National Health Investors, Inc.

National Health Investors, Inc. (NHI) is a real estate investment trust that specializes in the purchase and leaseback of health care real estate and in making of mortgage loans to health care operators.


National Health Investors, Inc. In The News

  • Seniors Housing Occupancy Slides Further, But Slower
    Well, it shouldn’t have surprised anyone, but occupancy levels for stabilized independent living and assisted living continued their drop in the month of May, according to NIC MAP. Across the country’s 31 largest metropolitan areas, assisted living properties first fell by 170 basis points from 87.8% in March... Read more
    Published on: June 18, 2020 By Ben Swett
  • National Health Investors: What Pandemic?
    It seems that National Health Investors is doing just fine during this pandemic, as are its operators, apparently. The Tennessee-based REIT reported that it has collected 99.7% of its contractual rent in April, 100% in May, and so far, 99.4% in June. That should make shareholders feel pretty good right... Read more
    Published on: June 17, 2020 By Steve Monroe
  • CCRCs Are Not Dead, and Happy New Year
    Two recent CCRC sales prove the point that this market can thrive. You know one of my favorite refrains by now. CCRCs are not dead. And two recent transactions prove my point. At the end of December, David Reis and his Senior Care Development, together with their equity... Read more
    Published on: January 08, 2020 By Steve Monroe
  • NHI Grows Its Colorado Portfolio
    National Health Investors has added another property to its growing portfolio. Paying $7.6 million, or $149,000 per unit (including $100,000 of closing costs), the REIT acquired a 51-unit assisted living community in Pueblo, Colorado. Built in 1997 with an addition in 2008, the community was 96% occupied at... Read more
    Published on: July 26, 2019 By Steve Monroe
  • NHI Expands Relationship with Senior Living Communities
    Senior Living Communities (SLC) secured financing from National Health Investors to purchase and renovate a 248-unit CCRC in Columbia, South Carolina, bringing the REIT’s relationship with SLC to 11 properties with either a long-term lease or a mortgage loan. The $35 million, or $141,100 per unit, purchase price... Read more
    Published on: June 28, 2019 By Steve Monroe

Eric Mendelsohn

1510emendelsohnPresident & CEO, National Health Investors

Eric Mendelsohn is President & CEO of NHI, a diversified REIT based in greater Nashville that specializes in sale-leaseback, joint-venture, mortgage and mezzanine financing of need-driven and discretionary senior housing and medical investments. Eric Mendelsohn has more than 20 years of healthcare real estate and financing experience. Previously, Eric was with Emeritus Senior Living for 9 years, most recently as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Development where he was responsible for the financing and acquisition of assisted living properties, home health care companies and executing corporate finance strategies. Prior to Emeritus, Eric was with the University of Washington as a Transaction Officer where he worked on the development, acquisition and financing of research, clinic and medical properties. Prior to that, Eric was a practicing transaction attorney, representing lenders and landlords. Eric has a BS from American University in International Relations, a Law Degree from Pepperdine University, and a Masters (LLM) in Banking and Finance from Boston University. Eric is a member of the Florida and Washington State Bar Associations.