• Blueprint Advises Another SNF Sale

    Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors’ Ben Firestone and Michael Segal recently facilitated the sale of Magnolia Manor, a skilled nursing facility in Inman, South Carolina. Built in 1967, Magnolia has 176 beds, which represents over 40% of the total licensed beds in the local market and twice the capacity of the next largest competitor. ... Read More »
  • The Ensign Group and CareTrust Acquire Two Texas SNFs

    The Ensign Group and CareTrust REIT have teamed up to acquire the real estate and operations of two skilled nursing facilities in the Austin, Texas metropolitan area. CareTrust purchased the facilities for $32.5 million, or about $135,000 per bed, while The Ensign Group recently took over operations effective August 1, 2021 as part of the... Read More »
  • Walker & Dunlop Originates Financings for Four Communities

    Walker & Dunlop Managing Director Kevin Giusti and Senior Analyst Brian Neal recently originated $37.47 million in financing for four assisted living and memory care facilities: Bloom at Bluffton in Bluffton, South Carolina; Bloom at Hilton Head in Hilton Head, South Carolina; Cascades of Tucson, in Tucson, Arizona; and Regency Jackson in... Read More »
  • Newmark Summer Sales Continue

    Late last week, we profiled several of Newmark’s latest closings, but we also said that we were not finished. One deal was referenced in Welltower’s recent earnings release, as the REIT’s purchase of seven senior living communities from White Oak Healthcare Partners finally closed. The communities, averaging more... Read More »
  • Welltower Announces Big Census Gains

    Welltower released its second quarter earnings results, and its growth strategy was on full display with $1.5 billion in pro-rata gross investments from April to June, at an initial yield of 8.8%. That does not even include the largest deal, which was its proposed $1.58 billion acquisition of 86 independent living communities owned... Read More »
CBRE Finances New Senior Housing Construction in North Carolina

CBRE Finances New Senior Housing Construction in North Carolina

The Village on Morehead, a to-be-built, Class-A, 199-unit senior living complex in Charlotte, North Carolina, has secured construction financing courtesy of CBRE Senior Housing’s Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Tim Root. CBRE arranged this loan on behalf of a joint venture between Bridgewood Property Company and Harrison Street.  This 12-story independent and assisted living community will be operated by Retirement Center Management (RCM), Bridgewood’s wholly-owned management group. The Carolinas Medical Center, North Carolina’s largest hospital, is located less than a mile from the community.   CBRE originated a four-year, floating-rate loan with full term of interest only and... Read More »
Capital Funding Group Closes Big Bridge Financing

Capital Funding Group Closes Big Bridge Financing

Capital Funding Group announced its largest single financing deal in 10 years, closing a bridge-to-HUD loan totaling more than $650 million. The purpose of the loan is not known, nor the properties being financing, but the deal takes CFG’s year-to-date dollar volume to over $1.5 billion of secured loans. Director Craig Casagrande and Senior Associate Andrew Jones originated the transaction for CFG.  Read More »
SLIB Sells Two Memory Care Communities in Illinois

SLIB Sells Two Memory Care Communities in Illinois

Ryan Saul and Vince Viverito of Senior Living Investment Brokerage recently facilitated the $3.75 million sale of Life’s Journey Senior Living of Taylorville and Paris in their respective towns in Illinois.  Owned by a publicly-traded REIT, both properties offer memory care services. Built in 2012 with renovations in 2014, the Taylorville location has 25,000 square feet and a 69% occupancy rate over its 46 units. The Paris location, built in 1998, is 9,200 square feet and has an occupancy of 96% across its 23 units. There are a combined 77 beds over 69 units, resulting in a price per unit of around $54,300, which falls below the $191,800 per unit average price for assisted... Read More »
KeyBank Secures Financing For California SNF

KeyBank Secures Financing For California SNF

Eagle Arc Partners, a healthcare real estate investment firm, received a $10.2 million fixed-rate loan from KeyBank Real Estate Capital through the Federal Housing Authority’s (FHA) 232/223(f) mortgage insurance program to refinance Livermore Healthcare in Livermore, CA.  Livermore Healthcare is a 30-unit, 83-bed skilled nursing facility. The property was built in 1966 and received minor improvements in 2019, including new vinyl flooring in various common area rooms and hallways. The loan has a fully amortizing 35-year term and will pay off an existing bridge loan. KeyBank provided the original acquisition financing for Eagle Arc’s acquisition of 35 total skilled nursing... Read More »
VIUM Adds New Hire Amid Flurry of Deals

VIUM Adds New Hire Amid Flurry of Deals

Two months ago, VIUM Capital announced the hiring of four more experienced bankers, all of whom had worked at Lancaster Pollard (like VIUM’s founders Steve Kennedy and Kass Matt) at one point in time. But their latest addition will come from National Center for Assisted Living. NCAL Executive Director Scott Tittle announced he will leave the organization after six years and will join VIUM in September. He is joining as a Managing Director and the firm’s first Head of Government Relations and External Affairs. As a licensed attorney, Mr. Tittle brings over 15 years of experience helping assisted living and skilled nursing operators with their regulatory, reimbursement and advocacy needs.... Read More »
Capital Funding Group Closes Big Bridge Financing

Dwight Capital Reports Successful Second Quarter

Dwight Capital financed $234.15 million in seniors and healthcare financings during the second quarter.  Dwight first closed a $94.3 million HUD loan for The Village at Gainesville, a large (and we mean large) senior living community located in Gainesville, Florida. This also was the largest healthcare 232(a)(7) loan closed in HUD’s history to date, which we covered in May. Set on 104 acres, the gated community features a total of 651 beds, including a majority of independent living beds with around 140 beds of assisted living and memory care. Originally built in 1986 and acquired in 1990 by the current owner, SantaFe HealthCare, the community has undergone substantial renovations over the... Read More »