• 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 »
  • Looking for Answers in the Lending Market: A Q&A with Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors

    To get a sense of what is going on in the capital markets in this immediate post-COVID-19 world, we turned to Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors for his own thoughts.   How has the lending environment changed from the beginning of the second quarter to now?  Overall, there is less debt capital available than there was prior to the COVID-19 crisis. ... Read More »
Chicago Pacific Founders Acquires Again

Chicago Pacific Founders Acquires Again

Chicago Pacific Founders appears to be wrapping up 2019 with its sixth acquisition of the year, and eighth added property. The target was a 113-unit assisted living/memory care community in Naples, Florida, located just three miles from the city’s Fifth Avenue District and near shopping centers, medical facilities and entertainment venues. It was previously owned by Prevarian Senior Living and operated by Visiting Nursing Management Company. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but CPF will invest in improvements at the property and will have Grace Management take over as operator. Chicago Pacific’s previous acquisitions this year included two in Arizona, two in Texas and a three-property... 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 »
Chicago Pacific Founders Flourishes This Summer

Chicago Pacific Founders Flourishes This Summer

Chicago Pacific Founders has been one of the most active buyers of senior living assets this summer, announcing four deals since the start of July. Its most recent acquisition involved an 83-unit assisted living/memory care community in Richardson, Texas. Opened in March 2017, the community quickly reached stabilization, with occupancy currently sitting at 94%. It features a number of amenities, including a bistro lounge, movie theater and outdoor courtyard, in addition to being located near shopping, dining and entertainment centers. Evans Senior Investments represented the seller, another private equity firm, in the transaction. To fund the deal, CPF turned to Aron Will, Austin Sacco and... Read More »
IPA Seniors Housing Handles Pittsburgh Portfolio Sale

IPA Seniors Housing Handles Pittsburgh Portfolio Sale

We wrote of Chicago Pacific Founders’ acquisition of a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-area portfolio of independent living communities last week but have now learned that IPA Seniors Housing handled the transaction. The team of Joshua Jandris and Mark Myers, plus Marcus & Millichap’s broker of record in Pennsylvania, Sean Beuche, represented the seller, a partnership between Graziano Construction and Sweetbay Senior Living. Two of the communities were recently built, one in 2017 and the other opening earlier this year. The third property was developed in 2009 and is the only one that is fully stabilized. Totaling 384 units, the portfolio sold for $75 million, or $195,300 per unit. Jordyn... Read More »
IPA Seniors Housing Handles Pittsburgh Portfolio Sale

Chicago Pacific Founders Acquires Pittsburgh Portfolio

Chicago Pacific Founders announced its second acquisition for July, following up on its purchase of a senior living community in Scottsdale, Arizona by picking up three senior living communities in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania market. One of the communities, in North Versailles, was opened in 2009 and is fully stabilized. The other two were opened more recently, in April 2017 for the Bethel Park community and just earlier this year for the community in Pittsburgh. So, cash flow was uneven across the portfolio. The two older properties are independent living communities, while the newest property also features personal care units. As usual, Chicago Pacific Founders’ operating subsidiary,... Read More »