Legacy Tenant Capital Structures Create REIT Turmoil

It all started when HCP, Inc. completed a series of rent negotiations with HCR ManorCare, but to no avail. It just wasn’t enough for a long-term solution, and they ended up spinning the HCRMC portfolio into a new entity (Quality Care Properties) that was supposed to be a REIT but may end up not being […]

Good News from Brookdale and Capital Senior Living

Finally, we have had some good news from the two largest publicly traded senior living companies, Brookdale Senior Living and Capital Senior Living. Let’s just say, it has been a long time coming. Capital Senior Living reported a sequential increase in occupancy of 30 basis points in the third quarter, an increase that was continuing […]

Trilogy Health Services and Lancaster Pollard Meet Again

Chris Blanda of Lancaster Pollard continued his work with Trilogy Health Services, recently refinancing a portfolio of 10 health campuses in Indiana with a $158.4 million HUD loan. Typical of many Trilogy-developed properties, this portfolio includes a mix of skilled nursing, rehab, assisted living, memory care and independent living units. The refinance comes with a […]

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 […]

KeyBank Arranges Over $700 Million for Blackstone’s Big Brookdale Acquisition

Blackstone and Brookdale Senior Living are in the news again. Working with KeyBank Real Estate Capital’s healthcare business, the joint venture received about $703 million in financing to fund Blackstone’s acquisition of 64 Brookdale-operated communities from HCP, Inc. A Fannie Mae credit facility makes up most the financing, which was arranged by Charlie Shoop of […]

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60 Seconds with Steve

Genesis HealthCare, Kindred and Brookdale Working With REITs

It was not easy, but Genesis HealthCare, Kindred Healthcare and Brookdale Senior Living have worked with their REITs to strengthen all concerned. In reviewing the events of the year, I think perhaps the most important ones involve Genesis HealthCare, Kindred Healthcare and Brookdale Senior Living. And, of course, the REITs with close ties to them. […]