• Q2 Senior Care M&A Falls To Seven-Year Low

    Well, we can’t say we aren’t surprised. COVID-19 and the economic ramifications stemming from social distancing and quarantine measures took a toll on seniors housing and care M&A, leaving the sector with just 59 publicly announced transactions in the second quarter. Back in early April, we said the second quarter’s deal total would... Read More »
  • Senior Living Investment Brokerage Announces Four Closings

    The floodgates opened at Senior Living Investment Brokerage. Just as we entered July, the firm announced four closings for three skilled nursing facilities and a memory care community. Jason Punzel, Brad Goodsell and Vince Viverito first represented a local owner/operator in their sale of a 59-unit memory care community in Springfield, Oregon... Read More »
  • Blueprint Handles Large Pacific Northwest Disposition

    Amy Sitzman, Dan Mahoney and Blake Bozett of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors handled the sale of eight small assisted living communities divided evenly between Washington and Oregon. News of the deal came out in June with two separate acquisition financing announcements from JD Stettin of Carnegie Capital, the first for the Oregon... Read More »
  • Returning Home To Assisted Living

    After being pulled out of her assisted living community because of the pandemic, a mother asks to return “home.” In the June issue of The SeniorCare Investor we wrote about how an industry professional lost the argument with his younger sister about moving their mother out of her assisted living community and into the sister’s home.... Read More »
  • Fairstead Acquires Another Section 8 Senior Apartment Community

    It’s been less than a month since Fairstead, a fully-integrated real estate firm focused on the development, acquisition and operation of affordable and mixed-income housing, purchased a 123-unit affordable senior apartment complex in Sunrise, Florida. But, the firm is doubling down on its strategy and acquired another complex in South Florida. ... Read More »
People on the Move, March 2020

People on the Move, March 2020

Right before Covid-19 brought everything to a stand-still, there were some hiring announcements in the senior care industry worth mentioning. We hope virtual onboarding can be just as effective. JLL Capital Markets announced that Alanna Ellis has joined the firm as a Director in its Seattle office and will be responsible for sourcing debt and equity placement business for healthcare, seniors housing and hospitality transactions. Ms. Ellis has 22 years of real estate experience, with the last 12 years focused exclusively on the commercial real estate finance and development sector. Most recently, she was a Senior Partner/Vice President of Commercial Lending at IPG, where she worked for 13... Read More »
CBRE Originates Second Fannie Mae Financing for NC Community

CBRE Originates Second Fannie Mae Financing for NC Community

The CBRE team of Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Tim Root arranged a refinance of a 100-unit independent living community in Durham, North Carolina, just two years after financing the property’s acquisition. Originally built as a hotel in 1985 but renovated and converted to IL in 2013, the community was purchased by Focus Healthcare Partners in October 2017 for $15.8 million, or around $160,000 per unit. At the time, it was fully occupied and operated at close to a 30% margin on over $3.1 million of revenues. The deal resulted in a cap rate of about 6.3%. Amenities include an interior courtyard with an in-ground pool, bocce court, putting green, theater, library, coffee/juice bar and community... Read More »
Confluent Senior Living Sells, and Grows

Confluent Senior Living Sells, and Grows

Confluent Senior Living announced the sale of three of its senior living communities in Iowa, Oregon and New Mexico, hiring CBRE to close the deal. All three communities were, and will continue to be, operated by MorningStar Senior Living. The West Des Moines, Iowa property opened in March 2018 with 85 assisted living and memory care units, and the Beaverton, Oregon (Portland MSA) property opened later that year in November with 104 AL and MC units. In January 2019, the Santa Fe, New Mexico community was completed with 85 AL/MC units. All three were still in lease-up, but with no change in operator, that should continue unabated. Just last month, Confluent also sold its 66-unit assisted... Read More »
CBRE’s Recent Deal Haul

CBRE’s Recent Deal Haul

CBRE had quite the month in November, with its National Senior Housing team announcing four separate sales totaling about $400 million, and its Senior Housing Debt and Structured Finance team closing over $215 million in debt in November. Aron Will and Austin Sacco facilitated the debt transactions, while Lisa Widmier represented the three different sellers in the four transactions. The acquisitions involved eight properties in five states, with more than 960 units comprising independent living, assisted living and memory care services. They sold for an average price per unit of about $411,000. All of the properties, except for one, were in different stages of initial lease-up, making that... Read More »
CBRE Returns for Two More Financings

CBRE Returns for Two More Financings

The closings keep on coming for the team of Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Tim Root from CBRE National Senior Housing, which just announced two financings totaling nearly $50 million. The team first arranged $4 million in supplemental financing on behalf of Chicago Pacific Founders (CPF) for its 160-unit senior living community in Las Vegas, Nevada. Two years ago, CBRE had originated the original $13.5 million in acquisition financing for the property. Featuring both independent living and assisted living services, the community has been operated by CPF’s subsidiary Grace Management since the deal. Provided through Fannie Mae, the non-recourse loan came with a seven-year, fixed-rate term and... Read More »