Genesis HealthCare Buys and Divests

As it continues to improve its capital structure and rationalize its lease exposure, Genesis HealthCare has joint ventured with Next Healthcare Capital to buy 15 skilled nursing facilities with 2,147 total beds previously leased from Welltower located in Pennsylvania (6), New Jersey (4), Connecticut (3), West Virginia and Massachusetts. Genesis will own a 46% stake […]

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 […]

Brookdale And Welltower Reach Agreements

Brookdale Senior Living continues to shrink, which is actually good news, and Welltower investors will be glad to see new operators to spread the risk. That is the result of a series of transactions agreed to by the two companies in a major end-of-quarter announcement. Too bad they couldn’t have done this a year or […]

HCR ManorCare Deal The Future Or A Risk?

Hospitals and post-acute providers have not mixed well in the past, but ProMedica Health System hopes that changes. I keep thinking about the Welltower and ProMedica Health System acquisition of Quality Care Properties and HCR ManorCare. Given today’s valuations, ProMedica may have gotten a bit of a deal with ManorCare’s home health and hospice business. But we […]

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. […]

Cushman & Wakefield’s Carolina Sale

For the second time, Prudential Real Estate Investors is selling its large senior living community in Cary, North Carolina, 14 years after the first sale. Originally built in 1999 with 80 independent living units, 36 assisted living units and 36 memory care units, the community has been operated by Kisco Senior Living since its development. […]