Transactions & Financings: Ventas’ $490M Colony Capital Refinancing; BPM Senior Living Portfolio Sold

Ventas invests $490M in Colony Capital refinancing, announces $800M research development pipeline Ventas (NYSE: VTR) announced four new developments, totaling $800 million in its university-based research and innovation business, all in partnership with Wexford Science & Technology (“Wexford”), the leading developer of university-focused real estate solutions. These investments are part of $1.5 billion research and […]

Transactions & Financings: HFF, BMO Harris, Marcus & Millichap

HFF Announces Construction Financing for Denver Community Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) has announced new construction financing for Solera at Cherry Creek, a planned senior housing project in Denver, Colorado. HFF’s team members worked to arrange the construction loan through a national bank on behalf of the developer, a joint venture between affiliates of Banner […]

Largest Nonprofit Senior Housing Providers of 2016

The largest senior housing providers in the nonprofit sector for 2016 have been selected, with the information in a yearly report from industry association LeadingAge and investment bank Ziegler. In this year’s 13th annual LeadingAge Ziegler 150 (LZ 150), more than three-quarters of the providers on the list are faith-based, and nearly half provide affordable […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Welltower, CBRE

Welltower Completes $700 Million Senior Unsecured Note Offering Toledo, Ohio-based Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN) has successfully completed its offering of $700 million in aggregate principal amount of 4.25% senior unsecured notes due April 1, 2026. The notes were priced at 99.227% of their face amount to yield 4.345%. “This transaction demonstrates Welltower’s disciplined approach to […]

Senior Living’s Top 5 Providers On Social Media

It’s no secret that senior living has historically been behind the curve when it comes to building an online presence. But in recent years, providers have made strides in meeting today’s and tomorrow’s consumers where they are: on social media. Of American Seniors Housing Association’s (ASHA) top 25 providers, 96% are on Facebook and 72% are […]

Top 10 U.S. Senior Housing Owners of 2013

Ventas tops ASHA’s annual list of largest U.S. senior housing owners for the third year in a row, followed by Health Care REIT, which edged above #3 Brookdale Senior Living for the second spot in 2013. The American Seniors Housing Association’s Top 50 list was released by the National Real Estate Investor with data compiled […]