Mainstreet Does Canada….Again

Perhaps one of the most dynamic firms in the senior care market, Mainstreet is at it again with a new publicly traded platform in Canada. Its last Canadian entity was sold to Health Care REIT (now Welltower) last year for a tidy profit. Using its recently announced acquisition of a portfolio of skilled nursing facilities […]

The Name Game

In the last couple of days, two big players in the seniors housing industry announced name changes. First, Thomas DeRosa, CEO of Health Care REIT, announced in a letter to employees that the REIT would be renamed Welltower. Despite this change, the company will still trade under its ticker symbol “HCN” on the New York […]

Health Care REIT looking North, again

In its existing RIDEA joint venture with Revera, Inc., Health Care REIT purchased Regal Lifestyle Communities, a Toronto-based operator of 23 independent living communities with more than 3,600 units. The joint venture, with HCN owning 75% and Revera 25%, will pay CAD$12.00 per share (a 27.1% premium), or approximately US$623 million ($173,100 per unit), for […]

The largest just got larger

The largest provider of skilled nursing in the country, Genesis HealthCare, increased its facility ownership to 23% of its inpatient sites with the acquisition of 24 skilled nursing facilities with 3,056 total beds for $240 million, or $78,500 per bed. The facilities, owned by Revera, Inc. and generating approximately $280 million in 2014 revenue, are […]

Seniors Housing Portfolio in New England Sells For Top Price

Nine properties in three states sell for over $500,000 per unit, more than doubling in value in 10 years. Patient capital in seniors housing can certainly reap its rewards. Take the case of Boston-based Intercontinental Real Estate, which purchased nine senior living communities in New England from BayNorth Capital in 2005 for approximately $225,000 per […]