With Initial Platform Secured, New Operator Metta Senior Living Plans to Double Size Annually

New senior housing company Metta Senior Living has an initial portfolio of three former Enlivant properties and a plan to grow in the Southeast and beyond. The Winterville, Georgia-based senior living operator currently manages three communities, with more communities slated to be added in the fourth quarter of this year, according to Chief Operating Officer […]

Independent Living Drives Occupancy Gains for Sabra Health Care REIT

Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SRBA) saw continued recovery in its senior living portfolio with strength stemming from occupancy gains and independent living (IL) demand.  With an annualized cash net operating income (NOI) opportunity across senior living managed assets of approximately $27 million, leadership highlighted the company’s continued recovery. Revenue per occupied room (RevPOR) in […]

New Demand Dynamics Could Alter Industry’s Assisted Living Vs. Independent Living Balance

This article is part of your SHN+ subscription During last week’s Q2 2023 earnings call, Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) CEO Cindy Baier characterized the company’s focus on higher-acuity settings as a competitive differentiator. “Our diverse portfolio of communities, with a higher mix of assisted living and memory care, sets us apart from the industry, […]

Sabra CEO: 11-Property Former Enlivant Portfolio Has ‘Significant Upside’ After Operator Transition

Sabra Healthcare REIT (Nasdaq: SRBA) now sees “significant upside” in the 11 communities that were previously part of its Enlivant joint-venture after transitioning the properties to a new operator earlier this year. Sabra transferred management of 11 assisted living and memory care communities to McLean, Virginia-based senior living operator Inspirit Senior Living. With historic occupancy […]

Despite Fears of ‘Death Spiral’ for Small Buildings, Seasoned Operators See Promise in Enlivant Portfolio

Earlier this spring, I received a LinkedIn message related to the future of the TPG/Sabra Healthcare REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) joint venture senior living portfolio, operated by Enlivant. The message was from a relative of a resident, sharing a letter stating that a new operator would soon be taking over. I eventually learned the future operator […]

Transactions & Financings: Eskaton Exits Standalone Skilled Nursing; Acts, Mease Explore Affiliation

Transactions Eskaton Exits Skilled Nursing, Narrows Focus to Senior Services and Residential Living Eskaton announced its exit from the standalone skilled nursing sector with the sale of three skilled nursing communities that are not part of a larger residential living community in a deal valid north of $35 million, according to the Sacramento Business Journal. […]

After Default Notice, Enlivant JV Negotiating Financial Restructuring Amid Going Concern Doubts

The joint venture company of TPG Real Estate and Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA), which involves more than 150 senior living communities operated by Enlivant, is in the process of negotiating with lenders to restructure its financing, following certain failures to meet financial covenants and a notice of default. That is according to amended […]