Hard-Hit Memory Care Sector Faces Slow Road to Recovery

After a few brutal years for standalone memory care, supply pressures are easing and occupancy is ticking up. But a rebound will be gradual, as hard-hit companies in the space try to reset, and owners and operators glean lessons from this recent period of distress. Construction of freestanding memory care communities peaked in the fourth […]

NHI ‘Relieved’ as 9 Properties Get New Operators, Acquisition Pipeline Grows

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) is pivoting to focus on acquisitions after a busy quarter that included nine distressed senior living properties transitioning to new operators. “Transition properties can be distracting to our normal investment activity, so our rapid repositioning means we’re back to making accretive investments full time,” NHI CEO Eric Mendelsohn said Tuesday […]

Movers & Shakers: Ecumen, LaSalle Group, Ziegler

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The LaSalle Group Eyes Future Growth Through New NHI Partnership

A recent partnership between development company The LaSalle Group and real estate investment trust National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) will provide options for future senior housing growth that are “limitless,” LaSalle Group President John Barbee tells Senior Housing News. The partnership launched with an initial sale-leaseback transaction involving five of LaSalle’s Autumn Leaves communities for a […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Blackstone Deals

Blackstone Buys Florida Properties for $155 Million Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX) purchased four senior living communities from Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN) in South Florida for a combined $154.7 million. The acquisitions are part of a previously announced $1.13 billion deal between Blackstone and Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD). The transactions include: Mangrove Bay, a 155-unit complex […]

Movers & Shakers: Capital Senior Living, The LaSalle Group

Capital Senior Living Appoints New Board Members Capital Senior Living Corporation (NYSE: CSU), one of the nation’s largest operators of senior housing communities, announced the appointments of Paul J. Isaac and Ross B. Levin of Arbiter Partners Capital Management, LLC to the company’s board of directors, effective March 7. The appointments fill the vacant board […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Capital One, Ziegler

Capital One Closes $10.3 Million in FHA Loans to Refinance Two Illinois SNFs Capital One (NYSE: COF) recently announced that it has provided two fixed-rate HUD 232/223(f) loans totaling $10.3 million to refinance a 131-bed skilled nursing facility in Carbondale, Illinois, and a 70-bed skilled nursing facility in Anna, Illinois. The transaction was originated by Senior Vice […]

Movers & Shakers: The Goodman Group’s New COO

The Goodman Group Appoints New COO Minnesota-based senior living developer and manager The Goodman Group appointed Craig Edinger as its chief operating officer. In his new role, Edinger will be responsible for The Goodman Group’s operational and business functions of its 70 senior living and health care, residential and commercial properties. Edinger has worked with […]