6 Senior Living Providers to Watch in 2020

Chess champion Garry Kasparov once said, “Many people think that if something worked yesterday and is still working today, it will work tomorrow. That’s wrong.” Kasparov’s take on this mindset applies to senior living, which finds itself at a historic, pivotal moment. Baby boomers will come to the space demanding variety in care and amenities, […]

Senior Living Executive Forecast 2020: Workforce Crisis Just In First Inning

Though the year is new, the top issues worrying the industry’s leaders are not — particularly the workforce crisis. Staffing is still top-of-mind for executives at companies such as Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) and Senior Star. Labor expenses are climbing for many senior living companies across the U.S., and […]

Solera Builds Out Team to Support Growing Pipeline

Solera Senior Living announced a slew of new hires this week as it scales its organizational structure to handle a growing pipeline of new developments. That experience working with institutional capital dovetails with Solera’s growth and its partnerships with developers such as Chicago-based McCaffery Interests, which broke ground last month on a $75 million, 135-unit […]

McCaffery CEO: Right Design, Operator Behind $500M Senior Housing Pipeline

McCaffery Interests’ entry into senior housing can be summed up in three words. “Development follows demand,” CEO Dan McCaffery told Senior Housing News. The Chicago-based developer broke ground last week on Modena Reserve at Kensington, a $75 million, 135-unit community with independent living, assisted living and memory care in Kensington, Maryland with operating partner, Denver-based […]

Developer McCaffery Interests Enters Senior Housing with New Solera Venture

A prominent name in real estate development is creating its first senior living projects, partnering with Solera Senior Living on a pipeline in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. The Denver-based senior living operator is partnering with Chicago-based McCaffery Interests on Modena Reserve at Kensington, a 135-unit community with independent living, assisted living and memory […]

10 Ideas Shaping the Future of Senior Living Development

Buildings designed to promote wellness, ambitious urban communities, clusters of small homes created with cutting-edge tech  — and even senior living at sea. These are among the ideas shaping the future of senior living development, as revealed earlier this year at Senior Housing News’ inaugural BUILD event. With the Fourth of July fast approaching, we’re […]

Solera Senior Living CEO: Pursuit of Scale Has Diluted Some Large Providers

Like any startup business, growth is a primary goal for Solera Senior Living — but so is clearly defining the company’s value proposition and sticking to it closely. “[Some large providers] are now in tertiary markets and secondary and primary, they’re doing affordable, they’re doing moderate [rate], they’re doing luxury, they’re doing ultra-luxury, they’re doing […]

New Transform Podcast – Multi-Brand Portfolios

Two new senior living operators are creating multi-brand portfolios — a common practice in the hotel industry that is gaining traction in senior living. To hear more about Phoenix Senior Living and Solera Senior Living, including how they are using multi-brand strategies as they expand, listen to the latest episode of Transform, a podcast about […]

How Pathway to Living and Solera Are Executing Multi-Brand Strategies

A growing number of senior living developers and operators are creating multiple brands. One significant upside of this strategy is the ability to gain greater share of a market, across different price points. Pathway to Living has found success venturing into high-end senior living with its Aspired Living brand, as well as the middle market […]