• National Health Investors Issues Another Update

    National Health Investors is continuing its steady census progress, but the rent deferrals for Bickford Senior Living just will not end. The silver lining is that the deferral amounts are decreasing, from $3 million in both March and April of this year and $2 million in June. Now, the two parties have agreed to $1.5 million in rent deferrals per... Read More »
  • Another Family Owner/Operator Exits the Industry

    As Covid-19 has led to overall decreases in senior housing occupancy levels, Sherer Management joined several of its peers by closing down its multigenerational family business with the sale of its last two CCRCs in Iowa.  These properties include a total of 188 beds at Rose Vista in Woodbine and Longview Home in Missouri Valley.... Read More »
  • HJ Sims Refinances Michigan Provider

    It took a couple of tries, but HJ Sims arranged $41.9 million in financing for Sunset Retirement Communities, a multi-campus, not-for-profit senior living provider in Michigan. The company has grown its holdings over the past decade, starting development on its Jenison campus in 2009 and completing it in 2015. Then, after completing a market... Read More »
  • Drinking the Kool-Aid in Washington (State), Again

    The people of the state of Washington are getting closer to having to make a decision about a new payroll tax to fund a “long-term” care benefit, that is anything but long term. The 58-cent tax withholding for every $100 of salary and bonus may not seem like much, but the benefit is not much either.  This reminds us (sort of) of the Class... Read More »
  • Evans Senior Investments Sells Dayton Senior Care Facility

    A newly renovated senior care facility in Dayton, Ohio that was struggling with census issues sold to a Midwest-based owner/operator with the help of the team at Evans Senior Investments. Featuring 60 skilled nursing beds and 30 assisted living units, the facility was previously owned by an independent owner/operator looking to exit the long-term... Read More »
Lument Arranges Construction Financing From USDA

Lument Arranges Construction Financing From USDA

Lument closed a USDA CF loan to fund the construction of a 91-unit senior care campus in DeWitt, Iowa. Two Iowa-based companies, WesleyLife and Genesis Health System, teamed up to break ground on the project at the end of 2020. Featuring 91 total units, including a 70-unit skilled nursing facility (of which 16 units will be for dementia care) and 21 units of assisted living, the community is replacing the 50-year-old SNF on campus that was attached to a hospital. It will operate under the Wellspire brand, which was formed in 2019 as a partnership between WesleyLife and Genesis.  To fund the project, Lument’s Quintin Harris and Adam Walker secured a $21.8 million loan through the... Read More »
Ziegler Helps Finance Pennsylvania CCRC’s Expansion

Ziegler Helps Finance Pennsylvania CCRC’s Expansion

Ziegler closed nearly $40 million in financing for a not-for-profit CCRC client in Palmyra, Pennsylvania, securing both institutional investor and bank support for the transaction. After originally opening the community in 1979, Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, dba Londonderry Village, is planning on expanding on a portfolio of a 40-acre tract of farmland it already owned south of the campus. It currently features 374 independent living units, 38 personal care/assisted living units and 88 skilled nursing beds, but the project would add 35 new IL units in 11 cottages/townhouses and two 12-unit buildings. There would also be a sales office and clubhouse added to the site.  To fund the... Read More »
ORIX Corporation USA Makes Preferred Equity Investment

ORIX Corporation USA Makes Preferred Equity Investment

A joint venture is developing a seniors housing community in Texas thanks to a preferred equity investment completed by ORIX Corporation USA’s Municipal and Infrastructure Finance business, led by Rob Wetzler. The actual investment amount was not disclosed, but it will help fund the construction and start-up costs of a 103-unit seniors housing community in Aledo (Fort Worth area).   Civitas Senior Living, a developer, owner and operator of over 40 communities across the southern United States, and Journey Capital, a Dallas-based asset manager focused on seniors housing development and acquisitions, are responsible for the project. This will be Journey’s seventh... Read More »
Northland Networks Funds Louisville-Area Construction Project

Northland Networks Funds Louisville-Area Construction Project

Northland Networks announced that it provided construction debt for a seniors housing project in an Indiana suburb of Louisville, Kentucky. We learned a couple of weeks ago of Monarch Advisors’ involvement in the deal, with Alec Blanc sourcing the loan. Denton Floyd Real Estate Group is responsible for developing the community, which is one of several senior living projects it has planned in the Louisville area. This community will feature 115 assisted living and 16 memory care units, all private pay. Rents are expected to range from $3,970 per month for one-bedroom units, $5,000 per month for two-bedroom units, and $5,138 per month for memory care.   Vitality Senior Services, an... Read More »
Lument Arranges Construction Financing From USDA

Monarch Advisors Finances Indiana Senior Living Development

Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors, the capital advisory affiliate of Senior Living Investment Brokerage, has closed construction financing for the development of a 130-unit senior living community in Jeffersonville, Indiana (Louisville MSA). Denton Floyd Real Estate Group broke ground on the project in December and has brought on Vitality Senior Services to manage it upon completion. They will provide a mix of independent living, assisted living and memory care services for only private-pay residents. Rents are expected to range from $3,970 per month for one-bedroom units, $5,000 per month for two-bedroom units, and $5,138 per month for memory... Read More »
KeyBank Arranges Development Financing For Pennsylvania Property

KeyBank Arranges Development Financing For Pennsylvania Property

A new affordable senior apartment community in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania is going ahead thanks to a couple of financing options arranged and provided by KeyBank Community Development Lending. MVAH Partners, LLC, the project’s developer, will both convert a vacant former elementary school and add to the building at an estimated cost of $14.8 million. By the spring of 2022, there will be 42 units of low-income seniors housing and eight market-rate units.  Blueprints, a not-for-profit organization focused on services for low-income seniors, is partnering with MVAH on the project. To fund it, KeyBank provided an $11 million construction loan and arranged $12 million of 9% LIHTC... Read More »