In the Pipeline: Solera Plans Maryland Community; Oakmont Growing in California

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Solera Senior Living, McCaffery Plan Maryland Community Solera Senior Living and McCaffery Interests are collaborating on […]

Rising Costs Make Pre-Construction Planning More Essential in Senior Housing

Value engineering is an accepted inevitability in construction, and it’s become increasingly important as construction costs have been on the rise in senior living. But while smart value engineering will identify the best ways to cut costs without sacrificing quality, too much value engineering can compromise the vision and integrity of a project, and cause […]

Top Senior Housing Trends in 2018

Senior living professionals have reasons to be excited as they turn the calendar to 2018, even in the midst of ongoing occupancy pressure and potential disruption from recent health care mega-deals. Perhaps most fundamentally, the passage of another year brings the long-anticipated baby boomer age wave that much closer. Yet, most boomers are still a […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (10/5/17)

Construction: Planned Solera to Open Assisted Living and Memory Care Development in Denver Solera Senior Living plans to open a 95-apartment assisted living and memory care community in Denver. A joint venture between affiliates of Solera Senior Living and Banner Real Estate Group closed on the acquisition of a 2.3-acre parcel of land with plans to […]

Senior Living CEOs Describe Their Dream Communities

Ask any two people in the senior living industry where they’d like to grow old and you’re likely to hear two wildly different answers. After all, there’s a lot of interesting—and downright luxurious—choices available to seniors these days, from providers that offer dinner with wine pairings and state-of-the-art movie screening rooms to communities that have fully […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Fortis Files for Receivership

Fortis Management Group Files for Receivership Fortis Management Group filed for receivership in an agreement with its landlords, the company revealed on July 12. The Milwaukee-based management company operates 60 skilled nursing facilities and five independent and assisted living communities throughout Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Read the full story on Skilled Nursing […]

Movers & Shakers: Solera Senior Living’s COO

Solera Senior Living Hires COO, Partner Solera Senior Living hired Dina Kelly as a partner and the COO of the company. Kelly has spent 15 years in senior living in sales, marketing and operational leadership capacities. Most recently, she served as the senior vice president of sales and marketing for Senior Lifestyle Corp., a national […]

Editor’s Picks: Another Brookdale Exec Stepping Down

Spring is in full swing, with another new senior living company blooming onto the scene. This week, the news that Adam Kaplan, a former Senior Lifestyle Corp. executive, is launching Solera Senior Living captured our readers’ attention. We also kept our readers in the know about another executive shakeup at Brookdale, why REITs may be […]