$428 Million Brookdale Portfolio to be Apollo’s Senior Living Investment Launchpad

Private equity giant Apollo Global Management plans to invest further in senior living after acquiring a portfolio of 22 properties currently managed by Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), a person with knowledge of the deal told Senior Housing News. New York City-based Apollo is an alternative investment management firm that currently has about $247 billion […]

Sabra CEO: Skilled Nursing Outlook is Improving

Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) has made some major skilled nursing waves over the past year, with its acquisition of Care Capital Properties and ongoing attempts to shed assets operated by troubled provider Genesis Healthcare (NYSE: GEN). Rick Matros, the Irvine, Calif.-based real estate investment trust’s (REIT) CEO, has been outspoken about the changes sweeping the […]

Top Senior Housing Trends in 2018

Senior living professionals have reasons to be excited as they turn the calendar to 2018, even in the midst of ongoing occupancy pressure and potential disruption from recent health care mega-deals. Perhaps most fundamentally, the passage of another year brings the long-anticipated baby boomer age wave that much closer. Yet, most boomers are still a […]

Highest Paid Chief Executives in Senior Living

It should come as no surprise that leaders of the largest publicly traded real estate investment trusts in senior housing—and the nation’s largest provider—topped this list of highest paid senior living executives in 2016. Company leaders at Welltower (NYSE: HCN), Ventas (NYSE: VTR) and Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) made the most in total compensation in 2016, which includes base salary, […]

[UPDATE] Sabra Plans to Sell 29 Genesis Properties

Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) is joining the ranks of real estate investment trusts that are taking significant steps to limit their exposure to skilled nursing. Sabra and its major skilled nursing tenant, Genesis HealthCare Inc. (NYSE: GEN), have reached an agreement to market up to 29 leased buildings for sale, the REIT announced […]

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 […]