June 2, 2023 -Texas Based Senior Living Operator and Developer, Ridgeline Management Company, continues to expand its footprint across the nation as they welcome two more 66 bed secured memory care communities to its portfolio effective June 1st. The experienced operators solidified a 15-year master lease with CareTrust REIT, Inc. (NYSE:CTRE): Preserve at Beavercreek, now The Ridge at Beavercreek, 2580 Hibiscus Way, Beavercreek, OH 45431 and Robinwood Landing, now The Ridge at Lansing, 1634 Lake Lansing RD, Lansing MI 48912.
Ridgeline took over operations at the facilities from the outgoing operator on June 1, 2023. “The experience of Ridgeline’s principals in operating communities similar to these, together with their passion for providing meaningful, impactful care to seniors made them an ideal fit to operate these facilities,” remarked James Callister, CareTrust’s Chief Investment Officer.
Commenting on the relationship with CareTrust, Ridgeline’s CEO John Safrans stated, “Our relationship with CareTrust’s executive team is unique in its strength and in its mutual trust. We are confident that these facilities will be the foundation of a long-term, successful relationship moving forward.” Eric Gillis, CareTrust’s SVP Investments also stated that, “We are delighted to enter into a new relationship with the talent and experience of Ridgeline and we look forward to identifying future opportunities for growth with them.”
The most recent acquisition brings their total operating communities to 22 assets across TX, UT, CA, OR, WA, AZ, CO, WI, IN, NJ, MI, and OH, for a total unit count of 1,495 (504 MC, 724 AL, 209 IL). With several projects in the pipeline, the company projects to exceed a unit count of 2,000 by the end of Q3.
“We are excited and proud of the growth 2023 has already brought our company,” says CEO and Stakeholder, John Safrans. “The Ridge at Beavercreek and The Ridge at Lansing expands upon our nationwide footprint with several more states and projects in the que.”
Mr. Safrans continues to add to the company’s aggressive growth strategy for Ridgeline in 2023, a vision he shared with founder, Dr. Chuck McGlade in 2022. Another strength as a management company is that Mr. Safrans has hired on executive and regional leadership who have worked themselves in a community and advanced their careers in the senior living industry bringing a wealth of knowledge, hands on experience, and understanding of the intricacies to operating a successful community.
Ridgeline Management continues to actively seek other new partnership opportunities in community ownership, management, development, and construction.
Ridgeline prides itself on creating extraordinary value for the residents, families, and team members of the communities. Our Mission is to create environments where moments of Joy, Independence, and Wellness are the focus of each day. For more information, visit: www.ridgelinemc.com
Nicole D. Carbone, Chief Marketing Officer Ridgeline Management Company
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