HCP Sheds More Brookdale Properties

The team at Cushman & Wakefield announced that they represented HCP, Inc. in the REIT’s sale of 17 Brookdale Senior Living-managed seniors housing communities for $264 million. Richard Swartz, Jay Wagner, James Dooley and Sam Dylag led the way on the transaction and are still working to close on the sale of two more properties, […]

Tryko Partners Picks Up HCR ManorCare Facility

Quality Care Properties divested one of its HCR ManorCare-operated skilled nursing facilities in New Jersey, with Tryko Partners stepping in as the buyer. Built in 1974, the 106-bed facility is located in New Providence (Newark MSA), which will complement Tryko’s existing strong presence in central and northern New Jersey. The facility is located close to […]

Sale of Quality Care Properties Approved

By a margin of 26-1, shareholders approved the sale of Quality Care Properties to Welltower for $20.75 per share in cash, with Welltower teaming up with ProMedica Health System, which will own the HCR ManorCare operating business, lease the facilities from Welltower, and also own the home health and hospice business. Shareholders also approved the […]

A Fearsome Threesome: Welltower, Quality Care Properties and ProMedica Health Deal

We would be lying if we said we were not surprised by the announcement that Welltower will be buying Quality Care Properties for about $2 billion plus assumed debt, that ProMedica Health Systems would be buying the operating assets of HCR ManorCare, and that Welltower and ProMedica would be joint venturing. Strange bedfellows, for sure. […]

Update On Consulate Healthcare’s Legal Affair

In major news for the skilled nursing industry, the $347.86 million judgment against affiliates of Consulate Healthcare was vacated in its entirety by the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida earlier this week. This was basically a Medicare “fraud” case. The judge ruled that the plaintiff’s assertions that a “handful of paperwork defects […]

Quality Care Properties and HCR ManorCare One Step Closer

While the financial deterioration of HCR ManorCare continues, at least there was some good news in the past few weeks that may result in an agreement between it and its landlord, Quality Care Properties. Apparently, the DOJ has filed a notice to dismiss its case against HCRMC which was filed in April 2015 relating to […]

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 […]

Quality Care Properties Seeking Receiver for HCR ManorCare

Quality Care Properties is taking its issues with HCR ManorCare (the lack of full rent payments) one step further. Late yesterday QCP announced  that it is initiating a legal process to appoint an independent receiver to oversee the operation of the skilled nursing and assisted living properties that it owns which are leased to HCRMC. […]