The flurry of large acquisitions by U.S. REITs in the United Kingdom continued through 2013, most recently with the Griffin-American Health Care REIT II purchase of a 44-property portfolio for $472.2 million. There are signs that, going into 2014, there may not be any more deals to make "across the pond" for some time—there are just not many quality portfolios left.
There is strong demand for seniors housing throughout the United Kingdom. In fact,
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