Senior Lifestyle Corp. Launches New Brand With $650 Million Pipeline

Development is booming for many existing senior living operators across the country. One top-10 operator is targeting growth not only across its current product offering, but also in rolling out an entirely new development pipeline aimed at a slightly higher price point. Two years ago, Senior Lifestyle Corp. began looking into higher-end senior housing development, […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: HCN, Care Investment Trust

Texas Senior Living Communities Acquired for $79 Million Evergreen Senior Living Properties, LLC and management affiliate ESLP Management, LLC, recently announced the acquisition of four senior living communities in Texas from Sears Methodist Retirement System in a $79 million transaction. The purchase includes The Craig in Amarillo, Meadow Lake in Tyler, The Parks in Odessa, […]

The Top-10 Largest Senior Living Providers in 2015

Following a year that brought blockbuster acquisitions and record-breaking deal volume, this year’s ranking of the largest senior living providers reflects the growth and consolidation of the top players in the market. Notably, the biggest change in the list is the merging of Brentwood, Tennessee-based Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) and Emeritus Senior Living Corp. […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (3/12/15)

Construction: Planned Senior Lifestyle Corp. to Break Ground on New Fla. Community Chicago-based Senior Lifestyle Corporation announced last week it will break ground this spring on its newest community, The Sheridan at Cooper City, a 111-unit assisted living and memory care facility in Cooper City, Fla. The Sheridan at Cooper City will feature 72 assisted […]

3 Ways Operators Find the Silver Lining in Negative Reviews

Marketing Matters is brought to you by Solutions Advisors and Retiring by Design. Working together, Solutions Advisors and Retiring by Design give you the analytic and creative synergy to develop unique solutions and achieve optimum results for your senior living community, providing management, operations, marketing, and sales consulting services.  Both positive and negative online reviews […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (1/8/15)

Construction: Planned CareTrust REIT Completes $7.5 Million Investment to Build Upscale Colorado Community CareTrust REIT, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRE) announced today that is has completed a $7.5 million preferred equity investment with Signature Senior Living and Vancouver, Washington-based Milestone Retirement Communities. The investment will be used to develop Signature Senior Living at Arvada, a planned 134-unit […]

LTC REIT Completes Re-Leasing of 20 Former Assisted Living Concepts Properties

 LTC Properties, Inc. (NYSE: LTC) has completed the re-leasing of 20 assisted living properties to Senior Lifestyle Corporation and Veritas InCare, LLC. Previously co-leased to Enlivant (formerly Assisted Living Concepts) and an affiliate of Canadian long-term care provider Extendicare, the completed re-leasing of the 20 properties arrives nearly a year since LTC announced last January […]

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for December, Part IV

Maryland CCRC Names Director of Philanthropy Patricia Santoni has been named director of philanthropy for Charlestown, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Catonsville, Md., that has more than 2,000 residents.  She will be responsible for establishing, planning, directing, and coordinating all fundraising activities for Charlestown. Santoni will also provide leadership for the creation of strategic fund […]

Senior Housing Investments & Acquisitions: Mather LifeWays, Senior Lifestyle Corp.

Mather LifeWays Sells SNF to Symphony Post Acute Network Evanston, Illinois-based Mather LifeWays has completed the sale of its 142-bed skilled nursing facility, Mather Pavilion, to Symphony Post Acute Network for an undisclosed amount. The sale fulfills a strategic decision by Mather LifeWays to move away from operating freestanding nursing homes. It will not affect […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/16/14)

Construction: Planned Avanti Senior Living Plans Louisiana Market Expansion  Texas-based assisted living and memory care provider Avanti Senior Living is planning to expand into the Louisiana market, beginning with Baton Rouge and Covington.  The cities will soon be home to Avanti’s next projects, 77,000-square-foot communities that will accommodate 50 assisted living and 40 memory care […]