• Carnegie Capital Announces Latest Closings

    JD Stettin of Carnegie Capital has certainly had his hands full recently, having closed a couple of refinances in the Pacific Northwest, no easy task in the early days of COVID-19, we’re sure.   Mr. Stettin first sourced and structured a cash-out refinance of a 60-unit memory care community near Eugene, Oregon. Featuring a roughly 50-50 mix of... Read More »
  • PGIM Refinances Tennessee Senior Living Community

    PGIM Real Estate announced its latest transaction, with Executive Director Chris Fenton leading the way. It involved a $10.6 million HUD refinance of a senior living community in Ashland City, Tennessee. Built in 2015 with 100 beds in 80 units, the community provides assisted living and memory care services in a four-story building.   Thunderhawk... Read More »
  • Greystone Arranges HUD Construction Debt

    Working through HUD, Lisa Fischman of Greystone facilitated construction financing for an assisted living community to expand its Buffalo, New York-area campus. Originally built in 2003 with 110 beds in 84 units, the community is located on a 20-acre campus. Onsite amenities including a theater, physician’s office and beauty salon certainly... Read More »
  • Genesis HealthCare’s Shares Double in Value

    Leading up to Genesis HealthCare’s first quarter earnings release and conference call, the company’s share price took off. The rise started on May 22 when it jumped by 22% on high volume, but then it added another 35% on volume that was 10 times the average. In the course of four days, the price more than doubled, from $0.63 per share to $1.37... Read More »
  • Looking for Answers in the Lending Market: A Q&A with Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors

    To get a sense of what is going on in the capital markets in this immediate post-COVID-19 world, we turned to Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors for his own thoughts.   How has the lending environment changed from the beginning of the second quarter to now?  Overall, there is less debt capital available than there was prior to the COVID-19 crisis. ... Read More »
Minnesota Assisted Living Community Gets A New Neighbor

Minnesota Assisted Living Community Gets A New Neighbor

In a deal that was anything but ordinary, Ray Giannini of Marcus & Millichap sold an assisted living community plus an adjacent vacant skilled nursing facility in Owatonna, Minnesota for about $2.95 million, or $59,100 per unit. Steele County previously owned both of the buildings and brought in Benedictine Health System (BHS) to manage them. Built in 2002, the 50-unit AL community was operating decently with a nearly full, all-private pay census and a margin around 15% on $1.5 million of revenues. Since it was county-owned, we imagine there is a lot of room for improvement in controlling expenses. However, at the SNF, BHS had gradually transferred the beds out of the 1970s-era... Read More »
Giannini Sells Two Rural SNFs in Northern Minnesota

Giannini Sells Two Rural SNFs in Northern Minnesota

Two skilled nursing facilities that are struggling with census sold in rural Minnesota thanks to Ray Giannini of Marcus & Millichap. Featuring 80 skilled nursing and 10 assisted living beds at one location in Eveleth, and 83 skilled nursing beds in the town of Virginia, these facilities were both built in the 1960s near the Iron Range in northern Minnesota. They were not well-occupied, at just 50.5% and 64%, and cash flow was also limited. Monarch Healthcare Management purchased the facilities from Benedictine Health System for $6.5 million, or $37,600 per bed. Read More »