Ziegler Closes Financing for Texas Owner/Operator

Ziegler Closes Financing for Texas Owner/Operator

Ziegler has closed $116.1 million of Series 2021 bonds for Methodist Retirement Communities (MRC), a not-for-profit based in Texas which currently owns and operates 13 seniors housing communities throughout the state. Once the bonds are closed, two communities will join four MRC-affiliated communities currently comprising the MRC Obligated Group. Proceeds of the bonds, which are being privately placed with Truist Bank and Hancock Whitney Bank, will be used to refinance the existing indebtedness of the two communities.  Ziegler implemented a “Cinderella” refunding structure where Series 2021 taxable bank bonds (which convert to tax-exempt bonds at the first call date) advance refunded the... Read More »
Meridian Capital Group Announces Latest Activity

Meridian Capital Group Announces Latest Activity

Another month, another slew of closings from Meridian Capital Group. The Senior Housing and Healthcare team including Ari Adlerstein, Ari Dobkin, Josh Simpson, Matt Lesnik, Jesse Rauch, Rafi Sod, Yuval Hananya, David Gottlieb, Jacob Scott and Brett Hebert negotiated the transactions, which included several refinances, acquisition loans and two property sales.  The targets in the sales included a 103-unit assisted living/memory care community in Missouri that sold for $10.2 million, or $99,000 per unit, and a 90-unit AL/MC community in Utah that sold for $6.5 million, or $72,200 per unit. Meridian’s Avi Begun arranged acquisition financing for both properties, with an $8.3 million loan from... Read More »
M&T Realty Capital Arranges Refinancing in Oregon

M&T Realty Capital Arranges Refinancing in Oregon

M&T Realty Capital’s Steven Muth led the refinancing of a 98-unit memory care community in Portland, Oregon. The $20 million HUD loan was non-recourse and featured a 35-year fully amortizing term with a fixed interest rate below 2.4%. The debt came in at around an 80% loan-to-value, putting the value of the property at $255,100 per unit. This loan refinanced M&T Realty’s existing bridge loan on the property, which was secured at the beginning of March for a local owner/operator to acquire the community from a California-based national operator. Cushman & Wakefield handled that off-market sale. Read More »
Ziegler Closes Financing for Philadelphia Operator

Ziegler Closes Financing for Philadelphia Operator

Ziegler arranged $39.4 million in bond financing for Simpson, a nonprofit operator based in Bala Cynwyd, a suburb of Philadelphia. Formerly known as Methodist Episcopal Home for the Aged, the borrower operates three CCRCs in the region: Simpson House in Philadelphia, Simpson Meadows in Downington and Jenner’s Pond in West Grove. In total, the portfolio includes 482 independent living, 56 personal care, 118 assisted living and 178 skilled nursing units. As a result of this financing, Simpson’s entire capital structure now comprises all public, fixed-rate bonds. Proceeds from this deal will refinance existing bonds from 2015 and fund capital expenditures, among other uses.  Read More »
Greystone Arranges Financing for Atlanta Community

Greystone Arranges Financing for Atlanta Community

Greystone arranged financing for a 193-unit seniors housing complex in Atlanta owned by Harbert Seniors Housing Fund I LP. Matt Miller of Greystone’s Senior Housing Capital Markets Team handled the transaction, which did not disclose loan amounts. However, a large regional bank provided the funds, which include a three-year term. The property, managed by an experienced regional operator, includes independent living, assisted living and memory care units across two construction phases, the second of which was completed in late 2020.  Read More »
JLL Arranges Two Refinances Through Debt Funds

JLL Arranges Two Refinances Through Debt Funds

The team at JLL Capital Markets refinanced a couple of seniors housing properties in the Southeast, working with a debt fund in both transactions. The first, and largest, deal saw a five-year $57.5 million loan arranged for Windsor at Celebration, a 239-unit, luxury seniors housing community near Orlando in Celebration, Florida. Built in 2018 by a partnership between Square Mile Capital Management and Big Rock Partners, the community features 133 independent living, 73 assisted living and 33 memory care units in a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom suites averaging 853 square feet. JLL’s Senior Director Joel Mendes, Senior Managing Director... Read More »