• 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 »
Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America Expands Into Colorado

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America Expands Into Colorado

Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America has broken ground on their newest CCRC, Aberdeen Ridge, thanks to the recent successful closing of their $140.02 million Series 2021 bonds issued through the Colorado Health Facilities Authority and underwritten by Ziegler. This is PMMA’s first venture into Colorado. The faith-based, not-for-profit corporation is headquartered in Wichita, Kansas and operates 15 senior living communities and two hospices across Kansas and Missouri, serving over 2,400 residents. In 2018, PMMA acquired a Texas not-for-profit corporation, which owned an undeveloped 15.25-acre site within 1.5 miles of Garden of the Gods National Park, and which already had the permits and... Read More »
Active Adult Community Set to Break Ground in Texas

Active Adult Community Set to Break Ground in Texas

Edison Equity Management Corporation, a Texas-based developer and acquirer of active adult communities, has purchased land for a 182-unit development in the Houston MSA. The project is set within a master-planned community called Cypress Creek Lakes, and will sit on an eight-acre plot of land.  Named 55 Resort at Cypress Creek Lakes, the community will feature a gym, fitness studio, library, resort-style pool and hot tub, and a restaurant with a coffee and wine bar. 55 Resort will also provide a program director for various activities in and around the community. Unit prices range from approximately $1,900 to $2,500 per month. Edison Equity Management currently has four listed active... Read More »
Tri Pointe Homes Launches Active Adult Brand

Tri Pointe Homes Launches Active Adult Brand

Home builder giant Tri Pointe Homes has announced the launch of Altis, a new brand that will focus on the company’s active adult properties across the United States. Altis already has three communities open in California – Altis Beaumont in Inland Empire, Altis at Terramor in Temescal Valley and Altis at Skyline in Santa Clarita.    Opened in 2018, Altis Beaumont was the first property in the brand’s product line. It features modern single-level homes and resort-style amenities, including a pool, outdoor lounge, barbecue area, pickleball courts, a trail system and full-time lifestyle director. Beaumont has already sold 300 homes, and plans to complete 704 homes by the completion of the... Read More »
Luxury Development By JV Underway in Florida

Luxury Development By JV Underway in Florida

A joint venture between Ryan Companies and Grand Living Management is set to begin the development of a luxury 206-unit senior living community in Naples, Florida. The developers acquired the 7.9-acre parcel of land for the project for $5.2 million according to Collier County Data. The JV also received a five-year, $48.7 million construction loan from Trustmark National Bank to support the development. Named Grand Living at Naples, the community will consist of 166 independent and assisted living units and 40 memory care units across 241,071 square feet and four stories. Amenities will include various dining spots, a library, club room, wellness center with a fitness area, a spa and a... Read More »
CCRC Development Set to Break Ground in North Carolina

CCRC Development Set to Break Ground in North Carolina

A large, not-for-profit CCRC that is home to 300 residents in Wilmington, North Carolina is set to break ground on an expansion project to the tune of nearly $57 million. Opened in 1988 on property donated by retired railroad executive Champion “Champ” McDowell Davis, Plantation Village sits on 58 acres. It is managed by Iowa-based Life Care Services, which will help oversee the expansion. The project will include 44 new homes in four new buildings, with two-bed/two-bath and two-bed/2.5-bath options starting at 1,515 square feet that include under-building garage parking. There will also be new indoor and outdoor dining venues and services. CJMW Architecture and Frank L Blum Construction,... Read More »
Luxury Development Underway in Memphis

Luxury Development Underway in Memphis

Seniors housing developer SageStone Partners and The Arbor Company have teamed up to develop Opus East Memphis, a 237-unit luxury community set to open its doors in early 2023 in Memphis, Tennessee. Opus will feature 47 independent living cottages, 107 IL apartments, 63 assisted living units and 20 memory care units, with a host of resort-style amenities and services. Opus will also offer a fitness center, restaurant-style dining and on-site therapy and rehabilitation. The information center will open in January 2022, giving prospective residents a first look at the development. Since 2014, SageStone has completed nine senior housing projects totaling more than 1,500 units. Read More »