Invesque Sees Skilled Nursing Tailwinds in Wake of $25M Magnetar Joint Venture

With the new Medicare overhaul set to take effect on October 1 and the recent finalization of a Medicare rate boost for fiscal 2020, leaders at Invesque Inc. (TSX: IVQ.U) were upbeat about the future of its skilled nursing facilities in its second-quarter earnings call Thursday. In its earnings release, Invesque highlighted the formation of […]

Invesque CEO White on Why It’s ‘Dangerous’ to Worry About Year-to-Year Changes in SNF Space

As real estate investment firm Invesque Inc. (TSX: IVQ.U) continues its diversification plan after a 2016 separation from skilled nursing operator Mainstreet, its CEO insists that the future for the SNF space remains bright. In fact, Scott White’s Invesque — known as Mainstreet Health Investments until late 2017 — continues to own buildings developed by […]

Former Mainstreet Executive Takes Over Four Rapid Recovery Centers in Texas

The operations of four rehab-focused skilled nursing facilities developed by Mainstreet have been sold to a former company executive and his newly formed operating firm, Skilled Nursing News has learned. Led by Mark Fritz, who helped create the “Rapid Recovery Center” model for the Carmel, Ind.-based senior care developer, Bridgemoor now operates the quartet of […]

CareTrust’s $43.9M Deal in California; Invesque’s $70M Portfolio Sale in Georgia

CareTrust REIT (Nasdaq: CTRE) this week announced the $49.3 million acquisition of four skilled nursing facilities in California operated by Covenant Care, Inc. The 503-bed portfolio comes to the San Clemente, Calif.-based real estate investment trust (REIT) through a sale-leaseback arrangement, with initial annual cash lease payments of $4 million and a 15-year term. The […]

Invesque Sees Bright Skilled Nursing Future Even as it Diversifies $1.4B Portfolio

Since going public two years ago, Invesque Inc. (TSX: HLP.U) — the former Mainstreet Health Investments — had steadily moved to diversify away from the skilled nursing assets that had previously dominated its portfolio. But that doesn’t mean that CEO Scott White has a bearish outlook on institutional care going forward. “Definitively, there is a […]

$17.5M Mainstreet Facility Faces Foreclosure Before It Opens

An unopened transitional rehabilitation facility developed by Mainstreet is facing foreclosure after the company fell behind on monthly interest payments. Avana Capital, an Arizona-based commercial lender, last week moved to foreclose on the $17.5 million Healthcare Resort of Wichita in Kansas, according to a Wednesday report in the Wichita Eagle. The 94-bed facility had initially […]

Mainstreet Health Investments Makes $425M Acquisition, Announces Name Change

Mainstreet Health Investments (TSX: HLP.U) on Friday announced a $425 million acquisition of Care Investment Trust, LLC, giving the Toronto-based real estate investment firm 42 new senior housing and skilled nursing properties. Care Investment Trust had previously been a subsidiary of Tiptree, Inc. (Nasdaq: TIPT), which will become Mainstreet’s largest shareholder upon completion of the […]