•  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 »

Walker & Dunlop Sells Two California Communities

Walker & Dunlop has announced the sale of two California communities, both located in the greater Los Angeles area. The deal included Westminster Terrace, a 76-unit assisted living community built in 2000 in Westminster, and Del Obispo Terrace, a 94-unit assisted living community built in 1984 in the town of San Juan Capistrano. Dallas-based healthcare real estate group, MedCore Partners, sold both properties.Before the sale, MedCore invested a total of $4.4 million in upgrades and renovations across the two campuses. With those renovations finished, they sold Westminster Terrace to Oxford Health Group, and then sold Del Obispo Terrace to AEW a month later. The purchase prices were not... Read More »

SLIB Closes Tennessee Transaction

A private REIT divested a couple of seniors housing communities in Tennessee that were deemed to be outliers for its national operator partner. Located in Knoxville and Powell, the communities feature a combined 102 assisted living and memory care units. Senior Living Investment Brokerage’s Bradley Clousing and Patrick Burke marketed the assets and presented six qualified offers, with the seller selecting a joint venture between a real estate/asset management firm and an operator with an existing footprint in Tennessee. No other details were disclosed. Read More »

LIV Development Leaves Seniors Housing Sector

We have learned that Brooks Blackmon and Steve Thomes of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors have handled the sale of Portside at Grande Dunes located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The A-quality community opened in 2019 with 83 assisted living and 32 memory care units, and in 2020, it expanded with 134 units of independent living and 16 independent cottages. It was still in lease-up at the time of the sale. LIV Development, a multifamily investor, developed the community but is now exiting the seniors housing sector with its sale. In 2021, Mr. Blackmon handled LIV’s sale of its one other seniors housing asset, which was Peachtree Senior Living, a 55-unit independent/assisted... Read More »

Senior Care Realty Sells in Wisconsin

Senior Care Realty (SCR) announced the sale of a 112-unit assisted living/memory care community in northwest Wisconsin. Daren Dudgeon, Bob Richards and Chad Wegner represented the owners, a husband and wife team that had worked with SCR in two previous assisted living deals. A national organization that plans to utilize its in-house operating team paid $24 million, or $214,000 per unit, for the community. Read More »

Greystone Refinances in Indiana and Arizona

Greystone placed a total of $23.5 million in bank financing to refinance two senior housing properties in Indiana and Arizona. The separate transactions were originated by Cary Tremper, Tyler Armstrong, and Matt Miller of Greystone, on behalf of Spectrum Retirement Communities. Lone Mountain is a 50-unit memory care facility located in the Phoenix market, which was refinanced with a $11.275 million loan. The newly-constructed, Class-A property opened in March 2018, and includes six one-bedroom units and 44 studio units. Amenities at the property include private dining, library, game room, exercise room, activity room, computer room, salon, and terraces and courtyard features. Meadow Brook... Read More »

Artemis, ACG and MorningStar Refinance Oregon Property

A joint venture between Artemis Real Estate Partners, American Capital Group and MorningStar Senior Living just refinanced its 142-unit independent living community in Hillsboro, Oregon with the help of CBRE National Senior Housing’s Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Tim Root. Situated on 1.25 acres, the community opened this month as the first brand-new and high-quality IL community built in the last six years in the local market. It is located less than a mile from the 126-bed Kaiser Permanente Westside Medical Center and from The Streets of Tanasbourne, a 386,000-square-foot outdoor shopping mall. MorningStar is the operator. CBRE secured a $33.1 million non-recourse loan through a national... Read More »