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 […]

From good to great

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) added a well-run independent living community in Chehalis, Washington (40 miles south of Olympia) to its portfolio for a purchase price of $9.25 million, or $96,400 per unit, with an 8.7% cap rate. Built in phases from 1986 to the early 2000s, the community features a mix of apartment-style units and […]

NHI making headlines

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) made plenty of news this month, starting with the unexpected announcement that CEO Justin Hutchens was stepping down to become the CIO of HCP. The company also made three acquisitions this month, totaling $33.5 million. First, in a sale/leaseback transaction, NHI acquired a 42-unit independent/assisted living community in Roscommon, Michigan […]

Senior Care Market In Confused State

Stocks are gyrating wildly, sometimes for good reason and other times not so much. Okay, I have to admit that I am confused now. When Brookdale came out with poor second quarter results, its stock tanked, as it should have. But then Capital Senior Living came out with a very upbeat quarter, and its stock […]

Another Holiday portfolio sells to a REIT

So goes another large portfolio of Holiday Retirement properties, with NorthStar Realty Finance’s acquisition of 32 independent living communities from affiliates of Harvest Facility Holdings, itself an affiliate of Holiday. The acquisition marks another step towards Holiday’s owner Fortress Investment Group’s goal of transforming Holiday into an operating company. In fact, since October 2013, Holiday […]

NHI/Bickford continuing to grow

As many of you may know, National Health Investors and Bickford Senior Living are in the middle of their joint venture to build 36 assisted living/memory care communities in eight states. The joint venture is mostly funded with borrowings on NHI’s unsecured bank credit facility, but KeyBank National Association recently announced that it secured $78 […]