National Health Investors Announces Acquisitions

National Health Investors wasted no time in making news this 2020. The REIT first announced that it was the buyer in Evans Senior Investments’ latest deal in Minnesota. Built in 2011 next to a lake about 20 miles from Minneapolis and St. Paul, the 48-unit assisted living/memory care community was previously owned by Coventry Senior Living and […]

Tenant Purchases North Carolina Assisted Living Community

Evans Senior Investments had quite the end of the year, as yet another December 31st closing was revealed to us. It featured a 45-unit/70-bed assisted living community that was built in 1984 and significantly renovated in 2005 in Clemmons, North Carolina (Winston-Salem MSA). About a year ago, Evans actually worked with the seller to procure […]

Evans Senior Investments Sells Three Properties

The end-of-year rush of closings continued for Evans Senior Investments, which announced two more 2019 deals. The first involved a 94-bed skilled nursing facility in Lawrenceburg, Indiana (Cincinnati MSA) being sold by a local owner/operator. Built in 1983 and renovated in 2010, the facility was nearly 80% occupied and was operating at an 8% EBITDAR […]

Enlivant Sells Vacant Assisted Living Community

A vacant assisted living community in Caldwell, Idaho found a new owner and a new lease on life in a deal handled by Blake Bozett, Amy Sitzman and Giancarlo Riso of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors. Built in the late-1990s, the community was rebranded in 2016 by the seller, Enlivant, but eventually shuttered. A local […]

New Year, New Name for Senior Housing Properties Trust

While we were all up celebrating the New Year this past Wednesday, Senior Housing Properties Trust was kissing goodbye to its name, officially changing it to Diversified Healthcare Trust effective January 1, 2020. The company is still listed for trading on the NASDAQ but under the new ticker symbol of “DHC.” According to Jennifer Francis, […]

Senwell Arranges Another SNF Bed Sale

We’ve seen many skilled nursing facilities close this year and many long-time owner/operators exit the industry altogether, citing its more complicated regulations, difficult operating environment and capex needs. Bucking that trend, a regional skilled nursing operator in Ohio wanted to build a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility in Franklin County (outside of Columbus), but didn’t have the […]

Newmark Closes Out 2019 With A Bang

We told you that the folks at Newmark Knight Frank were going to have a big year end, and in the days just before Christmas they closed four transactions worth about $550 million in total. Not a bad way to end the year, and we hope they are all off on vacation until January 5. […]