NHI Expects Payoffs from ‘Fast and Furious’ Acquisitions, Transitions

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) expects its recent spate of acquisitions, and transitioning of struggling properties, to pay off with sustained revenue growth starting in 2020. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based health care real estate trust completed or announced $295 million in acquisitions in 2019, and is working on its transition portfolio of nine properties to improve […]

Discovery Senior Living Names First COO in Wake of Sizable Deals

Discovery Senior Living is adding to its executive leadership by naming its first COO, the latest move in a period of rapid growth for the Bonita Springs, Florida-based company. Discovery hired Bill Sciortino for the newly created role. He was most recently in the same role at Chicago-based luxury senior living developer, owner and operator […]

Transactions & Financings: Senior Living Communities’ $35M CCRC Acquisition; Sunrise Acquires New Jersey Site

Senior Living Communities acquires South Carolina CCRC Senior Living Communities acquired Wildewood Downs, a 248-unit continuing care retirement community in Columbia, South Carolina, for $35 million. The community will be operated by a SLC affiliate. The acquisition was financed by a $32.7 million loan from National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI), and includes capital expenses for renovations. The loan will have a […]

Former HCP President Hutchens Joins New Senior Board of Directors

New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR) appointed Justin Hutchens to its board of directors, the New York City-based health care real estate investment trust announced Wednesday. His appointment is effective immediately, New Senior said in a statement. Hutchens is currently chief executive officer of HC-One, one of the largest care home operators in the United […]

Transactions & Financings: Ventas’ $490M Colony Capital Refinancing; BPM Senior Living Portfolio Sold

Ventas invests $490M in Colony Capital refinancing, announces $800M research development pipeline Ventas (NYSE: VTR) announced four new developments, totaling $800 million in its university-based research and innovation business, all in partnership with Wexford Science & Technology (“Wexford”), the leading developer of university-focused real estate solutions. These investments are part of $1.5 billion research and […]

NHI, Discovery Entering $128M, 6-Property Joint Venture

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) is strengthening its relationship with Discovery Senior Living. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based health care real estate investment trust announced a $128.4 million joint venture with the Bonita Springs, Florida-based provider to acquire six properties in Indiana, Maryland and Pennsylvania. NHI is also committed to a $6 million senior mortgage for an […]

Transactions & Financings: CIT Group’s $64M Refinancing; Focus Healthcare Partners’ $65M Virginia Acquisition

CBRE arranges $65 million acquisition financing for Virginia CCRC CBRE National Senior Housing Vice Chairman Aron Will and First Vice President Austin Sacco arranged a $65.2 million acquisition financing package for The Virginian, a 306-unit rental continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Fairfax, Virginia. Will and Sacco worked on behalf of Focus Healthcare Partners to […]

Transactions & Financings: Avamere Enters Arizona; Northbridge Buys New England Portfolio

Northbridge Senior Housing acquires 8-property New England senior housing portfolio Northbridge Senior Housing, through its Northbridge Strategic Housing Fund II, received acquisition financing for an eight-property senior housing portfolio in New England, totaling 565 units.The properties in the portfolio are: – Avita of Brunswick in Brunswick, Maine– Avita of Stroudwater in Westbrook, Maine– Avita of […]

NHI Focused on Tenant Turnarounds, Robust Acquisition Pipeline

On the heels of ironing out issues with tenants such as independent living giant Holiday Retirement, three more operators are causing consternation at National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI). But these operator woes are not cause for undue alarm, and the company is bullish on opportunities to expand its senior housing portfolio in 2019, President and […]

Transactions & Financings: $120M Bond Financing for Spires at Berry College; NHI Acquires Holiday Community

The Spires at Berry College closes $120 million bond financing package The Spires at Berry College closed a $119.7 million bond financing deal, which will be used to fund the entirety of construction costs for the life plan community on the campus of Rome, Georgia-based Berry College.The tax-exempt bonds include $81.9 million underwritten by Ziegler […]