Value-Add Strategies Fit the Times

As land and construction costs soar, developers find success with repositioning projects despite the risks. By Jeff Shaw Ground-up seniors housing construction is arguably more difficult now than it has ever been, forcing developers to come up with an alternative…

Investment Fund Endeavor Plans $500M in Seniors Housing Acquisitions

DENVER — Endeavor Senior Living has officially launched, with plans to invest $500 million into North American seniors housing assets with a focus on value-add opportunities. The principals of Endeavor encompass over 50 years of experience in seniors housing, behavioral…

Lloyd Jones Adds Four to Seniors Housing Team

MIAMI — Lloyd Jones, a Miami-based investor, has added four members to its seniors housing team. Sarah Curatella was hired as regional vice president of health and wellness for senior living. She has over 28 years of experience as a…

Higher Capital Costs are Latest Jolt to Seniors Housing Sector

As if seniors housing developers and operators did not have enough difficulties rebounding from the pandemic, what with constrained occupancy, elevated expenses and staffing shortages plaguing the sector, they are now navigating an environment where the rising cost of capital…

 

Unitranche Loans Offer Competition with Debt Funds

Unitranche loan programs blend senior and junior debt pricing and terms into a single, first lien debt facility — a single financing that replaces the multitranche debt approach. The unitranche arrangement provides the benefits of a fully levered mezzanine debt…

Question of the Month: Time to Invest?

How do you know whether to keep your powder dry or jump back into the investment/development markets? Buying, but not building Rick Shamberg Managing Director Scarp Ridge Capital Partners Our firm has taken a bullish approach to the acquisition market…

Avanath Capital Management Promotes Wesley Wilson to Partner

IRVINE, Calif. — Avanath Capital Management LLC, an Irvine-based multifamily owner and operator that focuses on affordable and workforce housing, including for seniors, has promoted current CFO Wesley Wilson to partner. The move makes Wilson the youngest partner in the…

Private Equity Watches and Waits

Although these funds collectively have raised billions of dollars, they are in no hurry to spend the capital amid dicey market conditions.  By Bendix Anderson Talk about patient capital. Many private equity funds, flush with hundreds of millions of dollars,…

JLL Investor Survey: The Worst of the Pandemic Is Behind Us

CHICAGO — Backed by strong long-term demand and increased investor interest, the seniors housing sector is now fully in recovery mode, according to JLL’s Valuation Advisory group’s fifth annual Seniors Housing Investor Survey and Outlook. The survey also revealed that…

Green Courte Partners Promotes Eight to New Positions

CHICAGO — Green Courte Partners LLC, a Chicago-based private equity firm that includes seniors housing has promoted eight of its team members. The company promoted Jon Pollan to managing director of acquisitions and Josh Reichert to managing director of portfolio…

K4Connect Receives $12M in Additional Venture Funding

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — K4Connect, a Morrisville-based health technology company that builds tech for older adults, has received $12 million in additional venture financing since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The credits the “undeniable need for dependable and scalable resources…

Webinar: Seniors Housing Policy Outlook: Operations, Investment & Development

  Occupancy trends, the impact of the Omicron variant, development, investment, vaccine mandates and labor shortages were just some of the pressing topics panelists discussed during the “Seniors Housing Policy Outlook: What Will Impact Operations, Investment & Development in 2022?” webinar,…

Sabra Amends Master Lease with Avamere Group

IRVINE, Calif. — Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. (NASDAQ: SBRA) has entered into a definitive agreement to amend the company’s master lease with a tenant, Avamere Group. Avamere’s annual base rent on the current portfolio has been reduced roughly 30…

Buyer/Seller Landscape Shifts

Some investor types have doubled down while others have fled seniors housing as the COVID-19 pandemic enters its third year. By Jeff Shaw COVID-19 has changed many investors’ approaches to the seniors housing sector.  The pandemic caused a major shift…

Owners, Operators Get in Sync

A variety of partnerships and lease structures present many options for landlords and tenants to both benefit. By Jeff Shaw In the retail real estate world, triple-net leases are king. Under this standard agreement, the tenant is responsible for all…

Webinar: Seniors Housing Valuation: What’s Ahead For 2022?

  Where are seniors housing valuations today and what might 2022 hold for the industry? These were the most pressing topics of the “Seniors Housing Valuation: What’s Ahead for 2022?” webinar, hosted by Seniors Housing Business and sponsored by V&IG. With alternative sources…