• Newmark Announces August Deal Activity

    Newmark announced its August activity, which totaled around $300 million of transaction volume. The largest deal was Spectrum Retirement’s sale of four seniors housing communities in the Columbus, Ohio MSA to an undisclosed institutional buyer. Opened in 2017 and early 2018, the portfolio totals 514 units of independent living, assisted living... Read More »
  • Several Companies Report August Occupancy Gains

    Several companies have released occupancy updates for the month of August, and there were some mixed results. However, for the most part, these top players reported large basis-point gains over several months, and even between July and August. This consistency among businesses bodes well for a return to normalcy in the skilled nursing and seniors... Read More »
  • Tryko Adds to Rhode Island SNF Portfolio

    Tryko Partners added to its Rhode Island skilled nursing portfolio with the acquisition of a 120-bed facility in North Kingstown. Named Scalabrini Villa, the one-story facility is set on a bucolic property facing Narragansett Bay. The Brown family (Brown University’s namesake) donated the site to Rhode Island Hospital, which... Read More »
  • Seattle Seniors Housing Community Wraps Up Construction

    Wesley Homes, Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) and Ryan Companies teamed up nearly three years ago to develop a large senior living community in Seattle, and has recently completed the project.  The 405,992-square foot senior living community, called Wesley at Tehaleh, exists within the master-planned community of Tehaleh by Newland... Read More »
  • MedCore Partners Divests Washington State Community

    After purchasing a portfolio of seven seniors housing properties from Ventas in July 2020, MedCore Partners is divesting one of the properties in Sedro-Woolley, Washington (about 75 miles north of Seattle). The 2020 acquisition comprised six other communities in Washington (Sequim, Olympia, Centralia and Tacoma) and California (San Juan... Read More »
HJ Sims Refinances Benedictine Health System

HJ Sims Refinances Benedictine Health System

Benedictine Health System, a Minnesota-based not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Catholic church, recently obtained $132.4 million in financing arranged by HJ Sims. Historically, the organization and its affiliates were financed on a standalone basis, resulting in 36 separate series of outstanding debt for 19 different borrowers. Plus, the series were held by eight different banks or servicers with disparate terms, covenants and reporting requirements. As such, the board and executive leadership team wanted to restructure its capital framework, change its service mix and invest in improvements at existing campuses, and engaged HJ Sims in August 2020.   Sims built an initial... Read More »
Connecticut Community Gets Construction Financing

Connecticut Community Gets Construction Financing

Senior Living Development LLC secured a $16 million construction loan for KindCare at Bristol, a to-be-built, middle-market assisted living community in Bristol, Connecticut (Hartford MSA). The community, which will feature 117 beds of both assisted living and memory care, is situated on one acre in downtown Bristol.   It will be the first of Senior Living Development LLC’s KindCare assisted living brand, which caters to the middle market. Rates average 20% less than luxury AL options, and this specific project is also taking advantage of the tax benefits being in a Qualified Opportunity Zone. Construction is expected to start this October and finish in early 2023. The developer... Read More »
HHC Finance Wraps Up HUD’s FY21

HHC Finance Wraps Up HUD’s FY21

Housing & Health Finance (HHC Finance) is finishing up HUD’s fiscal year 2021 with a few transactions. First, the firm closed a $13 million refinance of an existing HUD loan for a 200+ bed skilled nursing facility in Illinois. In the transaction, HHC Finance substantially lowered the interest rate.  HHC Finance also closed on a new $8 million HUD loan for a 90-bed skilled nursing facility in northern California. Lastly, the firm added to its tally of loan modifications for the year by lowering the interest rate on a $4 million loan for one of its clients.  Read More »
Missouri Seniors Housing Development Goes Ahead with Regions Bank Loan

Missouri Seniors Housing Development Goes Ahead with Regions Bank Loan

Shelburne Healthcare Development, an undisclosed REIT and a Missouri-based developer/operator are collaborating on a new seniors housing construction project, and the venture now has financing in hand from Regions Bank. Two of those three parties have worked with Regions in the past, helping ensure a smooth transaction process. Chris Honn and Jack Boulder originated the loan on behalf of the bank.  Located in Chesterfield, the community will feature 96 independent living, 37 assisted living and 17 memory care units. The $35.9 million construction loan, resulting in about $239,000 per unit of debt, comes with a five-year initial term, four years of interest only and a staged reduction in... Read More »
Capital Funding Group Closes Loan For SNF Portfolio

Capital Funding Group Closes Loan For SNF Portfolio

Capital Funding Group’s standout year continues with another large term loan closed for a 29-asset skilled nursing portfolio. Located in Colorado, California and Wyoming, the properties include 28 skilled nursing facilities and one SNF with assisted living units as well, all totaling 3,410 beds. Capital Funding Group worked on behalf of the owner, a private real estate investment group, to close a $262.6 million term loan that refinanced the portfolio. In addition, CFG underwrote the transaction of operations from SavaSeniorCare to four new regional operators. Erik Howard and Director Tim Eberhardt originated the transaction.  This brings CFG’s bridge-to-HUD loan closings to $2.3 billion... Read More »
H2C Secures Loan For Florida SNF Acquisition

H2C Secures Loan For Florida SNF Acquisition

Matthew Tarpley and Mitch Levine of H2C Securities, Inc. (or Hammond Hanlon Camp) has secured an $8.25 million loan for Mainstay Senior Living to acquire a 120-bed skilled nursing facility in Lakeland, Florida. The one-year, interest-only loan came with a rate of 4.125%.  Built in the 1990s, the facility was delicensed by the state in 2017 but was allowed to reopen in early 2020 to accommodate COVID-19 residents. The operator received a new license to operate, however, its publicly-traded REIT owner (revealed to be Omega Healthcare Investors based on a web search) decided to sell, since the asset was nearly vacant once the initial COVID wave subsided. The facility is located adjacent to an... Read More »