One Memory Care Community’s Evolution In Rye, New Hampshire

A 40-unit (56-bed) memory care community on the coast of New Hampshire that recently went through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring just sold to Port Development, a private investor group, for $11 million, or $275,000 per unit. Sanctuary Care had developed the Rye community in 2013 for approximately $13 million, or $325,000 per unit. But, […]

Ensign Expands Into Texas and Wisconsin

The Ensign Group boosted its position in two markets with the acquisition of five assisted living communities previously operated by Brookdale Senior Living. First, in Texas, where the company already owns nearly fifty properties, Ensign acquired two 37-unit assisted living communities located in the towns of Lancaster (Dallas MSA) and Paris (rural east Texas). Lately, […]

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 […]

Justin Hutchens a CEO Again

HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP) just announced that Justin Hutchens, elected president of the REIT in January, will be leaving to be CEO of HC-One, one of the largest care home providers in the United Kingdom with more than 300 properties. A little over two years ago, Formation Capital Safanad and Court Cavendish purchased healthcare property […]

National Health Investors Growing Yet Again

Continuing its buying streak, National Health Investors added five new memory care communities and a new tenant relationship to its growing portfolio. The LaSalle Group developed these communities, located in Texas and Illinois with 223 total units, under the Autumn Leaves brand of stand-alone memory care communities. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard that […]

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National Health Investors Partners Ravn Senior Solutions

National Health Investors continues to grow at a steady pace. In the last 10 months, the REIT has publicly announced seven transactions, comprising 43 senior care or seniors housing properties. Just last month, NHI acquired five seniors housing communities operated by Senior Living Management. Now, it is purchasing two assisted living/memory care communities in North […]

Connecticut CCRC Changes Hands

A large for-profit CCRC in North Branford, Connecticut recently sold. Purchased in 2006 by a joint venture between The Shelter Group and Herbert J. Sims & Company for $72 million, 10 years later it sold for approximately $69.5 million. National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) was the buyer, and its all-in acquisition cost was about $74 […]

Only in Oregon

Evans Senior Investments sold a portfolio of three seniors housing properties in McMinnville, Oregon, for $36.5 million, or $272,388 per unit. Built in 2008, 2014 and 2015 all within four miles of each other, the properties consist of 134 total units and 181 beds of independent living, assisted living and memory care. The two stabilized […]

NHI in the Nutmeg State

Just a week after announcing it exercised a purchase option on five assisted living/memory care communities from Bickford Senior Living, National Health Investors has made another large purchase, including two Connecticut CCRCs for $56.3 million, or $119,787 per unit/bed. Built in 1968 with a 2009 renovation, the 241-unit/bed community in Bridgeport features 186 independent living […]

NHI exercises its option

Further expanding its relationship with Bickford Senior Living, National Health Investors exercised its purchase option to acquire five assisted living/memory care communities from Bickford for $87.5 million, or $315,884 per unit, with an approximate cap rate of 8.3%. Although the properties are not included in the existing joint venture between the two entities, the companies […]