Articles written by Ben Swett:

Senior Living Investment Brokerage’s Summer Surge

As the temperatures rose, the team at Senior Living Investment Brokerage heated up too, following up its portfolio closing in Florida with two deals in the Lone Star State. First, in east Texas, Matthew Alley worked with an independent owner/operator to sell their long-held skilled nursing facilities in Grand Saline and Athens. Built in the […]

Blueprint Sells Four Assisted Living Sites in California

Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors proved they don’t need a building to sell a piece of property. When EB-5 investor PDC Capital’s assets were placed into an SEC receivership in January 2017, per the order of a federal judge, included in the frozen assets were four assisted living development sites in California. Thomas Seaman and […]

Will Brookdale Be Back In Play?

With agreements nailed down with its major REITs, buyers may start sniffing around again at a leaner and more profitable Brookdale. The announcement last week during the ASHA mid-year meeting, that Brookdale Senior Living had come to several agreements with Welltower on their various leases, was met with relief and renewed optimism for the seniors […]

Despite Hurricane Hit, Central Florida Assisted Living Communities Sell

After taking a hit, operationally, from Hurricane Irma, five Florida assisted living communities sold to a Texas-based not-for-profit making its first acquisition in the Sunshine State. Built from 1999 to 2013, the portfolio is mostly located in central Florida, with one property on the Panhandle in the town of Niceville, and features 340 total units, […]

Skilled Nursing Portfolios Sell in the Northeast

Halfway through 2018, Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors has so far announced 34 closings, making the prospect of breaking their 2017 record of 53 deals even closer. The firm closed June out with two more transactions featuring skilled nursing divestments in the Northeast. First, in New Jersey, Ben Firestone, Chris Hyldahl, Michael Segal and Gideon […]

Brookdale And Welltower Reach Agreements

Brookdale Senior Living continues to shrink, which is actually good news, and Welltower investors will be glad to see new operators to spread the risk. That is the result of a series of transactions agreed to by the two companies in a major end-of-quarter announcement. Too bad they couldn’t have done this a year or […]

Ryders Health Management Secures Financing For Connecticut Acquisition

Ryders Health Management acquired a 90-bed skilled nursing facility in eastern Connecticut, thanks to financing provided by both Contemporary Healthcare Capital and CoastalStates Bank of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Located in the town of Windham, the facility was previously owned by Affinity Healthcare but went into receivership following Affinity’s bankruptcy filing in 2016, its second […]