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In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/1/16)

Construction: Planned Formation Development Group Plans Two Senior Living Communities Atlanta-based developer and investor, Formation Development Group will begin construction soon on two new senior living projects. The first will be a 180-unit com...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 1, 2016

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/28/16)

(Rendering of Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka, located in Minnetonka, Minn. — Photo courtesy of Cherrywood Pointe Senior Living) Construction: Planned Community Will Expand CCRC in Carlisle, Pa. A Presbyterian Senior Living CCRC will begin construc...
by Senior Housing News on Jul 28, 2016

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/28/16)

(Rendering of Solana Mount Pleasant, an independent, assisted living and memory care community being developed by Formation Development Group in Mount Pleasant, S.C.) Construction: Planned Formation Development Group Obtains Zoning for S.C. Project...
by Senior Housing News on Apr 28, 2016

Editor’s Picks: Tap Dancing at 85

This week, Senior Housing News readers tuned into stories about senior housing rents and occupancy outlooks. Readers were also interested to learn how minimum wage hikes in New York and California will impact senior living providers, and why brokers...
by Senior Housing News on Apr 22, 2016

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/21/16)

(Thrive at Beachwalk, a 125-unit senior living community operated by Thrive Senior Living in Fort Myers, Fla.) Construction: Planned Welltower, Hines Acquire Site to Develop NYC Senior Living Community The New York offices of international real estat...
by Senior Housing News on Apr 21, 2016

CMS to Boost Skilled Nursing Payments by 2.1% in 2017

Skilled nursing facilities across the United States are expected to see Medicare reimbursements increase by 2.1% in 2017, or a total increase of $800 million from payments in 2016, under the proposed payment rate released by the Centers for Medicare...
by Senior Housing News on Apr 21, 2016

Aviv Closes $305 Million Acquisition of 29-Property Portfolio

A little more than a month after announcing its acquisition of 29 properties from Diamond Senior Living, Chicago-based Aviv REIT, Inc. (NYSE: AVIV) today closed the transaction valued at $305 million.  The deal, which was Aviv’s largest acquis...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 18, 2014

NY Times: Nursing Homes are Out, Green House Model is In

Is a nursing home the only option for American seniors for whom assisted living is no longer affordable or suitable? The New York Times poses the question this week in a column by Jane Brody, who explores the rise of the Green House model of care as...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 16, 2014

Today Show: Not Your Grandmother’s Long-Term Care

Nearly 70% of Americans will need some form of long-term care, but changes in the way care is delivered and the increasing costs to provide it certainly presents some challenges, according to a recent segment of the Today show. Chatting with Today fi...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 14, 2014

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (12/11/14)

Construction: Planned Alaska Developers Inch Forward on Proposed Senior Housing Complex Ward Cove Group is proposing to develop a senior housing complex in Alaska’s Ketchikan Ward Lake-Revilla Road area, a project developers say will address a...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 11, 2014

NPR: Nursing Homes Rarely Penalized for Too Much Drug Use

Despite national campaigns spearheaded by the U.S. government to reduce the use of antipsychotic medications in nursing homes, many states are rarely penalized for over-sedating their residents, according to a recent NPR report. While antipsychotic d...
by Senior Housing News on Dec 10, 2014

Health Care REIT Completes New $1.1 Billion Stock Offering

The latest in a series of power plays from Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN), the company announced today it has completed its common stock offering valued at $1.1 billion—its second such offering valued over a billion dollars in the past several months...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 17, 2014

Senior Housing Investments & Acquisitions: Sentio Healthcare, Aviv REIT, Validus

Sentio Healthcare Properties Acquires Community for $42.5 Million Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc., a health care-focused real estate investment trust (REIT), recently announced the $42.5 million purchase of St. Andrew’s Village, a Class A, 246-u...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 14, 2014

HCN’s New Big Bet on Post-Acute Care Signals Industry Sea Change

Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN) has long invested in skilled nursing properties, but the REIT’s recent $1.4 billion partnership with Mainstreet signals a shift in the investor’s strategy of late that’s representative of a much larger transitio...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 14, 2014

Senior Housing Investments & Acquisitions: Sentio Healthcare, Aviv REIT, Validus

Sentio Healthcare Properties Acquires Community for $42.5 Million Sentio Healthcare Properties, Inc., a health care-focused real estate investment trust (REIT), recently announced the $42.5 million purchase of St. Andrew’s Village, a Class A, 246-u...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 14, 2014

HCN’s New Big Bet on Post-Acute Care Signals Industry Sea Change

Health Care REIT (NYSE: HCN) has long invested in skilled nursing properties, but the REIT’s recent $1.4 billion partnership with Mainstreet Property Group signals a shift in the investor’s strategy of late that’s representative of a much l...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 14, 2014

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/11/14)

Construction: Planned Houston CCRC Announces $56 Million Expansion  The Buckingham, a 501(c)3 non-profit continuing care retirement community in Houston, Texas, recently announced it will undergo a $56 million expansion that will add 187 total resid...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 11, 2014

Affordable Senior Housing Is the Next Big Growth Opportunity

Senior housing operators will be forced to address the growing need of low- to moderate-income seniors in the coming years, as an estimated 3.5 million seniors today don’t have enough money to pay for higher acuity services. The high-end senior liv...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 11, 2014

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (9/11/14)

Construction: Planned Houston CCRC Announces $56 Million Expansion  The Buckingham, a 501(c)3 non-profit continuing care retirement community in Houston, Texas, recently announced it will undergo a $56 million expansion that will add 187 total resid...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 11, 2014

Affordable Senior Housing Is the Next Big Growth Opportunity

Senior housing operators will be forced to address the growing need of low- to moderate-income seniors in the coming years, as an estimated 3.5 million seniors today don’t have enough money to pay for higher acuity services. The high-end senior liv...
by Senior Housing News on Sep 11, 2014


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