Irrational Valuations for REIT Shares

What a week it has been. At the market’s close on Wednesday, Ventas was yielding 18.7%, Omega Healthcare Investors 18.0% and Sabra Health Care REIT 30.4%. This assumes they all maintain their current dividend rates. Ventas just announced the payment date for its dividend at the same rate as last year.  Of course, Ventas plunged by 19% on Wednesday, Omega by […]


Blueprint Handles Two More REIT Sales

The closings keep coming from Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, as the firm has announced a series of acquisitions in the last couple weeks of the year, mainly for publicly-traded REIT clients. Ben Firestone, Michael Segal, Alex Florea and Scott Frazier first teamed up to sell an assisted living/memory care community in Escondido, California (an […]

Of Ventas, Welltower and NIC

I know as one gets older, confusion can become more common. And today, I am a little confused about the state of the senior living industry. -Sponsored by The Senior Care Acquisition Reports   NIC MAP has reported that maybe we have hit bottom in the third quarter, and that new construction starts are starting […]

Dissecting the Jump in Average Assisted Living Values

It’s amazing the difference that one deal can make. We are talking about Welltower’s $1.76 billion sale of its entire Benchmark Senior Living portfolio to KKR and its impact on the average private per assisted living unit sold in the most recent four quarters. That sale, which came in at $425,400 per unit across the […]

Oxford Living Acquires Another Ontario Portfolio

Institutional investment and development firm Oxford Capital Group, together with its joint venture partner, has made a large investment in the Canadian seniors housing sector, acquiring a portfolio of six private pay communities located throughout Ontario. These communities provide both independent living and supportive living services throughout the 645 total units. They are located in […]

Brookfield Bets Big on Australian Seniors Housing Market

Looking outside of the U.S. seniors housing market, it’s obvious that the sector is a popular target in markets around the world. Just look at Ventas’ doubling down on the Canadian seniors housing market with its C$2.4 billion portfolio acquisition of 31 retirement communities in Quebec earlier this summer, nearly doubling its portfolio from 41 […]