CareTrust Acquires $41.5M Portfolio, Lancaster Pollard Closes $11.9M Refinance

ESI Arranges $7.2M Sale of Pennsylvania SNF Evans Senior Investments (ESI), a real estate brokerage firm with locations in Chicago and Boulder, Colo., represented the sale of the 66-bed Bloomsburg Rehab & Wellness Center, a skilled nursing facility in Pennsylvania for $7.2 million, or $117,000 per bed. The buyer and the seller were publicly traded real estate investment […]

Finding Hidden Benefits of Scale in the Skilled Nursing Industry

The recent bankruptcies of the HCR ManorCare and Orianna skilled nursing chains seemed to validate an industry-wide opinion that the future belongs to the smaller, regional operator. But there are still advantages to scale in the skilled nursing industry — even if they remain under the radar. The Ensign Group (NASDAQ: ENSG) has a nationwide […]

CareTrust: Micro-Level Skilled Nursing Gains Outweigh Macro Pains

CareTrust REIT (NASDAQ: CTRE) has made moves to divest from a troubled operator, but management still remained upbeat about the potential for skilled nursing success in the year to come. After a positive experience transitioning seven of its 16 properties operated by Pristine Senior Living and Post-Acute Care in Ohio, CareTrust will market the remaining […]

Skilled Nursing Transactions: Blueprint, Sabra, CareTrust

Blueprint Announces Involvement in 20-SNF Portfolio Sale Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors announced the portfolio sale of 20 skilled nursing facilities, with 1,866 total licensed beds, for $103.3 million. A dozen facilities were located in Kentucky, seven were in Ohio, and one was located in Indiana. The Chicago-based advisory firm said it served as the […]

Skilled Nursing Transactions: Deals in Tennessee, Illinois, Ohio

Blueprint Announces Sale of Nashville SNF Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, a Chicago-based advisory firm focused on health care real estate and senior housing, announced the sale of a 119-bed skilled nursing facility in Nashville, Tenn., for a purchase price of $16 million, or $134,454 per licensed bed. The deal was conducted for a public real estate […]

SNF Transactions: CareTrust Buys Three Facilities in Southern CA

CareTrust REIT Acquires Three SNFs in Southern CA CareTrust REIT (Nasdaq: CTRE) acquired three skilled nursing facilities and provided mortgage financing for a fourth in Southern California. The San Clemente, Calif.-based real estate investment trust entered a new tenant relationship with affiliates of Providence Group in connection with the deal. The total investment for the […]

CareTrust REIT Picks Up 13 Former Kindred SNFs

CareTrust REIT, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTRE) continues to snap up skilled nursing facilities previously operated by Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: KND), announcing on Tuesday the acquisition of 13 properties in Washington, Texas and Idaho. The deal includes all seven former Kindred SNFs in Idaho, which are now operated by the Eagle, Idaho-based provider Cascadia Healthcare, LLC, as […]

Skilled Nursing Must-Reads: Occupancy Drops, SNF’s Fraud Drama

The industry continues to sort out what went wrong in Florida, but there were other headlines from the week in skilled nursing, including some grim numbers from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) and an interesting ownership shuffle for some former Kindred facilities. First, the bad news: Nursing home occupancy dipped […]

Quick Handoff Brings 7 Former Kindred SNFs to Cascadia, CareTrust

By October 1, Cascadia Healthcare will operate all seven of the skilled nursing facilities previously run by Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) in Idaho — but its new landlord isn’t the company that agreed to buy Kindred’s entire SNF portfolio at the end of June. The Eagle, Idaho-based Cascadia will lease the seven former Kindred SNFs […]

Skilled Nursing Transactions: CareTrust REIT Expands in Four States

Capital One Provides $16.3 Million Loan to Refinance PruittHealth SNF Portfolio  Capital One announced that it provided a $16.3 million loan to PruittHealth to refinance a portfolio of three skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and an intermediate care facility for individuals with developmental disabilities (ICF-MR) in Georgia, as well as a SNF in North Carolina. Four […]

Highest Paid Chief Executives in Skilled Nursing

Though many of the chief executives behind some of the biggest public skilled nursing companies in the U.S. made millions of dollars last year, some earned more than others. Company leaders at Quality Care Properties (NYSE: QCP), Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND), and Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI) made the most in total compensation in 2016 — […]