A Mid-Year Look at Seniors Housing Finance

By Russell Phillips, Regions Bank As a real estate asset class serving the nation’s elderly population, the seniors housing sector was faced with serious challenges during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents and staff of senior living facilities faced…

Aegis Living Opens 96-Unit Community in Seattle

SEATTLE — Aegis Living has opened its 35th community, Aegis Living Greenwood, in the Greenwood neighborhood of Northwest Seattle. The 89,000-square-foot property features 96 units. The five-story building is inspired by the neighborhood and built with Tudor Revival architecture, a…

The Rise of the Regionals

Regional owners and operators are enjoying a goldilocks moment as local hands-on management gains favor in the wake of the pandemic. By Jane Adler Regional companies may have found their sweet spot.  Last October, the real estate investment trust Ventas…

A New Finance Landscape

Bridge lending spikes as owners and operators look for short-term solutions coming out of the pandemic, which could portend an increase in permanent and agency loans. By Jeff Shaw Although senior living occupancies remain low and have been slow to…

How Biophilic Design Impacts Living Well

Giving residents a front-row seat to nature has a positive effect on their lives.  By Amy Cheever Throughout history and across cultures, architects have drawn inspiration from nature to emulate a sense of well-being, serenity and connection within their finished…