Senior Lifestyle’s 24 Senior Suites Communities Hold Lessons For Middle-Market, Affordable Development

A little over 20 years ago, Bill Kaplan had a fateful meeting with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley. At the time, Kaplan was an entrepreneur of growing stature in the Windy City. The company he had co-founded, Senior Lifestyle Corp., had a small but growing portfolio of private-pay senior living communities. Seeing that success, Mayor Daley […]

Life Care Services Tops J.D. Power Ranking of 8 Large Senior Living Providers

Life Care Services has the most satisfied residents among eight large industry competitors, according to a new study from global marketing information services company J.D. Power. Des Moines, Iowa-based Life Care Services, an LCS company, took the top spot, followed by McLean, Virginia-based Sunrise Senior Living; Newton, Massachusetts-based Five Star Senior Living (NYSE: FVE); and […]

Great Place to Work Data Holds Surprises for Senior Living

In just three months, Fortune magazine will publish the first-ever “Best Workplaces in Aging Services” list. To be considered for inclusion, senior housing and care providers had to complete an initial process by June 18, to become “certified.” With that deadline now past and the industry data being analyzed, some surprising results are emerging related […]

Transactions & Financings: Charter Senior Living, Grandbridge Seniors Housing

KeyBank Originates Financing for Chicago Pacific Founders Acquisition KeyBank Real Estate Capital recently originated the $14.4 million Fannie Mae financing for Chicago Pacific Founders’ purchase of Parkrose Estates Retirement Community, a 100-unit senior housing community in Liverpool, New York. Charlie Shoop of Key’s Commercial Mortgage Group arranged the financing, which provided a low-cost, floating-rate loan with […]

[Updated] The Top 10 Largest Senior Living Providers of 2017

*Editor’s Note: This story has been corrected from a previous version, which inaccurately stated there was a significant decrease in total units among the largest providers. This was based on a mistaken analysis of the data, confusing resident capacity with unit count. Argentum’s 2016 rankings were based on resident capacity, and this year the rankings […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Sabra Health Care REIT’s $430 Million Deal

Sabra Health Care REIT Announces $430 Million Deal Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) recently revealed a plan to buy 24 skilled nursing and transitional care units on the West Coast for $430 million. Read more at Skilled Nursing News. Sagora Senior Living Purchases Community in Kingwood, Texas Fort Worth, Texas-based Sagora Senior Living recently purchased the […]