• 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 »
Bourne Financial Group Finances Brand-New Community With CBRE

Bourne Financial Group Finances Brand-New Community With CBRE

Aron Will and Tim Root of CBRE successfully refinanced a brand-new memory care community in the central Washington town of Wenatchee. The 48-unit community just received its certificate of occupancy and expects to obtain its licensure shortly. Then, fill-up will commence. The property’s location in downtown Wenatchee, less than a quarter of a mile from one of the top regional hospitals, should help attract residents. It also features a number of high-end amenities, including a spa, solarium and beauty salon. Bourne Financial Group owns the community in a joint venture with operator Cascadia Senior Living. Thanks to CBRE, they received a $9 million floating rate loan, with a five-year term... Read More »
Coast-To-Coast Closings From CBRE

Coast-To-Coast Closings From CBRE

Aron Will of CBRE continued his recent run of activity with two more transactions. Up first was a bank financing arranged on behalf of a joint venture between Bourne Financial Group and HRA Senior Living to refinance their newly-built 96-unit assisted living/memory care community in Wilmington, Delaware. The high-quality community boasts an upscale salon and spa, as well as a bocce court, yoga and fitness studios. It’s also located near two large shopping centers. CBRE secured a $25.5 million, five-year non-recourse loan with 36 months of interest only shortly after the property received its certificate of occupancy. Estimated lease-up figures in the affluent area must have been... Read More »
CBRE Completes Kennewick Recap

CBRE Completes Kennewick Recap

Switching around lending partners, a joint venture between Bourne Financial Group and Cascadia Senior Living recapitalized and refinanced their 138-unit assisted living/memory care property in Kennewick, Washington, with the help of CBRE’s Aron Will. The memory care portion was completed in 2015, with the assisted living finished in 2016, and since then, both acuities have quickly stabilized. The property is considered to be very high quality for the area and includes amenities like restaurant-style dining, cafes, putting greens, yoga and fitness studios, Wii bowling and movie theaters. To recapitalize the property, Mr. Will secured a $26.35 million loan, with a seven-year, fixed-rate term... Read More »

Bourne Financial Group makes push into seniors housing

Founded in 2014 by Robert and R. Kyle Bourne, Bourne Financial Group (BFG) is set to open its first 10 assisted living communities across the country by the end of 2016, representing an investment of over $200 million. Not short on experience, BFG’s leadership, all formerly of CNL Financial Group, has over 90 years of combined of experience in seniors housing, health care, and real estate finance and investments. In their first two funds, BFG has raised over $45 million in equity, which will go towards building eight communities in various locations across the country. Typically, in a secondary market, their development costs will start around $200,000 per unit, and go up to $240,000 in... Read More »