Avalon Senior Living Grows

Avalon Senior Living has partnered again with Eastridge Pacific Holdings, LLC (EPH), this time buying three senior living communities in California from HCP, Inc. that had been leased to Brookdale Senior Living. The 205 units (210 beds) offer independent living, assisted living and memory care services. The purchase price was $15.7 million, or $76,585 per […]

Capital Senior Living Misses the Mark, Again

As we were watching the share price of Capital Senior Living drop for several days in a row before announcing their fourth quarter earnings results, we were wondering whether something had leaked out, or whether it was the usual sell off because the company had underperformed relative to expectations for too many quarters in a […]

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 […]

CCRC, debt, foreclosure
CCRC, debt, foreclosure

Brookdale Activist Saga Goes On

Here we go again. Land & Buildings Investment Management LLC is stirring up the pot with shareholders yet again after meeting with several members of Brookdale Senior Living’s board in what appears to be a very friendly meeting. Everyone would like Brookdale’s share price to be much higher than it is, and Land and Buildings […]

Brookdale Senior Living and Transparency

How transparent are the activist shareholders about what would happen to Brookdale Senior Living if it followed through on their recommendations? Not very. After spending four years being critical of practically everything Brookdale did since the  acquisition of Emeritus, the one thing I did not criticize the company for doing was not selling off its […]

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, […]

Brookdale vs. Land & Buildings

Jonathan Litt of activist investor Land & Buildings has sent yet another letter to Brookdale Senior Living shareholders, still calling for a sale of the real estate. It appears that Brookdale Senior Living is at the early stages of righting its ship. And, activist investor Jonathan Litt of Land & Buildings has been complimenting management […]