CBRE Facilitates Augusta Acquisition in Georgia

CBRE Facilitates Augusta Acquisition in Georgia

CBRE National Senior Housing’s team consisting of Aron Will, John L. Sweeny, Jr., Garrett Sacco and Scott Bray completed the sale and acquisition financing for a fully occupied assisted living/memory care community in Augusta, Georgia. Built in 2019, Thrive at Augusta comprises 85 units on 17 acres and despite opening just before the pandemic, it did indeed reach 100% occupancy by the time of the transaction. It caters to a high-income population and features a number of high-end amenities. New York City-based Drake Real Estate Partners ultimately sold the property to Inspired Healthcare Capital. Aron Will and Adam Mincberg of CBRE also arranged a five-year, fixed-rate $16.8 million loan... Read More »
Berkadia Closes Seven Financings

Berkadia Closes Seven Financings

Berkadia announced $177 million in financings across seven deals, with Bianca Andujo, Ed Williams, Jay Healy, Rafael Nobo and Chris Cain working on the transactions. There were four HUD loans, the largest being a $62 million arranged by Mr. Williams for a senior living community in Portland, Oregon. At 70% loan-to-value, the financing retired a Berkadia-arranged 232/223(a)(7) loan from 2021 and a surplus cash note provided by Berkadia’s Proprietary Lending Group.  Mr. Williams also secured a $13.65 million loan for a 100-unit assisted living/memory care community in Arizona that qualified for reduced seasoning and refinanced a cash-out loan originated in late 2021. The cash-out loan was a... Read More »
Erickson Senior Living Opens Phase I of $500 Million Development

Erickson Senior Living Opens Phase I of $500 Million Development

A new independent living community, Avery Point by Erickson Senior Living, is set to open after two years of construction. Erickson Senior Living developed the community and will operate it going forward. Eventually, the IL portion will be part of a massive 1,400-unit CCRC on 94 acres in Goochland, Virginia (Richmond MSA). Construction started in 2019 with Phase I consisting of 216 independent living apartments in one- and two-bedroom configurations. Erickson announced that Phase I is already filled to capacity and they are expecting the Phase II developments to be sold out as well. Moseley Architects is the architect for the $500-million-dollar development project, which should come out... Read More »
Buyer Enters SNF Market with Ohio Acquisition

Buyer Enters SNF Market with Ohio Acquisition

Evans Senior Investments arranged the sale of a 99-bed skilled nursing facility in Ohio. Built in phases from 1946 through 1985, the facility received two significant renovations in 2013 and 2019. It comprises 47 private rooms and 26 semi private rooms and was 70% occupied at the time of marketing. The high number of private rooms meant that the facility operated with an above-average quality mix, but it was operating around breakeven. This was the buyer’s first skilled nursing acquisition, although it was involved in the operations for a regional owner/operator for years.  Read More »

A Recap For The Clare

When Fundamental Advisors and Senior Care Development, together with the manager Life Care Services, purchased The Clare in downtown Chicago out of bankruptcy in 2012 (then known as The Clare at Water Tower), it looked like a risky bet for some people. After all, its reputation was sullied a bit with the bankruptcy, occupancy was low, and there were still people questioning the entrance-fee model of CCRCs. As usual, hindsight is 20-20. With some changes instituted by the buyers, The Clare soon thrived, with occupancy reaching 98% to 99% with a wait list prior to the pandemic. But then census dipped by 400 to 500 basis points during COVID. Other providers should have been so lucky.... Read More »

CareTrust REIT Sells Seven SNFs in Ohio

CareTrust REIT completed its sale of seven skilled nursing facilities in Ohio. Totaling approximately 600 skilled nursing beds and 100 seniors housing beds/units, the portfolio sold for $52 million, or around $72,000 per bed/unit. In connection with the sale, CareTrust’s master lease with affiliates of Trio Healthcare was terminated. The deal was the first closing of an announced plan in February 2022 to sell or re-tenant 32 properties. The remaining 25 seniors housing communities currently held for sale or re-tenanting are moving along and should be resolved in the coming months.  Read More »