Articles written by Steve Monroe:

Blueprint Sells Boutique Memory Care Community In Orange County

A boutique 12-unit memory care community in Orange County, California sold to a local owner/operator in a transaction facilitated by Jacob Gehl, Ben Firestone and Scott Frazier of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors. Its owners, a joint venture between a REIT and a national operator decided to sell as a part of a larger portfolio […]

Another Civitas Development in the Lone Star State

Civitas Senior Living may have already expanded outside its home state of Texas, with three existing communities and four more on the way in Florida, Kentucky, Colorado and Arizona, but the Fort Worth-based company is coming home for its latest development. The 188-unit community, located in the Red Oak suburb of Dallas, will feature independent […]

Chicago Assisted Living Community In Lease-Up Sells To Joint Venture

A newly-opened and quickly-stabilizing assisted living community in the affluent Chicago suburb of Prospect Heights, Illinois sold with the help of Richard Swartz, Jay Wagner and Timothy Hosmer of Cushman & Wakefield. Developed in May 2017 by a joint venture between Oz Real Estate, Grandbrier Senior Living and Pathway to Living (the operator), the community […]

Regions Bank Finances Ohio Assisted Living Acquisition

The Regions Bank Healthcare Real Estate Group arranged a $17.57 million five-year term loan on behalf of a joint venture to acquire a 100-unit assisted living/memory care community in northeast Ohio. Developed three years ago by a local family, the community was improving operationally but was still considered a value-add opportunity for the buyer, a […]

Contemporary Healthcare Capital’s Latest Mezz Closings

Contemporary Healthcare Capital (CHC) closed two more mezzanine financings, working with bank partners to round out the capital stacks in the two transactions. CHC first returned to Wenatchee, Washington, where it had originally closed a $6.8 million construction loan and a $1.35 million mezzanine loan in December 2014 to fund Regency Pacific Management’s development of […]