Monday’s Massacre

Providers got hurt in Monday’s stock market massacre, but healthcare REITs across the board suffered. We all know that Monday’s massacre in the stock market affected almost all companies. In our sector, the focus has been on providers, since they take care of the highest-risk people as this coronavirus/Covid-19 epidemic spreads. The unprecedented 2,013-point drop […]

Cushman & Wakefield Ends 2019 With A Bang

The Cushman & Wakefield team led by Rick Swartz, Jay Wagner and Aaron Rosenzweig ended 2019 with a bang. In the last six weeks of the fourth quarter, they closed eight separate sales involving 18 properties and 1,908 units for a total consideration in excess of $500 million. The largest transaction was a seven-property portfolio […]

Five Star Senior Living Soars

Shares of Five Star Senior Living have soared by more than 60% this year, leaving everyone guessing. Right after all the restructuring was completed at year end between Five Star Senior Living and its landlord, now recently re-named Diversified Healthcare Trust, Five Star’s shares have taken off.  Two points to remember, though. Five Star just […]

New Year, New Name for Senior Housing Properties Trust

While we were all up celebrating the New Year this past Wednesday, Senior Housing Properties Trust was kissing goodbye to its name, officially changing it to Diversified Healthcare Trust effective January 1, 2020. The company is still listed for trading on the NASDAQ but under the new ticker symbol of “DHC.” According to Jennifer Francis, […]