Griffin American Goes To Wisconsin

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV gained a foothold in the state of Wisconsin by acquiring two senior care facilities that include independent living, assisted living and also skilled nursing beds. Located in the Madison suburbs of Waunakee and Sun Prairie, the facilities total 254 beds, with the seniors housing portion featuring 100% private pay, and the […]


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The Price of Age in Skilled Nursing

As most of you know, skilled nursing prices plummeted 18% in 2017 to $81,350 per bed, according to the 23rd Edition of The Senior Care Acquisition Report. But with that decline, did the age of the properties sold throughout the year have a significant impact? For obvious reasons, older skilled nursing facilities sell, on average, […]


Fast HUD Financing From Lancaster Pollard

Aaron Becker of Lancaster Pollard led the way in arranging an $11.9 million HUD refinance of a 54-bed skilled nursing facility in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Owned and operated by long-standing Pittsfield-area not-for-profit organization, Berkshire Retirement Home, Inc., the facility was built in 2014 to replace Berkshire’s original SNF. Conventional bank financing, with a floating interest rate, […]



HCP Continues To Lighten Its Brookdale Load

The ramifications of Brookdale Senior Living’s latest blow-up have spread beyond just its precipitous drop in share price. Major Brookdale landlord, HCP, Inc., just announced it was reducing its cash NOI and interest income concentration in Brookdale from 27.0% to 15.7%, on a pro-forma basis. The restructuring included the sale of six Brookdale properties for […]

Major Moves at HealthTrust

National appraisal and advisory firm HealthTrust has had a busy month. On March 1, they closed on the purchase of the assets of the company from Sabra Health HealthCare REIT, which took over ownership as part of Sabra’s acquisition of Care Capital Properties last year. Care Capital had purchased HealthTrust when it was spun out […]