Certainly having seen better days, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility in Bastrop, Texas with occupancy just below 50% sold for $3.5 million, or $40,700 per operating bed. Originally built in 1987, the facility is licensed for 120 beds, but operated at just 86 beds at the time of the sale, with EBITDA around breakeven.
A publicly traded REIT was the previous owner, with a Texas-based group looking to lessen its exposure to the central Texas market as the outgoing operator. The new owner is a self-advised real estate company with a focus on seniors housing, and will look to add value in the asset. Matthew Alley of Senior Living Investment Brokerage handled the transaction.