Berkshire Health Systems Acquires Holyoke CCRC

The Loomis Communities just sold its CCRC in Holyoke, Massachusetts (Springfield MSA), leaving it with three communities in Amherst, South Hadley and Springfield. Loomis had been operating at the property since 1981, when it was independent living with a small skilled nursing facility. It now features 92 skilled beds, 68 IL units and 13 AL […]

New Owner For New Pond Village

Benchmark Senior Living, the largest seniors housing provider in the Northeast, just added its fourth CCRC, and 54th overall location, to its impressive portfolio. In a partnership with investment firm Farallon Capital Management, Benchmark acquired New Pond Village, a 199-unit entrance-fee CCRC in

Ventana by Bucker Gets Off The Ground

Several years after plans were first announced for two 12-story senior living towers in the North Park neighborhood of Dallas, Buckner Retirement Services has finally broken ground on The Ventana by Bucker, a 325-unit entrance fee CCRC which is estimated to cost $136 million, or about $418,000 per unit. That tops both the national average […]

The Audience Has Spoken

On April 27, The SeniorCare Investor’s Steve Monroe moderated a webinar entitled “Investing in the CCRC and Independent Living Market,” with panelists Breck Collingsworth of Resort Lifestyle Communities, Adam Kane of Erickson Living and Rick Swartz of Cushman & Wakefield. During the wide-ranging 90-minute discussion, which you can listen to here, the panel tackled CCRC […]

HJ Sims Helps Volunteers of America

Volunteers of America partnered with HJ Sims to issue $39.73 million in tax-exempt bonds to refinance its 268-unit/bed CCRC in Anoka, Minnesota. Originally built in 2012 with 120 skilled nursing beds and 59 assisted/independent living units, this community added 65 IL units and 24 memory care units to the campus, in addition to converting the […]

Ziegler Soars

Ziegler has been dominating the tax-exempt bond financing market for seniors housing, closing over $400 million in issuances since November. Its two most recent transactions involved a couple of not-for-profit CCRC operators. First (and the largest), Ziegler closed $126 million in non-rated, tax-exempt bonds, plus $3.8 million in non-rated, taxable, fixed-rate bonds for C.C. Young […]