Holiday CEO: We Have ‘Changed Our Story’ Following Major Changes

Just over a year after announcing several major changes—including a move of its corporate headquarters across the country and abandoning its longstanding management model—CEO Lilly Donohue says Holiday Retirement is in “put-your-head-down mode” and focusing on improving the resident experience. The nation’s largest independent living provider has experienced an enormous amount of upheaval in the […]

Why NHI is Making Acquisitions While Other REITs Are Sidelined

Unlike other health care-focused real estate investment trusts (REITs), National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) has managed to stay off of the sidelines in recent months and remain fairly active in the senior housing marketplace. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based company credits its M&A activity to nurturing its several operator relationships and staying open to smaller-scale deals, Kevin Pascoe, […]

Tracking CEO Compensation at Public Senior Living Companies in 2017

The top executives behind some of the largest publicly traded senior living owners and operators in the U.S. took home a pretty penny last year. In 2017, leaders at real estate investment trusts Ventas (NYSE: VTR), Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL), and HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP) earned the most in total compensation, a catch-all term that includes base […]

NHI Grows Bickford Senior Living Portfolio as Tenant Trouble Eases

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) grew its holdings with Bickford Senior Living and reported further improvement at one of its previously troubled senior housing tenants, executives said during an earnings call Tuesday. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based real estate investment trust (REIT) posted normalized funds from operations (FFO) per diluted common share of $1.35 for the first quarter of 2018, […]

Transactions & Financings: $1 Billion REIT IPO, LTC Sells Portfolio to NHI

Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust’s IPO Declared Effective by the SEC Maryland-based Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust, Inc., a public non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management, LLC, announced that its registration statement pertaining to an initial public offering of about $1.1 billion in shares of common stock was […]

Headwinds Batter Senior Housing REITs as 2018 Begins

It’s still early in what analysts had predicted would be an “eventful” earnings season for health care real estate investment trusts (REITs), but several telling themes have emerged in the reports released thus far, and they show a industry under duress. Beyond a harsher-than-normal flu season and concerning levels of new supply, health care REITs—and senior housing REITs, […]

NHI Optimistic as Troubled Tenants Find Footing

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) is entering the new year with renewed optimism as two of its previously troubled tenants appear to have righted the ship, executives said during an earnings call Friday. The Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based real estate investment trust (REIT) reported its normalized funds from operations (FFO) per diluted common share as $1.35 for the fourth […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Réseau Sélection Expands, NHI Purchases in Oklahoma

Réseau Selection Expands Presence in Greater Montréal  Réseau Sélection has acquired three independent living communities in the Greater Montréal area, giving the company more than 40 residences in the region. Réseau acquired the three properties—Cherbourg I and Cherbourg II of the municipality Brossard and Le Graham in the Town of Mount Royal—from Prével Retraite and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité […]

NHI Puts Troubled Tenants on Notice, Posts Strong Earnings

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) put up strong numbers for the third quarter, but it has some troubled tenants to deal with in its senior living portfolio. Overall, the Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based real estate investment trust (REIT) posted earnings that beat analysts’ expectations for the third quarter of 2017. Revenue for the period was about $71.3 […]

Senior Living Capital Providers Ask Tough New Questions of Operators

When it comes to securing new capital, company culture and staff training may be more important than many senior housing providers realize. It’s always been critical to invest in high-quality senior living staff, industry leaders agreed during a Wednesday session at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) 2017 Fall Conference in […]