• Public REIT Purchases Texas Class-A Seniors Housing

    Blueprint was engaged in the divestment of a Class-A seniors housing community in San Antonio, Texas. Built in two phases in 2011 and 2017, Franklin Park TPC Parkway comprises 269 independent living, assisted living and memory care units. Following the completion of a six-year freeway expansion project that affected leasing, access to the... Read More »
  • Eads Sells Its 24th & 25th Missouri Community

    Patrick Byrne of Eads Investment Brokerage facilitated the divestment of two seniors housing communities in Missouri. This marks the 24th and 25th communities sold in Missouri for Eads. The Moberly community (which we believe to be Mark Twain Assisted Living) comprises 35 assisted living/independent living units and sold for $2.57 million, or... Read More »
  • 60 Seconds with Swett: CMS Raises the Minimum Staffing Mandate

    On Monday, CMS came out with its final minimum staffing standards for nursing homes, but the eventual outcome is anything but final. Despite the outcry from nursing home providers from the previous proposed mandate of three hours per resident per day, asking simple questions like how can we pay for this and where will this newly needed staff come... Read More »
  • More Shareholder Activism

    Fresh from its success in getting two people voted onto the Ventas Board of Directors, Land & Buildings is at it again, this time with National Health Investors. Like all the REITs, NHI’s managers and tenants had their share of problems during the pandemic. Who didn’t? Most of these issues are behind it, but the REIT could be in even stronger... Read More »
  • Active Adult Expansion A Hit With Investors

    How often have we heard that new development is dead? Or that CCRCs (LPCs) are on their way out? Too often. But how often do you hear about an Active Adult expansion on a CCRC campus, and one with entrance fees? Not often enough. That didn’t stop Three Pillars Senior Living Communities and Cain Brothers from putting together a plan that may... Read More »
Has There Been Any Progress on Labor?

Has There Been Any Progress on Labor?

What has changed with labor in the senior care industry over the last two years? Back in October 2021, LevinPro LTC hosted a webinar discussing the senior care industry’s staffing shortages with CEO of Dwyer Workforce Development, Barb Clapp, and Steve LaForte of Cascadia Healthcare. Those interested in watching Finding It, Retention & Coping with Higher Wages can find the replay link here. Two years later, with the same panelists, Managing Editor Ben Swett hosted Has There Been Any Progress on Labor?, detailing the industry’s path towards labor stabilization, what has gone right, and what still needs to be done. Clapp and LaForte discuss how staffing issues have altered since 2021,... Read More »
The Rise of the Regional Operator

The Rise of the Regional Operator

The SeniorCare Investor’s Managing Editor, Ben Swett, sat down with Roddy and Michael Radnia of Brighton Care Group to discuss the company’s growth from six beds to 600, the lessons learned along the way, and how not to lose that local touch when operating as a larger, expanding company. Read More »
Financing for Seniors Housing and Care in 2023 and Beyond

Financing for Seniors Housing and Care in 2023 and Beyond

On April 20, 2023, The SeniorCare Investor’s Managing Editor Ben Swett and a panel of experts including Christopher Honn of NewPoint Real Estate Capital and Jack Boudler of Regions Bank discussed the current lending environment in a webinar called “Financing for Seniors Housing and Care in 2023 and Beyond.” Interest rates have shot up at a quicker pace than ever, a couple of large banks collapsed, the seniors housing and care industry has already seen some major defaults, and the debt market has certainly become less liquid in recent months. So, with all of these issues swirling, that made the timing of this discussion excellent. Watch the discussion here! Read More »