The Leadership Series—Most Read in 2016

Senior Housing News and PointClickCare have teamed up over the past year to bring an in-depth look into what it takes to be an influential leader in the senior housing industry today. The Leadership Series is a consortium of comprehensive interviews with industry-leading executives to bring unique insight into their personal stories. The series covers […]

SNF Companies Exiting a ‘Deteriorating Industry’

After a tumultuous year for some of the biggest real estate owners and operators in skilled nursing, many are looking at the future of the space with one foot out the door. Punishing skilled nursing headwinds are creating a “deteriorating industry,” with few attractive prospects for the largest companies for at least five years, according […]

Editor’s Picks: HCP’s New CEO

As temperatures began to plunge in Chicago, we were sure to bring our readers the hottest industry happenings, including the news that a major senior housing real estate owner has named a new CEO and president. Ventas Inc. also made a splash by announcing it would sell 36 Kindred-leased skilled nursing facilities for $700 million […]

CEO: Ventas is an ‘Acquisition Machine’

Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) has had a busy 2016, from entering the life science real estate business to recently announcing plans to sell its skilled nursing portfolio to Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) for $700 million. But the Chicago-based real estate investment trust (REIT) has no signs of slowing down. Chances are, Ventas will be acquisition-heavy […]

Birth of a REIT: Taking Stock of HCP and Its Spin Off

The skilled nursing spin-off of real estate investment trust HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP) officially has been completed and is set to begin regular trading on Nov. 1. While early trading will send some signals about what investors think of the spin-off, the success for Irvine, California-based HCP and its new entity, Quality Care Properties (QCP), will be determined […]

Ventas Touts Stronger Quarter, Sunrise Contract Changes

Real estate investment trust (REIT) Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR) had a good third quarter of 2016—a really good quarter—after entering uncharted territory in health care sectors. Hot on its earnings streak, the Chicago-based health care REIT has upped its outlook to close out the year after beating earnings expectations by analysts. Ventas made some big […]

HCP Starts Final Countdown to Spin-Off

HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP) is confident that Halloween won’t be too spooky for the spin-off of its skilled nursing assets into a new real estate investment trust (REIT). HCP’s board of directors has approved the previously announced spin-off, which now is expected to occur on or about Oct. 31.  Shares of Quality Care Properties, Inc. (QCP) would […]

Ventas Issues $700 Million Debt Financing for Hospital Consolidation

Chicago-based Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR) is providing secured debt financing of $700 million to a subsidiary of Ardent Health Services in connection with its acquisition of LHP Hospital Group, Inc. Ardent is the hospital tenant of real estate investment trust (REIT) Ventas. The deal underscores Ventas’ portfolio repositioning in the last few years and the vision […]

How One Provider Has Kept Executive Director Turnover at Zero

Turnover among executive directors is a sore subject in the senior housing industry, but one provider has managed to keep turnover at an all-time low—zero. Now, the company is entering a growth phase and hopes to prolong that perfect streak even with more communities. Arcadia Communities, a Louisville-based senior living owner/operator with five communities in Michigan […]

Ventas Cleared in SEC Accounting Probe

One of the largest real estate holders of senior housing has been cleared of wrongdoing in a probe by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about an alleged improper personal relationship between an executive and an independent auditor. Chicago-based Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR) received a letter from the SEC about the investigation notifying the company […]