Brookdale Expands Dialysis Services at Four Texas CCRCs

Brookdale Senior Living announced that the company would be partnering with Dialyze Direct to provide on-site dialysis at four of its CCRC campuses in Texas. Two of the locations began offering the service earlier this year, but one campus in Houston will open a Dialyze Direct suite with eight chairs this week, and the other […]

The Brookdale/Land & Buildings Saga Continues

Many of you may have seen Brookdale Senior Living’s proxy statement filed in response to activist shareholder Land & Buildings’ efforts to put former HCP CEO Jay Flaherty on the company’s Board of Directors, presumably to further its own demands to split Brookdale into an OpCo and PropCo in order to “maximize value for all […]

JCH Sells Marin County Assisted Living Community

Jim and Cindy Hazzard of JCH Senior Housing Investment Brokerage headed to Marin County, California to sell a boutique 29-unit assisted living community in the affluent town of Mill Valley. Originally constructed as a skilled nursing facility but converted to assisted living over 15 years ago, the community was underperforming with an operating margin around […]

CBRE Refinances Brookdale Portfolio

Five communities owned and operated by Brookdale Senior Living for over 10 years received a $160.3 million credit facility through Fannie Mae. Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Matthew Kuronen of CBRE arranged the debt, which is a blend of fixed-rate (about 75% of the principal) and floating-rate (the remaining 25%) with a 10-year term and […]

Brookdale and Capital Senior Living Earnings Disappoint

We are not sure why investors continue to think there may be some break-through news every quarter when the big seniors housing companies report earnings. This has been, and is going to continue to be, a slog to get through the mess created by too much development exacerbated by labor problems. Brookdale Senior Living’s management […]

Land and Buildings Strikes Again

Still trying to get two board nominees, Land and Buildings steps up its criticism and need for change. Well, well, well. Jonathan Litt of Land and Buildings is at it again, this time with a six-page letter to Brookdale Senior Living shareholders, eviscerating Brookdale’s management and board, past and present, for the company’s severe underperformance […]

Brookdale Activists Strike Again

We disclosed last week that activist investor Land & Buildings (L&B) had nominated Jay Flaherty, former CEO of HCP, Inc., and Jonathan Litt (founder of L&B) for board election at the 2019 annual meeting of Brookdale Senior Living. L&B has just sent an open letter to Brookdale shareholders providing more rationale for the election of […]