New NHI CEO: West Coast Expansion, More Diverse Portfolio

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) will not be “changing its stripes,” but its new CEO is aiming for growth by putting boots on the ground in new regions and being more proactive about opportunities in the real estate investment trust’s own backyard. Portfolio diversification is another goal, as the new leader is exploring what he terms […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: First Acquisition for Ventas Spin-Off

Ventas Spin-Off Announces First Acquisition Care Capital Properties Inc. (NYSE: CCP) has announced the completion of its first acquisition since it officially spun off from Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR) last month, a transaction valued at $210 million. The acquisition includes eight skilled nursing facilities and one assisted living facility in Shreveport, Louisiana, according to a news release. As […]

Owners, Operators Design Plays for $100 Billion Skilled Nursing Market

With a new pure-play real estate investment trust on the hunt for acquisitions and public policy providing tailwinds for the sector, it appears that a flurry of transactions could bring significant consolidation to the skilled nursing industry in the near future. And with $100 billion of skilled nursing assets currently in private hands, according to […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: NHI, LTC, Ziegler

NHI Acquires Ohio Assisted Living and Memory Care Community for $21 Million National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) announced on Aug. 3 that its NHI-Bickford Senior Living joint venture has acquired Fairfield Village, an assisted living and memory care community in Lancaster, Ohio, for $21 million in cash. The 92-unit Fairfield Village was built in 2006 […]

Interview: NHI CEO on Rising Rates, Hot Markets and 2015

With interest rates likely to rise and some major players shifting their approach to skilled nursing, health care real estate investment trusts are facing potential challenges and decision points. National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) certainly is no exception. NHI has recently increased its involvement in CCRC ownership and expansion through a $154 million partnership with […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Love Funding, CNL Healthcare Properties

Love Funding Secures $13.6M Refinancing For Calif. Affordable Senior Housing  Love Funding closed a $13.6 million refinancing loan for Sunset Normandie Towers, a 148-unit Section 8 senior living facility in Los Angeles, Calif. The financing was secured by Senior Director Artin Anvar of Love Funding’s Washington, D.C. office through the U.S. Department of Housing and […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (2/12/15)

Construction: Planned NHI, Bickford Senior Living Breaking Ground on Five New Projects National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) last week announced that its joint venture with Olathe, Kan.-based operator Bickford Senior Living will develop five senior housing communities in Illinois and Virginia.  Each community will consist of 60 private-pay assisted living and memory care units […]

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for December, Part IV

Maryland CCRC Names Director of Philanthropy Patricia Santoni has been named director of philanthropy for Charlestown, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Catonsville, Md., that has more than 2,000 residents.  She will be responsible for establishing, planning, directing, and coordinating all fundraising activities for Charlestown. Santoni will also provide leadership for the creation of strategic fund […]

NHI Completes $476 Million CCRC Deal

National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE: NHI) announced it has closed the previously announced acquisition of eight senior housing communities in the South Atlantic region for $476 million.  All eight communities are leased to Senior Living Communities, LLC (SLC) and will continue to be managed by an SLC affiliate. The deal is part of a broader transaction […]

Most Read: What the Future Holds for Assisted Living

In case you missed them… here are the top headlines grabbing SHN readers’ attention this week:  Forbes: What Will Assisted Living Look Like in 2020? — The changing needs and demands of senior housing residents are transforming the way assisted living communities operate, with many catering to residents with higher acuity than traditionally seen in years […]