• 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 »
Marcus & Millichap Arranges SNF Leases

Marcus & Millichap Arranges SNF Leases

After purchasing four senior care campuses in a large portfolio deal, a seniors housing owner/operator turned to Marcus & Millichap to find new tenants for the skilled nursing portions of each newly acquired campus. Each building was losing close to $1 million annually and had struggled with occupancy and expenses.  While the portfolio purchase was in escrow, the buyer, which solely focused on seniors housing operations, engaged Rob Reis and Nick Stahler of Marcus & Millichap to create a market for each nursing home portion. Despite the negative cash flow, M&M targeted aggressive lease rates and sourced three separate tenants, all regional SNF operators based in... Read More »
Dwight & Co Adds to Services and Team

Dwight & Co Adds to Services and Team

Dwight & Co has expanded its seniors housing and healthcare financing solutions by launching working capital revolving lines of credit (revolvers). The company also announced a couple of new hires.  The revolvers will integrate into Dwight’s existing bridge, mezzanine, and HUD healthcare lending platform, providing a comprehensive suite of financial solutions for healthcare operators. In January 2024, Dwight closed its first two revolvers and also has a strong pipeline of new business. The revolvers were structured to complement Dwight’s bridge mortgage loans. In addition, to support its originations, underwriting, capital markets, asset management and servicing areas of... Read More »
Dwight & Co Adds to Services and Team

Two Members Added to Ventas Board

Ventas appointed two individuals to the company’s board of directors as a result of a new cooperation agreement with activist investor Land & Buildings. Ventas and Land & Buildings have expressed their differences throughout the last several years, however, the agreement seems to signal a ceasefire of their issues. Theodore Bigman is slated to sit on the board’s investment committee, and Joe V. Rodriguez, Jr will be on the board’s nominating, governance and corporate responsibility committee. Ventas also announced that the lead independent director for Ventas’ board of directors, Denny Shelton, is retiring.  Following the appointments of Bigman and Rodriguez, the Ventas board... Read More »
Dwight & Co Adds to Services and Team

John Moore Retires As Atria Management’s CEO

After 25 years running Atria Management Company, formerly Atria Senior Living, John Moore has stepped down as Chairman and CEO, but will remain on the Board as well as an advisor to help with a smooth transition. We know he had some health issues a few years ago, and we hope this is not why he decided to step down. Navigating Atria through the pandemic would have taken its toll on anyone.   Stepping in as CEO is Holly Belter-Cheeser as part of a planned transition process. She has held key positions with Atria over the past 15 years, including CFO since 2020 and CAO since 2023, SVP of Business Optimization & Operations Support from 2017 to 2020 and VP of Finance from 2013 to 2017.... Read More »
Dwight & Co Adds to Services and Team

Cushman & Wakefield Hires Jason Skalko

After its entire seniors housing team left for JLL earlier in 2023, Cushman & Wakefield has started to rebuild, announcing the hire of Jason Skalko as Managing Director. Skalko comes from JLL and will be based in the firm’s Tampa office to specialize in senior living and care investment sales throughout the United States. A graduate of the University of Florida, Skalko holds a bachelor’s degree in building construction and a master’s degree in business management. Skalko has been in real estate since 2010 with a deep understanding of capital markets and experience in investment advisory, debt and equity placement, market analysis, valuation and due diligence across the U.S. He... Read More »
Dwight & Co Adds to Services and Team

Greystone’s New Addition

David Young has joined Greystone as a Managing Director for healthcare finance. He will be focusing on originating and structuring senior loans for the company’s FHA lending platform, as well as other financing options such as bridge, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Based in the New York area, Young reports to Christopher Clare, Managing Director for healthcare finance.  Prior to joining Greystone, Young was a Managing Director at Locust Point Capital, where he originated and structured over $2 billion in seniors housing and skilled nursing debt and equity, including preferred and joint venture capital. Earlier in his career, he served as CFO for Radiant Senior Living. While at Radiant,... Read More »