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 […]

HCP Sheds More Brookdale Properties

The team at Cushman & Wakefield announced that they represented HCP, Inc. in the REIT’s sale of 17 Brookdale Senior Living-managed seniors housing communities for $264 million. Richard Swartz, Jay Wagner, James Dooley and Sam Dylag led the way on the transaction and are still working to close on the sale of two more properties, […]

Capital Senior Living Disappoints, And Pays A Price

We have now become nervous with each earnings period because there just seem to be too many surprises. Unfortunately, these surprises have usually been negative. Three months after being positive about the direction of the company, Capital Senior Living spooked investors not only with their poor results in the second quarter, but their dismal prospects […]

Brookdale And Welltower Reach Agreements

Brookdale Senior Living continues to shrink, which is actually good news, and Welltower investors will be glad to see new operators to spread the risk. That is the result of a series of transactions agreed to by the two companies in a major end-of-quarter announcement. Too bad they couldn’t have done this a year or […]

Is Apollo Global Management Entering Our Space, Again?

After a disastrous outing 20 years ago, Apollo may see better opportunities this time around. The rumors are swirling that private equity giant Apollo Global Management is putting its toe back in our market after a long absence. The rumor is that Apollo is buying 22 senior living communities from HCP, Inc. that are operated […]