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Quality Care Properties Seeking Receiver for HCR ManorCare

Quality Care Properties is taking its issues with HCR ManorCare (the lack of full rent payments) one step further. Late yesterday QCP announced  that it is initiating a legal process to appoint an independent receiver to oversee the operation of the skilled nursing and assisted living properties that it owns which are leased to HCRMC. […]

California-Based Summit Healthcare REIT Heads Northeast

Summit Healthcare REIT just expanded its holdings in the Northeast, adding nine skilled nursing facilities with 1,285 licensed beds. Along with joint venture partner Fantasia Investment III LLC, a U.S.-based affiliate of Fantasia Holdings Group Co., Ltd., Summit acquired an interest in these facilities out of receivership.

One Memory Care Community’s Evolution In Rye, New Hampshire

A 40-unit (56-bed) memory care community on the coast of New Hampshire that recently went through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring just sold to Port Development, a private investor group, for $11 million, or $275,000 per unit. Sanctuary Care had developed the Rye community in 2013 for approximately $13 million, or $325,000 per unit. But, […]

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Trilogy Health Services and Lancaster Pollard Meet Again

Chris Blanda of Lancaster Pollard continued his work with Trilogy Health Services, recently refinancing a portfolio of 10 health campuses in Indiana with a $158.4 million HUD loan. Typical of many Trilogy-developed properties, this portfolio includes a mix of skilled nursing, rehab, assisted living, memory care and independent living units. The refinance comes with a […]

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Two Seniors Housing Developments Find Financing With HJ Sims

HJ Sims helped land financing for a couple of luxury senior living developments across the country this month, with two bond placements totaling over $45 million. The larger project, located in Palm Coast, Florida, is being developed by affiliates of the Tuscan Garden Group to include 86 assisted living and 44 memory care units (166 […]

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Sabra and Care Capital Properties Merger Is Passed

After some dissidents tried to torpedo the deal, shareholders decided bigger was better. Well, the vote is in, and it looks like the merger of Sabra Health Care REIT and Care Capital Properties will go through as planned. It wasn’t easy, and Sabra’s CEO Rick Matros had to deal with two dissident shareholders who controlled […]

LTC Properties Deals With A Problem

By now, most everyone has heard of the problems LTC Properties has had with one of its tenants, Anthem Memory Care. The REIT has a master lease covering 11 Anthem memory care properties located in California, Illinois, Colorado and Kansas. Stand-alone memory care communities, at least those developed recently, have come under some fire as […]

Two More Sales From Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors

Plugging along this summer with a healthy number of transactions closed so far has been the team at Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors. After announcing five deals since the start of June, the firm closed two more this August in the Midwest. First, to Ohio, where the team of Connor Doherty and Brian Payant represented […]