Articles written by Ben Swett:

Christian Living Communities Adds to Colorado Portfolio

Christian Living Communities, a Denver-based not-for-profit owner/operator of senior living communities across the country, added a 26th property to its portfolio. Located in Grand Junction, Colorado (just east of the Utah border), the community features 40 assisted living and 26 memory care units. Assisted living rents range from $4,450 a month for a studio to […]

Burke Wraps Up Tennessee Transaction

Patrick Burke of Senior Living Investment Brokerage sold a portfolio of three assisted living communities located throughout Middle Tennessee. A group of local investors originally built these properties in the early 2000s to address a need for senior care in smaller, rural markets. As such, there is limited competition at a couple of the locations, […]

Cushman & Wakefield Refinances Southwest Florida CCRC

Cushman & Wakefield Senior Housing Capital Markets, in collaboration with Bridge Structured Finance, successfully refinanced a large CCRC in Venice, Florida (near Sarasota) on behalf of its owners, joint venture partners Bridge Investment Group and Freedom Management. Over four years ago, C&W originally arranged a $52 million secured term loan and a revolving line of […]

Lancaster Pollard Refinances Mission Senior Living Community

Orix Real Estate Capital may be making some big moves of late, highlighted by its acquisition of Hunt Real Estate Capital, but it hasn’t stopped them from getting back to business closing transactions. Rob McAdams of Orix affiliate Lancaster Pollard Mortgage Company recently helped Mission Senior Living refinance one of its newest senior living communities. […]

Evans Senior Investments Launches Senior Living Marketing Venture

If the seniors housing industry is ever going to emerge from its current census slump, then rigorous and modern marketing efforts seem like a great way to start. However, many small regional operators and mom & pops have barely left the 20th century in their marketing strategies, and their websites show it. The truth is […]

From One REIT to Another

A senior living community in the Dallas, Texas area that has recently fallen on some bad times just changed owners from one publicly traded REIT to another. Built in 1999 with 90 units of independent living, assisted living and memory care, the community was previously operated by Atria Senior Living. It had historically operated at […]