SLIB Closes Florida and Georgia Sales

SLIB Closes Florida and Georgia Sales

Cedar Communities, a New York-based private equity firm that targets undervalued, small to mid-sized assisted living communities, continued its expansion in the Southeast with the purchase of two personal care homes in northern Georgia. Built in the 1990s, both communities were recently updated, have good local reputations and limited competition in the area. Their owner decided to exit the seniors housing industry, prompting the sale. The Commerce location features 54 units, 12 of which are independent living cottages, and the Stone Mountain property has 40 personal care units. They were well occupied at 93% and operated at a 25% margin on approximately $3.34 million of revenues. That... Read More »
CBRE Refinances Brookdale Portfolio

CBRE Refinances Brookdale Portfolio

Five communities owned and operated by Brookdale Senior Living for over 10 years received a $160.3 million credit facility through Fannie Mae. Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Matthew Kuronen of CBRE arranged the debt, which is a blend of fixed-rate (about 75% of the principal) and floating-rate (the remaining 25%) with a 10-year term and five years of interest only. The loan comes in at 60% leverage and provides for asset substitutions, borrow-ups and partial releases. With the facility secured, the communities were able to refinance debt set to mature in the near-term. Totaling 945 units, 783 for independent living and 162 for assisted living, they are located in Alabama, Michigan,... Read More »
Blue Moon/LCS Refinances Texas Development

Blue Moon/LCS Refinances Texas Development

Three and a half years after entering into a joint venture to develop a 207-unit senior living community in Katy, Texas, Blue Moon Capital Partners and LCS have turned to CBRE to refinance the property. Situated on 10.35 acres, the community was developed using the Blue Moon Senior Housing I LP Fund, a $250 million fund for which Blue Moon secured a $175 million capital commitment from Hawkeye Partners, LP in December 2014. Now, the fund is fully invested in 12 assets totaling 1,824 units in nine states. Featuring independent living, assisted living and memory care units, the project also represented the first between Blue Moon and LCS, which took over as manager of the property under its... Read More »
CBRE Refinances Luxury Texas CCRC

CBRE Refinances Luxury Texas CCRC

Four years after he arranged construction financing for a to-be-built rental CCRC in Houston, Texas, Aron Will of CBRE is refinancing the property on behalf of its owners, joint venture partners Bridgewood Property Company and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital. Located in the affluent Houston neighborhood of River Oaks, the property opened in 2017 with 198 units, the majority being independent living, with assisted living and memory care units too. Bridgewood’s wholly-owned management affiliate, Retirement Center Management, operated the community since inception. In 2015, Mr. Will had arranged a $49.7 million floating-rate loan, with a six-year term, 48 months of interest only and an... Read More »
CBRE Finances Silverstone/Crescent Acquisition

CBRE Finances Silverstone/Crescent Acquisition

A joint venture between Silverstone Senior Living and Crescent Real Estate LLC turned to Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Tim Root of CBRE to arrange financing for its acquisition of a 120-unit assisted living/memory care community in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Opened in 2017, the property was developed by both an affiliate of Silverstone and an institutional equity partner, which is presumably exiting with this deal. It features some desirable amenities, like a virtual bowling alley, an onsite doctor’s office and an art studio. Harbor Retirement Associates was hired to operate the community and will continue to do so. CBRE funded the deal with a non-recourse loan from a regional bank. The... Read More »