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Multifamily Borrowing Surges 10% In Q2

August 22, 2019, Kelsey Ramirez, HousingWire - Mortgage originations in commercial and multifamily surged 10% annually in the second quarter, according to the Mortgage Banker Association’s Quarterly Survey of Commercial/Multifamily…

SNFs Need To Stop Thinking Of Themselves As Targets For Cuts — And Get Creative

August 22, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - In a health care world of payment evolution and alternative reimbursement models, skilled nursing facilities have been feeling the pinch.  There’s pressure…

I-SNP Exec: Skilled Nursing Operators Must Approach Insurers To Succeed — But Few Do

August 20, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Skilled nursing operators across the country frequently bemoan the shorter lengths of stay and lower daily payment rates for Medicare Advantage residents, but the leader of one plan says it’s also up to providers to present novel ideas…

Genesis Targets Increased Real Estate Ownership As CEO Touts Strength Of Its ACO

August 8, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - Genesis HealthCare (NYSE: GEN) reported improvement in its 2019 second-quarter financial results, and CEO George Hager is optimistic about the second half of the year — in part because of the skilled nursing operator’s participation in…

Sabra Eyes Repurposing Skilled Nursing Facilities As Part Of Addiction, Behavioral Expansion

August 8, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) on Thursday announced its impending entrance into the growing addiction treatment and behavioral health marketplace, with a specific eye toward potentially repurposing skilled nursing facilities for…

Omega To Buy 58 Skilled Nursing Facilities In $735 Million Deal

August 6, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI) on Tuesday announced plans to pick up 58 skilled nursing facilities in a 60-building deal valued at $735 million.  The Hunt Valley,…

With Reno Home Prices Climbing, Investors Bullish On Multifamily Projects

Juy 25, 2019, Rob Sabo, Northern Nevada Business - Lewis Apartment Communities remains bullish on multifamily development in South Reno, just as institutional investors remain bullish on multifamily investment properties throughout…

$10M Deal In Progress for NY State Nursing Home

July 25, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - Two groups of buyers are involved in the transition of a skilled nursing facility located in Warsaw, N.Y., Buffalo Business…

New Jewish Home’s New CFO Brings SNF Finance, Operational Experience

July 25, 2019, Alex Spanko, Skilled Nursing News - Within each skilled nursing facility, leaders must balance the goal of providing excellent care with the financial constraints of the business, from low Medicaid rates to shifting discharge patterns.  By hiring Mark Weiss as its new chief…

Number Of I-SNP Plans Goes Up Almost 30% Year-Over-Year

July 22, 2019, Maggie Flynn, Skilled Nursing News - The number of skilled nursing providers interested in becoming insurers has grown for the past several months.  Now hard numbers show just how great that interest is.  Special needs plans are a category within Medicare Advantage (MA) that…