• JLL Announces Seniors Housing Portfolio Deal

    The JLL team got off to a prolific start this January, already handling a couple of transactions across 17 seniors housing properties. The big one involved the sale of 16 seniors housing communities previously owned by a publicly traded REIT. Totaling more than 1,800 units, these communities were located in three states and consisted of... Read More »
  • Blueprint Sells a SNF in Louisiana

    Brooks Blackmon of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors headed down to the bayou to sell a 120-bed skilled nursing facility in Oak Grove, Louisiana (near the border of Arkansas). Built in stages from the 1960s through 1987, the facility had been owned by multiple generations of a local family since its opening, and now they are... Read More »
  • Recent Senior Care M&A Deal Chart, Week Ending January 22, 2021

    The M&A market was on fire in the last month of 2020, and got off to a fast start in 2021. Check out our recent senior care M&A deal chart. Long-Term Care   AcquirerTargetPrice Non-traded REIT16 seniors housing communitiesN/A Local individualAssisted living community in San Antonio, TXN/A Regional owner/operatorCarroll Nursing... Read More »
  • Lakeland Bank Finances Skilled Nursing Expansion in NJ

    A skilled nursing owner/operator in Morris County, New Jersey (New York City MSA) obtained financing from Lakeland Bank to expand and improve its services in the state. The $4.1 million loan will help fund renovations to underutilized space and increase the number of available licensed beds at the unnamed facility.   The... Read More »
  • Jon Harder Gets Sentence Commuted

    When was the last time anyone thought about Jon Harder, the founder and CEO of Sunwest Management who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the “misuse of investment funds during the real estate crisis” of 2007 to 2009? Well, that is an understatement if we ever saw one. At its height, Sunwest was one of the largest senior living... Read More »
Contemporary Secures Another Mezz Loan

Contemporary Secures Another Mezz Loan

Contemporary Healthcare Capital helped finance another acquisition this month for a 50-bed skilled nursing facility in Gastonia, North Carolina. Ivy Senior Living was the borrower, obtaining both a senior loan from Millennium Bank and Alliance Bank, and a $504,750 mezzanine loan from Contemporary. The combined loans will fund the acquisition, a $200,000 working capital line of credit and $200,000 for facility renovations. This is the second acquisition mezzanine financing Contemporary has closed in the last month. In September, the firm helped affiliates of Opal Senior Living acquire a 115-bed assisted living/memory care community in Nashville, Tennessee. Opal received a $500,000 mezzanine... Read More »
Contemporary Nails Nashville Acquisition Financing

Contemporary Nails Nashville Acquisition Financing

Contemporary Healthcare Capital helped affiliates of Opal Senior Living to acquire a 115-bed assisted living/memory care community in Nashville, Tennessee. Opal received a $500,000 mezzanine loan from Contemporary and an accompanying senior loan from CoastalStates Bank. In addition to funding the acquisition, the combined financing also provided for about $300,000 in additional property renovations and upgrades. Previously a skilled nursing facility until it was substantially renovated and converted to assisted living, the community features 60 AL beds and 55 MC beds, and it is one of only two senior living properties in the Nashville metro area to accept Medicaid waiver... Read More »
Contemporary Healthcare Capital’s Latest Mezz Closings

Contemporary Healthcare Capital’s Latest Mezz Closings

Contemporary Healthcare Capital (CHC) closed two more mezzanine financings, working with bank partners to round out the capital stacks in the two transactions. CHC first returned to Wenatchee, Washington, where it had originally closed a $6.8 million construction loan and a $1.35 million mezzanine loan in December 2014 to fund Regency Pacific Management’s development of a 55-bed skilled nursing facility. After opening in 2016, the time has now come to refinance, and CHC was tapped to provide a $2.4 million mezzanine loan. CoastalStates Bank of Hilton Head, South Carolina provided the senior portion of the total $8.4 million uni-tranche loan. Then, in Mesquite, Nevada, CHC closed a $2.5... Read More »
Ryders Health Management Secures Financing For Connecticut Acquisition

Ryders Health Management Secures Financing For Connecticut Acquisition

Ryders Health Management acquired a 90-bed skilled nursing facility in eastern Connecticut, thanks to financing provided by both Contemporary Healthcare Capital and CoastalStates Bank of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Located in the town of Windham, the facility was previously owned by Affinity Healthcare but went into receivership following Affinity’s bankruptcy filing in 2016, its second in just six years. Now, the facility will complement Ryders’ six other SNFs located throughout Connecticut. To acquire the property and invest $1.55 million in capital improvements, Ryders obtained a $1.454 million mezzanine loan from Contemporary and a $4.725 million senior loan from CoastalStates... Read More »