• 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 »
Walker & Dunlop Finances Another Cascade Capital Group Acquisition

Walker & Dunlop Finances Another Cascade Capital Group Acquisition

Walker & Dunlop’s Joshua Rosen arranged bridge financing for Cascade Capital Group’s acquisition of a 136-bed supportive living facility in Aurora, Illinois. Totaling over $11.0 million, the debt was structured and provided by W&D’s bridge lending program, which utilizes the company’s own balance sheet. It came with a nine-month term and full term of interest-only payments and allow Cascade to quickly execute on the acquisition. The loan also features flexible prepayment options, and Cascade expects to refinance through HUD later this year. If this sounds familiar, it’s because in August 2019, Walker & Dunlop provided a $12.8 million loan from its balance sheet to cover 100% of... Read More »
Cascade Capital Group Sizing Up South Dakota SNF Market

Cascade Capital Group Sizing Up South Dakota SNF Market

Cascade Capital Group clearly sees something in the South Dakota skilled nursing market, following up on its acquisition of 16 Skyline skilled nursing facilities in the state with the purchase of two SNFs and an assisted living community in Huron and Sioux Falls. Previously owned by a publicly traded REIT, this portfolio features a combined 322 skilled nursing beds and 55 assisted living beds. Two of the properties, the 163-bed SNF and the 55-bed AL community are located on the same campus in Huron, while the Sioux Falls facility is licensed for 159 SN beds. Their owner deemed the facilities to be non-core. Certainly, the properties were on the older side, having been built in the 1960s,... Read More »
Cascade Capital Group Adds to Illinois Portfolio

Cascade Capital Group Adds to Illinois Portfolio

Three acquisitions in the last month counts as a spree, right? Well, Cascade Capital Group is in the middle of one, having announced its acquisition of two Chicagoland skilled nursing facilities through its affiliate Legacy Healthcare. The deal included a 214-bed SNF in Streamwood and a 215-bed facility in Wheeling. Both fall under the Bella Terra brand, which has one other location in the Chicago area (Morton Grove) along with Montana and Utah. Last month, Cascade also added a 156-bed SNF in Aurora, Illinois, and a portfolio of four skilled nursing facilities in Florida, which sold for $49 million, or $106,500 per bed, at a 13.3% cap rate. Legacy took over management of the Aurora... Read More »
Pardoll Closes Slew of Southeast Sales

Pardoll Closes Slew of Southeast Sales

Mike Pardoll of Marcus & Millichap has spent the last few months crisscrossing the Southeast, closing a number of seniors housing and skilled nursing transactions along the way. Starting in Dickson, Tennessee (Nashville MSA), he represented a private individual in selling their 70-bed skilled nursing facility to another private individual buyer. Leased by Mission Health (an affiliate of the private equity firm Windward Health Partners) as part of a 10-facility lease that includes other SNFs in Tennessee and Georgia, the facility was originally built in 1974. It was well occupied at 90% and produced around $930,000 in annualized 2018 EBITDA. The current lease is $31,000 per month, which... Read More »
Contemporary Closes Mezzanine Loan for Cascade Acquisition

Contemporary Closes Mezzanine Loan for Cascade Acquisition

The team at Contemporary Healthcare Capital closed a $5 million mezzanine loan to the affiliates of Citadel Care Centers and Cascade Capital Group for their acquisition of four skilled nursing facilities in Florida. The portfolio totals 460 licensed beds and has locations in Fernandina Beach, Haines City, Orange County and North Port. Contemporary closed the loan in conjunction with a senior loan and accounts receivable line provided by SunTrust Bank. The purchase price came to just over $106,000 per bed, and Mike Pardoll of Marcus & Millichap and Mark Myers (formerly with Marcus & Millichap) represented the seller. This announcement comes just a month after Cascade revealed that... Read More »