Enlivant Reaches Crossroads With New CEO, Ownership Uncertainty

Enlivant — the 11th-largest U.S. senior living provider in 2020 — is at a crossroads, with new CEO Dan Guill officially taking the reins this week, while questions about the company’s future ownership remain to be settled. With the CEO change, the story is largely one of continuity. Guill has been with the company since […]

Transactions & Financings: Focus’ $165M Portfolio Acquisition; Sabra’s $29M Transaction

Focus Healthcare Partners is adding more independent living to its senior housing portfolio. The Chicago-based health care real estate investor acquired four independent living communities in the metro Atlanta market, totaling 559 units, for $164.5 million. The communities are operated by Edmond, Oklahoma-based owner and provider, Mansions Senior Living. Focus purchased the portfolio through its […]

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 […]