Ahead of NHC Lease Negotiations, Activist Shareholder Calls for NHI Board Shakeup

An activist investor of National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) has called for changes to the real estate investment trust’s (REIT’s) board of directors , ahead of lease negotiations with one of the REIT’s largest tenants, National HealthCare Corporation (NHC). Land & Buildings Investment Management issued a letter to shareholders on Thursday, urging a shakeup in […]

NHI Execs: Deal Volume in Nursing Home Sector Hopeful Sign, REIT Poised for Capital Deployment

National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI), much like other real estate investment trusts (REITs), is looking at deals across the continuum of skilled nursing and senior housing and looking into different ways to invest, including through joint ventures, executives said. “We’re hopeful that we’re seeing the tip of the iceberg,” said NHI Chief Investment Officer […]

Bright Spots and Overhangs: NHI Execs Weigh in on Occupancy Gains, Cost of Capital, Nursing Home Staffing Mandate

Cost of capital, occupancy recovery across all assets and the minimum staffing proposal were top of mind for National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI) during its third quarter earnings call on Wednesday. NHI CEO Eric Mendelsohn said there was a bit of a fakeout in terms of occupancy recovery last December, with operators saying there […]

REIT Ownership of Nursing Homes Linked to Changes in Clinical Staffing Patterns 

Real estate investment trust (REIT) investment in nursing homes has been linked to an increase in some clinical staff hours per resident day – specifically a 2.15% and 1.55% percent bump in licensed practical nurse (LPNs) and certified nursing assistant (CNAs) hours, respectively. Registered nurse (RN) hours, on the other hand, decreased 6.25% in the […]

NHI CEO: SNF, ​​Seniors Housing Dispositions Paving the Way for Future Investments 

National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI) teased more investment activity before the end of the year, as sales of underperforming assets continue to buy the real estate investment trust (REIT) freedom to take advantage of a normalizing seller’s market. NHI CEO Eric Mendelsohn said the Murfreesboro, Tenn.-based REIT is targeting another $50 million to $60 […]

SNF Assets Prove Resilient as NHI Continues Portfolio Optimization

Leading skilled nursing partners including the Ensign Group (Nasdaq: ENSG) and National HealthCare Corporation (NHC) continue to drive “business resilience” for National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI). That’s according to NHI CIO Kevin Pascoe, who touched on the topic during a second-quarter earnings call Tuesday. “Business resilience is primarily attributable to NHC and Ensign. … […]

NHI Extolls Skilled Nursing Portfolio ‘Resilience’ Despite Looming PDPM Cut

Leaders with National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI) said the company’s skilled nursing assets continue to be resilient in the face of financial challenges, including the proposed 4.6% cut to the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM). While executives with the real estate investment trust (REIT) hope the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) final rule is […]

NHI CEO: SNF Assets Provide Stability Amid Restructuring Efforts

Skilled nursing assets have performed well for National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI), providing stability while the real estate investment trust (REIT) works to switch out underperforming seniors housing assets, according to leadership. SNFs and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) currently account for nearly two-thirds of the REIT’s cash revenue, CEO Eric Mendelsohn said during Wednesday’s […]

NHI CEO: Skilled Nursing Outperforms Assisted, Independent Sectors

National Health Investors’ (NYSE: NHI) skilled nursing assets are outperforming assisted and independent living properties at this stage of the pandemic. Memory care is also on the company’s list of underperforming assets. These three types of properties experienced more significant occupancy and margin pressure, driven by staffing shortages and in turn increased hourly rates and […]

Skilled Nursing to Bounce Back Faster than Senior Living, But REITs Have ‘Lost Their Patience’ with Genesis

BMO Capital Markets this week downgraded its outlook for several publicly traded landlords of senior housing and skilled nursing facilities, but post-acute care emerged as a rare bright spot in the analysis — with the prediction that the sector will recover faster than its senior living counterparts. The financial services provider issued downgrades to Welltower […]

How Avenue Development Built Two High-End Skilled Nursing Facilities — From Research to a $38M Deal

When LTC Properties (NYSE: LTC) announced a $38 million deal to buy a pair of high-end transitional rehab facilities in Missouri, it marked the end of a multi-year planning process that saw a skilled nursing developer try to plug holes in the area’s health care system. The transaction covered a completed skilled nursing facility in […]

NHI ‘Excited’ for Skilled Nursing Amid Senior Housing Hiccups

In an interesting role reversal, executives at National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) expressed optimism about skilled nursing investments while handling pointed questions about some distress on the senior housing side of its business. CEO Eric Mendelsohn trumpeted his real estate investment trust’s (REIT) new partnerships with skilled nursing operators Ignite Medical Resorts and Wingate on […]

NHI Sees Rehab-Heavy Skilled Nursing Development as ‘Home Run’

National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) has made multiple pushes into skilled nursing as the calendar shifted from 2018 to 2019, with a specific eye toward higher-end rehab — and new construction. Before announcing its $50.3 million pickup of a Massachusetts senior housing complex with 164 skilled nursing beds this week, the real estate investment trust […]

Greystone Lands $78.5M for New York Skilled Nursing Property; Eduro Enters Idaho

Greystone & Co. on Wednesday announced the origination of $78.5 million in financing for a 585-bed skilled nursing facility in the New York City suburb of Woodbury, N.Y. The firm originated the loan for the Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) health care lending […]

ProMedica-ManorCare Deal May Affirm Skilled Nursing’s Future in Senior Living

The splashiest skilled nursing deal of the year portends better things to come for the industry as a whole, according to the leader of one prominent senior living real estate investment trust (REIT). National Healthcare Investors (NYSE: NHI) CEO Eric Mendelsohn touted the recent $1.95 billion acquisition agreement between Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) and Quality Care Properties (NYSE: QCP) […]