Ventas Promotes Justin Hutchens to Chief Investment Officer

CHICAGO — Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR), a Chicago-based REIT and the second-largest owner of seniors housing in the United States, has promoted J. Justin Hutchens. The longtime seniors housing executive will maintain his title of executive vice president of seniors…

Welltower Promotes Six to Senior Leadership Positions

TOLEDO, Ohio — Welltower (NYSE: WELL), the largest owner of seniors housing in the United States, has promoted Nikhil Chaudhri to executive vice president and chief investment officer and Ayesha Menon to executive vice president of wellness housing and development.…

Brookdale Shakes Up C-Suite, Previews 2022 Financial Totals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD), a Nasville-based company that is the largest operator of seniors housing in the country, has made a variety of changes to its corporate structure. Steven Swain, who serves as Brookdale’s chief…

Acts Adds Three to Board of Directors

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Acts Retirement-Life Communities, a nonprofit operator based in Fort Washington, has added James Glynn, Heinz Hegmann and Dr. Daniel Middlebrooks to its board of directors. Glynn is co-founder (now retired) of GlynnDevins, one of the leading…

Referah Launches Online Marketplace to Match Seniors with Communities

CHICAGO — Referah, a Chicago-based company providing a new referral service for seniors housing communities, has officially launched. “With more than 10,000 baby boomers achieving retirement age every day in America, the demand for senior and assisted living communities is…

NewPoint Hires Christopher Honn to Seniors Housing Lending Platform

CHICAGO — NewPoint Real Estate Capital LLC has hired Christopher Honn as managing director of seniors housing originations. Based out of Chicago, Honn will work to expand the firm’s seniors housing and healthcare platform, with an emphasis on agency loan…

Arden 55+ Living Promotes Natalie Edeburn to Director of Operations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Arden, a Charlotte-based company developing 55+ active adult living communities in the Southeast, has promoted Natalie Edeburn to the role of director of operations. In this inaugural position, she will seek to establish best-in-class methodologies to support…

Affordable Developer Standard Communities Breaks Out Three Business Units

LOS ANGELES — Standard Communities, a Los Angeles-based investor and developer of affordable multifamily housing including seniors housing, has established three new, diversified business lines. The three dedicated business lines — acquisition/redevelopment, new construction and essential housing — aim to…

Strawberry Fields REIT Officially Goes Public

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Strawberry Fields REIT, a South Bend-based owner of skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities and long-term acute care hospitals in the Midwest and South, has begun trading on the OTC Markets Group Inc. under the symbol…

Sentrics Buys Connected Living Software Platform

QUINCY, Mass — Sentrics has acquired Connected Living, a seniors housing resident engagement platform based in Quincy. The platform includes a centralized content management system that helps operators share messages with whom they want, when they want and how it…

Dunes Point Capital Acquires Furniture Design Company Kwalu

RYE, N.Y., and ATLANTA — Dunes Point Capital (DPC), a Rye-based investor, has acquired Kwalu, an Atlanta-based designer and manufacturer of furniture serving the healthcare and senior living markets. Kwalu has a manufacturing facility in Matamoros, Mexico and showrooms in…

Attane Names Scott Kokotan as CEO, Lisa Pearre as Chief Client Officer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Attane, a Kansas City-based seniors housing marketing firm, has named Scott Kokotan as president and chief executive officer. Kokotan has served as Attane’s chief financial and development officer since March 2019 and helped transform the company’s…

Transforming Age to Open Second Headquarters, Adds 10 Managed Communities

OMAHA, Neb. — Transforming Age has announced plans to open a second headquarters in Omaha, along with the addition of 10 third-party managed communities largely in the Midwest. Following the new operational acquisitions, Seattle-Based Transforming Age’s portfolio will total nearly…

Healthpeak Promotes Scott Brinker to CEO as Tom Herzog Steps Down

DENVER — Healthpeak Properties Inc. (NYSE: PEAK), a Denver-based REIT, has promoted Scott Brinker from chief investment officer to chief executive officer and elected him to the company’s board of directors. Brinker replaces Tom Herzog, “who mutually agreed with the…

Silverstone Senior Living Takes on Compatriot Capital as New Equity Partner

DALLAS — Compatriot Capital, a diversified real estate company and wholly owned subsidiary of Sammons Enterprises Inc., has acquired an equity interest in Dallas-based senior living developer Silverstone Senior Living. Currently, Compatriot Capital is Silverstone’s largest limited joint venture partner…

LCS promotes Chris Bird to President

DES MOINES, Iowa — LCS, the nation’s third largest senior living provider, has promoted Chris Bird from executive vice president and chief operating officer to president. He will continue to serve in his existing roles at the company following the…