•  Northwestern Mutual Divests California Community

    Northwestern Mutual has divested its 150-unit assisted living community in Brentwood, California with the help of Charles Bissell, Cody Tremper and Dean Ferris of JLL Capital Markets. Named Cortona Park, the community was built in 2007 with studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom unit options averaging 761 square feet. Pets are welcome at the... Read More »
  • SLIB Handles Port Orange, Florida Sale

    Senior Living Investment Brokerage’s Bradley Clousing and Daniel Geraghty helped facilitate a private REIT’s exit of an operational outlier from a previous portfolio with the sale of a memory care community in Port Orange, Florida (Daytona Beach MSA). Consisting of over 54 units on a three-acre parcel, the high-quality community was well... Read More »
  • Jacaranda Trace Sale Arranged by Ziegler

    We have learned that Dan Revie and Don Husi of Ziegler represented the seller of Jacaranda Trace, an independent and assisted living community in Venice, Florida. Sarasota, Florida-based not-for-profit Convivial Life acquired the property, which was built in phases from 1999 to 2015 to now include 295 units on 33 acres with a plethora of... Read More »
  • Executives on the Move

    Greystone, a real estate lending, investment and advisory company based out of New York City, has appointed a new CEO, Hafize Gaye Erkan. A former executive at publicly traded First Republic Bank, she takes over this position after 18 years of experience in the banking sector. She has a distinguished background, holding a Ph.D. in Financial... Read More »
  • 60 Seconds with Steve Monroe: The Road to Recovery

    We are now halfway through 2022, and 15 months into the post-pandemic recovery. But with interest rates and inflation rising, there could be new headwinds to a full recovery. Speaking of full recovery, most of the talk has been about getting back to pre-pandemic levels of occupancy, NOI and NOI margin. That is certainly a first step. But there is... Read More »
CFG Closes Another Acquisition Loan 

CFG Closes Another Acquisition Loan 

Capital Funding Group (CFG) announced the closing of a $11.26 million bridge-to-HUD loan for the acquisition of a skilled nursing facility in Sacramento, California. Featuring 121 beds, the facility was acquired by an undisclosed company looking to grow its portfolio. Capital Funding Group Managing Director, Long-Term Care Tim Eberhardt and Senior Associate Ava Julio originated the transaction for the company.  This transaction follows another bridge loan closed by CFG earlier in May, when the firm closed $17.2 million in financing to fund the acquisition of two skilled nursing facilities in Arizona. Featuring 232 beds, the facilities were previously operated by a national provider that... Read More »
Greystone Refinances Washington Oakes 

Greystone Refinances Washington Oakes 

Greystone has arranged a refinance for Washington Oakes, a 152-unit seniors housing property in Everett, Washington, a northern suburb of Seattle. A life insurance company provided the $15 million nonrecourse, fixed-rate loan, which carries a seven-year term, 30-year amortization and 60 percent loan-to-value ratio. In addition to refinancing existing debt, loan proceeds enable the borrower to monetize a portion of its equity in the property and continue with ongoing maintenance. Tyler Armstrong of Greystone originated the transaction on behalf of Lytle Enterprises LLC.  Operated by Leisure Care LLC, Washington Oakes features studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom units and offers independent... Read More »
Colliers Mortgage Arranges HUD Refinance 

Colliers Mortgage Arranges HUD Refinance 

Colliers Mortgage provided a $25.2 million HUD loan to The Winslow in West St. Paul, Minnesota. Opened in 2020 with the help of a construction loan provided by Colliers in 2018, the 172-unit affordable seniors housing community rises four stories. Units are restricted to persons age 62 and above and who earn up to 60 percent of the area median income. WSP Senior Housing I LLLP was the borrower, obtaining a fixed-rate loan that is fully amortized over 35 years.   Read More »
VIUM Capital and Merchants Capital Announce Mid-Year HUD Volume 

VIUM Capital and Merchants Capital Announce Mid-Year HUD Volume 

In the first six months of HUD’s fiscal year 2022, VIUM Capital, through its joint venture with Merchants Capital, announced a healthy level of activity, closing 26 LEAN loans totaling approximately $295.8 million. That leads all other lenders in both number of closed transactions and total volume for the period from October 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022. The loans were closed under Merchants Capital, since VIUM did not officially close on its acquisition of HUD/GNMA lender Armstrong Mortgage Company until the end of 2021. Newpoint Real Estate Capital took second place, with $238 million of initial endorsements across 15 transactions representing 3,147 beds/units.  Across the 26... Read More »
CIBC Closes Construction Loan for North Carolina Project 

CIBC Closes Construction Loan for North Carolina Project 

CIBC Bank USA secured construction financing for an affiliate of Bourne Financial Group to build a 240-unit independent living community in North Carolina. Set to open later this year, Symphony Park is described as a “luxury resort for seniors,” and the amenity list shows it. There will be indoor and outdoor restaurants, lounges and a sports pub, gardens, a pool, culinary and music centers, pickleball courts, bocce ball courts and a dog park. There will also be a spa, salon and barbershop, among other amenities. The first phase will include the initial 240 units, and 80 more units will open in a second phase. Altogether, construction costs have been estimated to be $90 million, or $280,000... Read More »
X-Caliber Capital and CastleGreen Finance Close Senior Care Financing Package

X-Caliber Capital and CastleGreen Finance Close Senior Care Financing Package

X-Caliber Capital announced its affiliate companies, X-Caliber Rural Capital (XRC) and CastleGreen Finance (CastleGreen), closed a combination of USDA and Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) financing for Milford Wellness Village, a multi-tenant medical space in Milford, Delaware that supports Milford, Kent and Sussex counties. The property includes a 150-bed skilled nursing facility and is owned by Nationwide Healthcare Services, a growing SNF operator based in Brick Township, New Jersey.   XRC provided $25 million through a USDA Business & Industry Guaranteed Loan to pay off construction financing and provide for future improvements, and CastleGreen provided $7.2... Read More »