NHI Sells 6 Bickford Communities, Rent Concessions for Holiday Possible

National Health Investors’ (NYSE: NHI) rent deferrals and concessions continued in the first quarter of 2021 and could continue to have an effect on the company’s bottom line in the second quarter, and possibly longer. But, operators working with the Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based real estate investment trust (REIT) are seeing positive momentum on move-ins and occupancy, […]

NHI CEO: ‘Odd’ Deals Dominate Market, CCRCs’ Unexpected Performance To Be Discussed For Years

With senior living occupancy lower than he’s ever seen it due to Covid-19, National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) President and CEO Eric Mendelsohn has had to become a more empathetic leader — while still safeguarding NHI’s business and securing its future But Mendelsohn is feeling more optimistic than he was during the last earnings call […]

3 Takeaways from Healthpeak’s Exit For The Future Of Senior Housing

Last week, Discovery Senior Living announced that Hilary Bullard — formerly VP of senior housing asset management with Healthpeak (NYSE: PEAK) — will lead the new Morada brand. Discovery is launching Morada with 16 communities recently acquired from Healthpeak. The Bullard hire and Morada’s launch are among many news items that have been generated from […]

NHI Defers $3.75M in Q1 2020 Rent from Bickford; SLC Posts Occupancy Gains

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) is deferring more rent from Bickford Senior Living. Among NHI’s other largest operators, Holiday Retirement continued to see occupancy decline between January and February, but Senior Living Communities gained census for the second straight month, the Murfreesboro, Tennessee-based real estate investment trust (REIT) announced Monday. NHI agreed to defer $3 […]

NHI CEO Hopeful Occupancy Losses Near Bottom After Headwinds Continued in Q4

The fourth quarter of 2020 brought more disruptions for National Health Investors’ (NYSE: NHI) senior housing tenants, but the company’s leaders are cautiously optimistic that better months are ahead. Recent positive trends in sales leads and vaccination rates, coupled with the prospect of more federal support for senior living providers this year, have given the […]

NHI Weighs Rent Relief, Notes Value of Triple-Net Leases in Accessing PPP

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) was not immune to the Covid-related pressures that other health care real estate investment trusts (REIT) have grappled with since mid-March. Occupancy rates decreased significantly in April, leads are in decline, tours are at a standstill and move-ins have slowed across its roster of senior housing operators. And while rent […]

This Population Doesn’t Understand: Rising to Covid-19 Challenges in Memory Care

The coronavirus pandemic poses new challenges by the day to long-term care providers across the continuum. But the challenges are even more pronounced for memory care operators. Those challenges include limiting the ability of memory care residents to walk about freely and congregate with each other, and ensuring their daily routines are as unaffected by […]

Top Senior Housing Trends for 2020

Expect the winds of change to blow harder than ever through the senior housing industry in 2020. With each passing year, the wave of baby boomer demand draws nearer, attracting more capital and a greater diversity of talent to senior housing. In 2020, the pioneering companies that started the industry may still have a leg […]

Movers & Shakers: Former Watercrest Exec Joins Sagely; New EDs for ISL, Grand Senior Living

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‘Hard to Believe’: NHI, Operators Pick Up Pieces After East Lake Debacle

Unpaid food and utility vendors. Lapsed registration and insurance. Uninhabitable rooms. Employee payroll issues. Rent checks left undeposited. National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) CEO Eric Mendelsohn started hearing these kind of complaints from residents and employees at three of the company’s communities last year. “It was just hard to believe,” Mendelsohn recalled in an interview […]