The Tale of Two SNFs

Every now and then, there is a transaction that really highlights the two diverging skilled nursing markets. On the one side are the older, traditional SNFs that struggle with high Medicaid censuses, rising physical plant costs and shrinking operating margins, and often end up selling for under $50,000 per bed, or lower. Then, there are […]

Berkadia’s Big End-of-Year Closing

Berkadia headed out of 2018 with a bang, closing a credit facility that totaled more than $200 million. Secured by 19 senior living communities owned by Capital Senior Living Corporation, the facility came with both fixed and variable interest rates, a 10-year term and 30-year amortization schedule financed through Fannie Mae. Approximately $150.8 million of […]

Berkadia Closes First Freddie Mac Structured Pool Transaction For Seniors Housing

Berkadia combined both fixed and variable rate debt in their latest transaction closed on behalf of Brookdale Senior Living. Using Freddie Mac’s new Structured Pool Transaction program, Heidi Brunet and Lisa Lautner secured 10-year, non-recourse financing with a 30-year amortization schedule split between a $213 million fixed-rate component and a $114 million variable-rate component. Some […]

Berkadia Bonanza

Berkadia closed over $200 million in loans this month, in both its Proprietary Bridge Lending and Commercial Mortgage platforms. Beginning with its agency transactions, Berkadia’s Jay Healy secured HUD loans totaling over $36 million for two skilled nursing facilities clients. The larger loan, at $29.5 million, was arranged on behalf of a repeat client of […]

Berkadia Gets Boost From Two New Hires

Hoping to build on a successful 2017 that saw more than $1.7 billion in loans closed, Berkadia strengthened both its mortgage banking and investment sales teams with two new hires. First, joining the mortgage banking group was Brittany Robinson. With a Bachelors of Business Administration from Miami University, Ms. Robinson comes from Welltower, where she […]