Articles written by Steve Monroe:

Ziegler Finances SNF Expansion for Large Florida CCRC

A massive senior living community in Fort Myers, Florida, has plans to replace its skilled nursing facility, and just received bond financing to do it. Ziegler arranged the placement of the $81.16 million in bonds for the Obligated Group, which consists of two Florida not-for-profit organizations: The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc. (d/b/a Shell […]

Brookdale Activists Strike Again

We disclosed last week that activist investor Land & Buildings (L&B) had nominated Jay Flaherty, former CEO of HCP, Inc., and Jonathan Litt (founder of L&B) for board election at the 2019 annual meeting of Brookdale Senior Living. L&B has just sent an open letter to Brookdale shareholders providing more rationale for the election of […]

Another Lender Enters Senior Living Development Space

Senior living development is certainly not starved for capital, as another lender has entered the senior living development space. Commercial Real Estate Finance is currently involved in the retail, multifamily, single-family and hospitality markets, but it recently added a senior living division. Its services were retained by WRC Development Partners LLC to procure a $26 […]

HHC Finance Sizzles This Summer

Housing & Healthcare Finance (HHC Finance) has had a busy summer, closing three HUD refinances totaling $56 million, so far. All three loans were arranged for skilled nursing clients and featured interest rates substantially below 4%. Based on the rumblings (public or otherwise) from the Federal Reserve, it appears borrowers will have at least a couple more years […]

Missouri Operator Goes for Scale in SLIB Sale

A large Missouri-based skilled nursing operator just increased its scale in the region with the purchase of a 136-bed skilled nursing/assisted living facility in Pacific, Missouri. Jeff Binder and Patrick Byrne of Senior Living Investment Brokerage facilitated the transaction, generating eight offers for the facility. Originally built in 1986, the SNF portion features 120 beds […]

Amenity-Rich Independent Living Opening in Virginia

A brand-new independent living community is set to open this month in the Richmond, Virginia market to the tune of $31.6 million, or $213,500 per unit, to build. Featuring 10 different floor plans and one- or two-bedroom unit options, the Henrico community is located adjacent to a gated active adult community, where its resident will […]