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. […]

KeyBank Refinances Portion of Welltower/Chinese Deal

Welltower’s sale of a 75% ownership interest in a 39-property senior care portfolio to Chinese firms Cindat Capital Management and Union Life Insurance Co, Ltd. is back in the news, with KeyBank Real Estate Capital refinancing a portion of the original acquisition financing. In what was the fourth-largest long-term care transaction (by purchase price) of […]

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 […]

Good News from Brookdale and Capital Senior Living

Finally, we have had some good news from the two largest publicly traded senior living companies, Brookdale Senior Living and Capital Senior Living. Let’s just say, it has been a long time coming. Capital Senior Living reported a sequential increase in occupancy of 30 basis points in the third quarter, an increase that was continuing […]

Our Listeners Speak: Real Estate vs. Business Value

We recently hosted a webinar on a topic that has been on the minds of many as the healthcare real estate market hit record-high prices (in seniors housing and care) and deals with changing acuity and reimbursement environments. “Real Estate vs. Business Value For Healthcare Properties” featured moderator Steve Monroe of The SeniorCare Investor and speakers […]

What Do The REITs Know?

When the Big Three healthcare REITs (Ventas, HCP and Welltower) largely divested their skilled nursing portfolios in the past few years, it prompted questions about the industry’s health. The exodus was kicked off in August 2015 by Ventas, which spun out most its skilled nursing/post-acute care portfolio into a separate REIT, Care Capital Properties (which […]

Deals Down So Far in 2017

Long-term care has experienced a dip in M&A, but after nearly three straight years of 80+ transactions per quarter (starting in Q3:2014 with 83), with a couple exceptions, it is about time the M&A juggernaut slows down a bit. The first quarter’s volume fell to 76 deals, down from 93 in the previous quarter and […]

Cushman & Wakefield’s Deal Double

Showing off its range of services, Cushman & Wakefield closed a couple of transactions for clients in both Minnesota and Arizona. First up, David Rothschild and Mary Christian sold a high-quality senior living community in Woodbury, Minnesota for $22 million, or $285,714 per unit. Welltower bought the community, which opened in June 2015 with 39 […]