Health Care REIT, Inc.
Health Care REIT, Inc. is a real estate investment trust that has been at the forefront of senior housing and health care real estate. It invests across the full spectrum of senior housing and health care real estate, including senior housing communities, skilled nursing facilities, medical office buildings, inpatient and outpatient medical centers and life science facilities. The company operates through three segments: Seniors Housing Triple-Net, Seniors Housing Operating and Medical Facilities. The Seniors Housing Triple-Net segment includes skilled nursing/post-acute facilities, assisted living facilities, independent living/continuing care retirement communities and combinations thereof. Under this segment the company invests in seniors housing and health care real estate through acquisition and financing of primarily single tenant properties. The Seniors Housing Operating segment includes assisted living facilities and independent living/continuing care retirement communities. It invests in seniors housing operating real estate primarily through acquisitions. The Medical Facilities segment includes medical office buildings, hospitals and life science buildings, which are typically structured similar to senior housing, care investments and leased to multiple tenants. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Toledo, OH.