• 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 »
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 »
Christian Living Communities Adds to Colorado Portfolio

Christian Living Communities Adds to Colorado Portfolio

Christian Living Communities, a Denver-based not-for-profit owner/operator of senior living communities across the country, added a 26th property to its portfolio. Located in Grand Junction, Colorado (just east of the Utah border), the community features 40 assisted living and 26 memory care units. Assisted living rents range from $4,450 a month for a studio to nearly $6,600 per month for a two-bedroom unit, while monthly memory care rates started at $6,620 and went as high as $7,030. Additional care fees can also add $535 to $1,535 a month to the bill. That’s a pretty high price point for the area. Confluent Senior Living developed the property in 2017 at a cost around $12.5 million, or... Read More »