• Diversified Healthcare Trust Raises Expensive Debt, Ventas Makes Cuts

    Diversified Healthcare Trust Raises Debt Diversified Healthcare Trust tapped the debt markets with a $1.0 billion, five-year senior note offering with a yield of 9.75%. That puts the spread over the 5-year Treasury at about 940 basis points. That has to be the widest spread by a healthcare REIT we have seen in years, if not a decade or two.... Read More »
  • 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 »
Blue Moon/LCS Refinances Texas Development

Blue Moon/LCS Refinances Texas Development

Three and a half years after entering into a joint venture to develop a 207-unit senior living community in Katy, Texas, Blue Moon Capital Partners and LCS have turned to CBRE to refinance the property. Situated on 10.35 acres, the community was developed using the Blue Moon Senior Housing I LP Fund, a $250 million fund for which Blue Moon secured a $175 million capital commitment from Hawkeye Partners, LP in December 2014. Now, the fund is fully invested in 12 assets totaling 1,824 units in nine states. Featuring independent living, assisted living and memory care units, the project also represented the first between Blue Moon and LCS, which took over as manager of the property under its... Read More »
CBRE Rocks Plymouth, Michigan Deal

CBRE Rocks Plymouth, Michigan Deal

After opening in 2017, and already filling up, a senior living community in Plymouth, Michigan (Detroit MSA) refinanced its construction debt with the help of Aron Will of CBRE. Developed by a joint venture between Boston-based private equity firm Blue Moon Capital Partners and Troy, Michigan-based operator Cedarbrook Senior Living, the community features 98 independent living, 43 assisted living and 41 memory care units, in addition to 19 IL cottages. It was developed at an approximate cost of $45 million, or around $225,000 per unit, which is slightly above the regional average for senior living communities of $215,000 per unit, according to our in-house database of developments dating... Read More »
The Assisted Living Investors Speak

The Assisted Living Investors Speak

On November 9, 2017, we held a webinar titled “Assisted Living: Buying, Selling and Valuing in a Market Peak,” which you can watch here. Over the course of 90 minutes, our Editor, Steve Monroe, led a discussion featuring Jeff Binder of Senior Living Investment Brokerage, Kevin Kreshover of KeyBanc Capital Markets, Chris Kronenberger of Blue Moon Capital Partners, and Chris Wettig of Legend Senior Living, covering topics that varied from selling AL communities in today’s market, to the added value of adding memory care to an AL community, to whether it is cheaper to build or buy now. And of course, are we currently in, passed, or heading towards a market peak? The webinar yielded some... Read More »
Belmont Village Teams With Blue Moon Capital

Belmont Village Teams With Blue Moon Capital

Belmont Village Senior Living and Blue Moon Capital Partners are teaming up for their first ground-up construction project together, albeit their third venture overall, with a planned 157-unit assisted living/memory care community in Aliso Viejo, California. A master planned community located in the San Joaquin Hills of southern Orange County, Aliso Viejo boasts high home values and high incomes, which should help to fill the luxury community. Featuring both studio and one-bedroom units, the community also comes with a town hall, fitness center, salon and heated salt-water pool. Upon completion in 2018, Belmont Village will operate the community. To fund the project, the venture turned to... Read More »

Cushman & Wakefield Has Banner Month

Last week we reported on the sale of a CCRC in North Carolina where Cushman & Wakefield represented the seller. Now, the C&W Boston office has closed on two additional senior living properties in high-value transactions. The first one involved the sale of a 290-unit retirement community in Lantana, Florida, known as Carlisle Palm Beach. It has 144 independent living units, 90 assisted living units and 56 memory care units with average occupancy above 90%. It was built in 1999 and converted in 2014 to a full continuum IL/AL/MC community. Over the past five years the sellers spent $10 million converting IL units to AL. The sellers were affiliates of Senior Lifestyle Corporation and... Read More »