John O'Connor

John O'Connor

Editorial Director

John O'Connor has been with McKnight's for more than two decades. He oversees the editorial team and the content they produce. A University of Illinois graduate, John lives in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by John O'Connor

New healthcare REIT wasting little time

A newly formed real estate investment trust out of Nashville has already raised nearly $164 million and made five acquisitions, according to the self-managed and self-administered firm.

Capital One Bank closes $22 million deal

Capital One Specialty Healthcare Real Estate has provided a $22 million HUD 232/223(f) loan to refinance a 304-bed skilled nursing facility in Illinois.

Brookdale and HCP make it official

Brookdale Senior Living and real estate investment trust HCP have finalized a $1.2 billion joint venture, the firms announced.

Ziegler closes $12 million financing

Specialty investment bank Ziegler successfully closed a $12 million financing deal for The United Methodist Retirement Homes.

Keytruda approved for melanoma

The Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval to Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for treatment of patients with advanced or unresectable melanoma who are no longer responding to other drugs.

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