Diving Into CareTrust REIT’s Latest Virginia Acquisition

When CareTrust REIT announced a spate of deals at the beginning of this month, on top of an already busy year, one deal in particular stood out, mainly for the fact that it did not involve a skilled nursing facility. With a couple of exceptions when the REIT purchased a few memory care communities in […]

Expansion Concept
Expansion Concept

CareTrust REIT Keeps It Up

CareTrust REIT is heading closer and closer to the 200-facility mark, currently sitting at 181 properties in 23 states, as it continues to purchase senior care facilities across the country. Just last month, the REIT bought 13 skilled nursing facilities in Washington, Texas and Idaho, all formerly operated by affiliates of Kindred Healthcare. Now, CareTrust […]

Skilled Nursing Sales Skyrocket in September

The start of September saw a large number of skilled nursing acquisitions announced, mostly at lower prices, with the exception of CareTrust REIT’s purchase of seven SNFs in Idaho for $65.5 million, or $114,700 per bed. Another deal, facilitated by Ben Firestone and Michael Segal of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, didn’t feature a price […]

CareTrust REIT Closes Three SNF Deals

CareTrust REIT clearly didn’t get that “Labor Day” is supposed to be a day of relaxation, not of, well, labor. Until the start of September, CareTrust had only announced four transactions, compared with the 13 announced in all of 2016. But the REIT ended summer with a bang, announcing three acquisitions comprising 13 total skilled […]

CareTrust REIT Grows In Minnesota

Prelude Homes & Services has proven to be the gateway to the Minnesota senior living market for CareTrust REIT, which just exercised its option to purchase a second stand-alone memory care community in the Minneapolis-area from Prelude. Three years ago, CareTrust entered the state when it bought Prelude’s three-year old, 28-unit MC community in Woodbury […]

Public Companies Spring Into Action This June

Public companies have made a statement so far in June, with a couple of REITs, one publicly traded operator and two foreign firms announcing acquisitions this week. First, across our border, Ontario-based Sienna Senior Living added one more Ontario retirement community to its portfolio. The 70-unit community in the town of Kingston sold for approximately […]

What Do The REITs Know?

When the Big Three healthcare REITs (Ventas, HCP and Welltower) largely divested their skilled nursing portfolios in the past few years, it prompted questions about the industry’s health. The exodus was kicked off in August 2015 by Ventas, which spun out most its skilled nursing/post-acute care portfolio into a separate REIT, Care Capital Properties (which […]

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Expansion Concept

CareTrust REIT’s Illinois Skilled Nursing Expansion

Since its spin-off from The Ensign Group in June 2014, CareTrust REIT has been one of the most active buyers in both seniors housing and skilled nursing M&A markets. It has grown from its initial portfolio of 96 properties to 158 net-leased healthcare properties and three operated seniors housing properties in 21 states. The acquisitions […]

CareTrust REIT’s Wisconsin senior care strategy

CareTrust REIT just doubled down on its Wisconsin senior care strategy. Almost a year after acquiring an assisted living community in West Allis, Wisconsin from Priority Life Care (and then leasing it back), CareTrust is acquiring two more memory care communities in the Milwaukee MSA for approximately $26.1 million, or $296,591 per unit. The communities were […]