• Blueprint Advises Sale of Two Class-A Communities

    Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors recently closed on a portfolio of two Class-A seniors housing communities in Georgia and Florida, owned and developed by Atlanta-based Aspire Development Partners and managed by The Arbor Company. Located in Canton, Georgia, The Arbor at BridgeMill consists of 206 units and opened in 2018. The Lakeside at... Read More »
  • Berkadia Refinances Five SNFs Across the Country

    Berkadia Seniors Housing & Healthcare recently announced $47 million in financing for five skilled nursing facilities across the country. Managing Director Jay Healy secured the financing on behalf of the borrowers. First, we have the HUD refinancing of a 40-bed/unit, Medicare-only SNF in Sacramento, California. The $14.45 million, 48% LTV... Read More »
  • Live Oak Bank Provides Bridge Loans To Stabilizing Properties

    Live Oak Bank ended 2021 by closing three loans for senior care clients totaling over $50 million. First, Mississippi-based Claiborne Senior Living received a $33.5 million loan to facilitate a partner buyout for a Class-A, 213-unit independent living, assisted living, and memory care community built in 2017 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Claiborne... Read More »
  • Welltower Updates Census Progress

    Welltower has the largest owned portfolio of seniors housing communities among the healthcare REITs (SHOP) and census has been steadily rising since the bottom early last year. But the rate of growth, like many others, has been slowing. Average U.S. occupancy growth was 30 basis points in October, 50 basis points in November and zero in December.... Read More »
  • Ventas Provides Census Update

    Ventas has the second largest SHOP portfolio among the healthcare REITs, so it is always a decent barometer for what is actually happening in the seniors housing market. The REIT’s portfolio has performed exceptionally well since the bottom of the market in mid-March 2021, as have most of the providers across the country. The easing of... Read More »
Blueprint Advises Sale of Two Class-A Communities

Blueprint Advises Sale of Two Class-A Communities

Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors recently closed on a portfolio of two Class-A seniors housing communities in Georgia and Florida, owned and developed by Atlanta-based Aspire Development Partners and managed by The Arbor Company. Located in Canton, Georgia, The Arbor at BridgeMill consists of 206 units and opened in 2018. The Lakeside at Amelia Island in Fernandina, Florida has 187 units and opened in two phases between 2018 and early 2019. The buyer and sales price were not disclosed. Aspire originally engaged Blueprint in the fall of 2020 to evaluate strategic options and, after a brief marketing process, decided to delay the offering as M&A markets improved. As many of us... Read More »
Two Stabilized MC Communities Find New Owner

Two Stabilized MC Communities Find New Owner

An owner/operator successfully recapitalized two newly constructed, Class-A standalone memory care communities located in the Oklahoma City and Dallas Fort-Worth MSAs. The 2016- and 2018-built communities total 76 units (36 and 40 respectively) and were developed and managed by an experienced operator, who will stay on to manage operations.  It is worth noting that both assets demonstrated consistent upward trending operational performance despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Occupancies exceed 95% and generated $5.9 million in total revenue, and $1.9 Million in EBITDAR representing an impressive 32.5% operating margin. No wonder the current operator is staying on. Blueprint Healthcare Real... Read More »
Two High-Quality SNFs Sell in Florida

Two High-Quality SNFs Sell in Florida

We don’t see too many transactions take just six weeks from engagement to closing, but the Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors team got it done for a Florida-based owner/operator seller. They were looking to divest two Florida skilled nursing facilities totaling 300 licensed beds and over 100,000 square feet, and after engaging Blueprint at the start of November gave them until the end of the year to close on an off-market sale.  These were high-quality facilities located near local medical centers in the towns of Palatka (Jacksonville MSA) and Ocoee (Orlando MSA). An undisclosed owner/operator bought the facilities for $51 million, or $170,000 per bed, showing just what buyers are... Read More »
Atlas Senior Living Grows Southeast Portfolio

Atlas Senior Living Grows Southeast Portfolio

Atlas Senior Living and Salta Capital have acquired two high-quality senior living communities from Traditions Senior Living: The Traditions of Athens in Georgia, and The Traditions of Spring Hill in Tennessee. Atlas formed Salta in 2021 to administer the financials and asset management side of their business. This purchase brings the total number of properties in their portfolio to 32, after purchasing two other communities in Florida and Mississippi last year. Atlas also bought three communities in Georgia and one in North Carolina in 2020. Built in 2016 for $11 million, or $130,900 per unit, The Traditions of Athens totals 75,824 square feet, comprising 12 independent living and 72... Read More »
Majestic Care Acquires Toledo Campus

Majestic Care Acquires Toledo Campus

Genacross Lutheran Services has sold its Toledo Campus to owner/operator Majestic Care, an affiliate of MDG Real Estate Global Ltd. The historic Toledo Campus, which opened in 1953 and has been expanded and renovated many times, needs significant capital improvements that Genacross has been unable to fund. So, the sale provides future financial flexibility and an improved financial position for Genacross while the campus can continue providing a continuum of senior care services. Cain Brothers brokered the deal. Headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, Genacross changed its name from Lutheran Homes Society in 2016. They are a not-for-profit corporation that has operated in northwest Ohio and... Read More »
The Knapp-Stahler Group Closes SNF in East Texas

The Knapp-Stahler Group Closes SNF in East Texas

Nick Stahler and Austin Diamond of The Knapp-Stahler Group at Marcus & Millichap recently closed a 140-bed skilled nursing facility for $14.25 million in East Texas. Sold by a Texas owner/operator and originally built in 2018, the facility is situated in the heart of the Texas Forest Country. Occupancy was around 65% and annualized October 2021 revenue was $7.3 million. A regional owner/operator was selected as the buyer for its well-established presence and track record in Texas.  Read More »