After Split with Meridian, Affinity Lays Out Plan for Success

Six years after its founding in 2010, Meridian Senior Living was growing successfully and had become one of the largest providers nationally, but its executives found that its future direction was not clear. The solution: It split into two separate entities, Meridian Senior Living and Affinity Living Group. Now that Affinity is up and running and certain […]

Senior Living Execs Discuss Playbooks for the Worker Shortage

The senior living worker shortage is real, and to make the most out of hiring and retaining employees, executives are thinking outside of the box—and the industry— to find talent. From comprehensive programs to onboard industry newbies to the “DNA” of a great hire, executives from Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), Meridian Senior Living and other companies weighed […]

D.C. Summit — Full Lineup Announced, Tickets Going Fast

Now announcing the full lineup of speakers for the Washington D.C. Senior Housing News Summit. The April 6th event will feature a lineup of heavy-hitters from some of the top names in the industry. Join SHN in D.C. for business insight and access to leading executives in the senior housing industry. Purchase your ticket now […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: IPA’s $1.06 Billion Year

IPA Closes $1.06 Billion in Transactions In 2016, IPA National Seniors Housing Group closed $1.06 billion in transactions. The total includes 29 transactions in 19 states. Highlights of the year include the completion of the largest privately held majority SNF portfolio sale on record nationally since 2012 and the second-largest stand-alone senior care property sale […]

The 10 Largest Senior Living Providers of 2016

This year, the rankings among the top 10 largest senior living providers remain unchanged—despite the fact that the single biggest player shed a significant amount of resident capacity. Brentwood, Tennessee-based Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) once again came out on top in terms of size, with a capacity for 101,965 residents across a total of […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Ventas Completes $1.5 Billion Portfolio

Ventas Completes Acquisition of $1.5 Billion Life Sciences Portfolio Health care real estate investment trust (REIT) Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR) completed its previously announced acquisition of a $1.5 billion portfolio of Wexford Science & Technology, LLC life sciences buildings. Ventas acquired the properties from affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII L.P., completed Sept. 1. […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: RED Capital, CBRE

RED Closes $20 Million Balance Sheet Construction Loan for Creekside Senior Living RED Capital Partners, LLC recently completed a $20 million Balance Sheet construction loan for the development of Creekside Senior Living, a Class A assisted living and memory care community with 129 units in Bountiful, Utah. Specifically, the loan was completed for Creekside Senior […]

The Top-10 Largest Senior Living Providers in 2015

Following a year that brought blockbuster acquisitions and record-breaking deal volume, this year’s ranking of the largest senior living providers reflects the growth and consolidation of the top players in the market. Notably, the biggest change in the list is the merging of Brentwood, Tennessee-based Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) and Emeritus Senior Living Corp. […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/23/14)

Construction: Planned Caddis to Bring First Heartis Community to San Antonio Dallas-based real estate firm Caddis will soon begin construction on its first community in San Antonio to carry the company’s Heartis brand.  Project plans for Heartis San Antonio, which is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2016, call for a 86,000-square-foot assisted living […]