heights, Ill. has gotten approval from the local village board for a $78 million expansion project, reports the Chicago Tribune. Lutheran Home, a healthcare, rehabilitation, and assisted living center sponsored by Lutheran Life Communities, has been […]