Dished: Top-Tier Dining Built From the Ground Up

Dining in senior living as of late has been revolutionized by celebrity chefs and $10,000 gelato machines. So when senior living providers take more of a grassroots approach to developing a dining program—from staffing to acclaimed chocolate cake recipes—and still deliver a premium experience for its residents, it becomes clear that a celebrity chef isn’t […]

Movers & Shakers: Senior Lifestyle’s New COO

Senior Lifestyle Announces New COO Chicago-based owner, operator and developer Senior Lifestyle Corp. announced the appointment of Lisa A. Fordyce as COO, where she will be responsible for leading the company’s operational business strategies and care initiatives. Before joining Senior Lifestyle, Fordyce served as a vice president of operations at Emeritus Senior Living, leading its […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Cushman & Wakefield, Ziegler

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $53.4 Million in Construction Financing for LCB Senior Living Developments in Massachusetts Cushman & Wakefield Senior Housing Capital Markets, a global real estate services firm, has arranged $53.4 million loan in construction financing and joint venture equity for LCB Senior Living’s two senior housing developments in Massachusetts. The Residence at Vinnin Square […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/1/15)

(Bader House in San Antonio, Texas – Built by Uncommon Care with interior design by studioSIX5) Construction: Planned O’Reilly Development Plans Two Senior Living Projects for Mo. Springfield, Mo.-based O’Reilly Development Company is planning two new senior living projects: an $18.4 million development in Nixa, Mo., and a $35.8 million development in St. Charles, Mo., […]

How National Senior Living Brands Tap Into the ‘Local’ Craze

Senior living providers with communities across the country don’t necessarily have to develop an assembly-line model in order to maintain a national brand. In fact, many are finding that tapping into local trends, cultures and traditions proves a competitive tactic. “‘Local’ is almost a buzzword today—locally sourced, local small businesses,” Meg Sutton, senior lead interior designer at […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: NHI, LTC, Ziegler

NHI Acquires Ohio Assisted Living and Memory Care Community for $21 Million National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) announced on Aug. 3 that its NHI-Bickford Senior Living joint venture has acquired Fairfield Village, an assisted living and memory care community in Lancaster, Ohio, for $21 million in cash. The 92-unit Fairfield Village was built in 2006 […]

Untested Developers Shake Up Senior Housing

As various types of investors ramp up their presence in the senior housing space, seasoned industry members must adjust to rapid changes fueled by new entrants. Senior housing’s attractive investment returns and favorable demographics are drawing interest from development and management companies in the multifamily and hospitality sectors. Some boast multi-million dollar pipelines, while others are […]

Senior Housing News Summit 2015—Only 20 Tickets Left

Time is running out to purchase tickets to the 4th annual Senior Housing News Summit. Only 20 tickets remain for the one-day event featuring some of the top names in the industry. The July 16 Summit in Chicago will bring you business insight and access to leading executives in the senior living industry. Purchase your ticket before […]

CEOs of Holiday, LCS, Pathway to Take the Stage at Chicago Summit

In less than a month, some of the industry’s top executives and other leaders will gather in Chicago for the 4th annual Senior Housing News Summit. The one-day event will feature CEOs from Holiday, Pathway and LCS, as well as executives from other top operators, finance organizations, technology companies and more. The July 16 Summit will bring you […]