Sabra’s Enlivant Portfolio Hit Hard in Q4, REIT Expects Resolution to Current JV in 2021

Sabra Health Care REIT’s (Nasdaq: SBRA) partner in its Enlivant joint venture, private equity firm TPG, wants a resolution to the partnership before the end of the year. But the Irvine, California-based health care real estate investment trust (REIT) is not going to rush into an agreement, CEO Rick Matros said Tuesday during Sabra’s Q4 […]

Movers & Shakers: New Trilogy COO; Westmont Appoints CFO

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BMO Capital Markets: Senior Housing Faces ‘Elongated Recovery’ Through 2025

Senior housing’s post-coronavirus recovery may take longer than some expect, with cash flows and occupancy not returning to pre-pandemic levels until 2025. That is according to a new report on the sector from BMO Capital Markets (NYSE: BMO). The Toronto-based investment bank and financial services firm, using proprietary modeling, studied historic market net absorption trends […]

Lenders, REITs See Ongoing Transformation and Uncertainty in Senior Housing

Occupancy and expense pressures related to Covid-19 will continue to adversely affect senior housing investment in the coming year, and are even tempering refinancing opportunities. And the pandemic will force more smaller owners and operators to exit the sector, frustrated by the operational intensiveness of the product type, compressed net operating income (NOI) and tighter […]

How Senior Living Providers Are Preparing for Covid-19 Vaccine Logistics

Senior living providers are eagerly awaiting a Covid-19 vaccine — but the logistics around inoculating residents and associates are complex. On Wednesday, the United Kingdom authorized a Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer for emergency use, increasing hopes that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will follow suit in short order. While it appears that a vaccine […]

Sabra’s Senior Housing Portfolio Shows Resilience Against Pandemic Pressures

For Sabra Health Care REIT’s (Nasdaq: SBRA) senior housing portfolio, the worst has not come to pass. That is evident in the Irvine, California-based company’s average senior housing occupancy rate, which declined between February and July — but not to a calamitous degree. Sabra’s managed senior housing portfolio, which consists of 47 communities, shed almost […]

Sabra, TPG Sell 8-Property Enlivant Portfolio in Pacific Northwest

A joint venture of Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) and private equity firm TPG completed a sale of eight senior housing communities totaling 321 units in Oregon and Washington state to an Arizona-based private investor making its first senior housing acquisition. These communities were operated by Enlivant and were underperforming, Sabra CEO Rick Matros […]

Aegis, Sabra, New Perspective Adapt Strategies for Covid-19 Paradigm Shifts

When will the Covid-19 pandemic end? Not anytime soon, according to the leaders behind Aegis Living, New Perspective and Sabra Healthcare REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA). All three companies are making preparations now to position their companies to weather the pandemic for the next 24 to 36 months. For instance, Aegis has formed a “virus council” made […]