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 […]

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Brookdale and HCR ManorCare May Deal

Brookdale Senior Living is rumored to be in exclusive talks with a Chinese investor, and Carlyle Group may finally get out of its HCR ManorCare position. A new rumor was out yesterday that China-based Zhonghong Zhuoye Group was in exclusive negotiations with Brookdale Senior Living after making an offer to buy the company for $3.0 […]

Deals Down So Far in 2017

Long-term care has experienced a dip in M&A, but after nearly three straight years of 80+ transactions per quarter (starting in Q3:2014 with 83), with a couple exceptions, it is about time the M&A juggernaut slows down a bit. The first quarter’s volume fell to 76 deals, down from 93 in the previous quarter and […]

Seniors Housing Occupancy Continues Its Decline

As many people expected, seniors housing occupancy levels declined in the first quarter this year, with assisted living posting larger declines than independent living. According to the recently released NIC MAP data, primarily assisted living communities in the 31 primary markets posted a sequential drop in occupancy of 50 basis points to 87.2%, and a […]