REITs Are Moving Assets Again

Just when we thought it was safe to go outside again, it was revealed that Welltower had transferred the operations of 20 memory care and Alzheimer’s communities from one of its formerly favored tenants, Silverado Senior Living, to a formerly much smaller tenant, Frontier Management. These 20 properties represent 50% of Silverado’s memory care operations, […]

Welltower Pays $100 Million-Plus for Denver Community

Welltower has picked up a Denver, Colorado senior living property to the tune of $118 million, or roughly $581,000 per unit. Originally built by the seller, AEW, in late 2014 for approximately $74 million, the community featured 203 total units with a mix of independent living, assisted living and memory care and was operated by […]

Welltower Acquires Two South Bay Partners Properties

Welltower announced that it has added two more San Antonio senior living properties to its portfolio. Originally developed by the seller, South Bay Partners, these communities opened in 2016 adjacent to each other in the Dominion area of northwest San Antonio. They combine for 335 units of independent living, assisted living and memory care. Welltower […]

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 […]

Will Brookdale Be Back In Play?

With agreements nailed down with its major REITs, buyers may start sniffing around again at a leaner and more profitable Brookdale. The announcement last week during the ASHA mid-year meeting, that Brookdale Senior Living had come to several agreements with Welltower on their various leases, was met with relief and renewed optimism for the seniors […]

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 […]

Berkadia Gets Boost From Two New Hires

Hoping to build on a successful 2017 that saw more than $1.7 billion in loans closed, Berkadia strengthened both its mortgage banking and investment sales teams with two new hires. First, joining the mortgage banking group was Brittany Robinson. With a Bachelors of Business Administration from Miami University, Ms. Robinson comes from Welltower, where she […]