How Have the REIT Stocks Performed in 2019?

Last week, we discussed the stock performance of the seniors housing and healthcare providers. Now, it’s the healthcare REITs’ turn. Overall, it was a good first half of the year, with all of them posting price increases, with the exception of Senior Housing Properties Trust, reflecting its Five Star problems. Its share price tumbled by […]

New Senior Divests Struggling Pittsburgh Property

With its Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania senior living community in danger of losing its license, New Senior Investment Group decided to divest the troubled asset, selling to an area not-for-profit for nearly half of what it originally paid for the property in 2013. The community’s operator, Oregon-based Blue Harbor Senior Living, had received a number of violations […]

KeyBank Tops HUD Rankings

There’s a new king of the HUD 232 Lean program. KeyBank Real Estate Capital unseated long-time leader Lancaster Pollard (which had topped the list since 2010 in terms of dollar volume) after closing $812.7 million in loans in FY2018, a record for single-year volume in the program and up 144% from the firm’s FY2017 volume. […]

Griffin-American and Greystone

A month ago, we learned of a couple of large divestments by New Senior Investment Group, in a move to bring its share price up to where management believes it should be, by increasing the share of its independent living portfolio, decreasing its Holiday Retirement exposure, and reducing its concentration in the three states of […]

Chevalier Shines In Seniors Housing Market

Amid rumors that a moratorium has been placed on large Chinese companies making significant purchases in the U.S. senior care market (like Zhonghong Zhuoye Group Co Ltd.’s proposed acquisition of Brookdale Senior Living), Hong Kong-based Chevalier International Holdings Ltd. continues to invest, recently adding two more senior living communities and 299 units in the Detroit, […]

Two Assisted Living Sales Close in Florida

Brad Clousing of Senior Living Investment Brokerage is starting strong this year, selling three assisted living communities in two transactions for a combined $23 million. Partnering with Patrick Burke, Mr. Clousing first sold a 37-unit assisted living community in Martinsville, Virginia, a transaction that was a long time coming. In July 2015, the same selling […]

Seniors Housing Weekly Update – Another Holiday Sale For Fortress

June 23, 2015. 60 Seconds with Steve Monroe. New Senior Investment Group pays $640 million for 28 Holiday Retirement Communities… It has been eight years since Fortress Investment Group closed on its acquisition of Holiday Retirement Corporation for $6.6 billion, or $188,500 per unit. It saw occupancy drop from around 90% to well below 80% […]

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 […]