Senior Care Stocks Remain in Doldrums

Seniors housing and care stocks remain in the dumps. There has been no Trump bump for them, as the rest of the market is up 16% since the beginning of this year. We should be only half as lucky. One would think that the skilled nursing dominated companies would have been the hardest hit, given […]

Enlivant, Brookdale Senior Living and Hawthorn Retirement

After the announcement of Sabra Health Care REIT’s 49% investment in the majority of Enlivant’s assisted living properties at a value of $195,000 per unit, the market chatter started anew. The common theme was that if Enlivant’s properties, which were designed and built in areas assuming a 20% to 40% Medicaid census, could sell for […]

Chevalier Shines In Seniors Housing Market

Amid rumors that a moratorium has been placed on large Chinese companies making significant purchases in the U.S. senior care market (like Zhonghong Zhuoye Group Co Ltd.’s proposed acquisition of Brookdale Senior Living), Hong Kong-based Chevalier International Holdings Ltd. continues to invest, recently adding two more senior living communities and 299 units in the Detroit, […]

Seniors Housing Occupancy Weakens

NIC announced their second quarter occupancy and development trends, and unfortunately it was not pretty. After a first quarter which suffered from the ubiquitous flu season census declines, we had expected, at worst, a small sequential decline in the second quarter, but perhaps a small 10 to 20 basis point uptick, maybe even better. For […]

Big Deals Are Back

Big seniors housing and care companies are back in vogue as acquisition targets, and they are all occurring with the specter of a Brookdale Senior Living buyout looming over the market. First came Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors’ $825 million acquisition of Sentio Healthcare Properties and its portfolio of 34 seniors housing and medical office […]