• 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 »
NHI Expands Comfort Care Partnership

NHI Expands Comfort Care Partnership

National Health Investors expanded its relationship with Comfort Care Senior Living, adding another Michigan assisted living community to its existing portfolio with the operator. The collaboration began in 2018 when NHI acquired two assisted living communities in Bridgeport and Saginaw, Michigan for $17.1 million, or $164,400 per unit. Those properties, both built within the last five years, were then leased to Comfort Care at an average yield of 8.1% with CPI-based escalators. Now, NHI is acquiring a brand-new, 73-unit assisted living/memory care community in the town of Brighton at a price of $13.5 million, or $184,900 per unit. Comfort Care is assuming operations under a 10-year lease... Read More »
NHI Expands Comfort Care Partnership

National Health Investors Invests in Michigan

National Health Investors entered into a new relationship in Michigan, after acquiring a pair of assisted living communities from, and leasing them back to, affiliates of Comfort Care Senior Living. The targets were built in the last five years around Saginaw, Michigan, and include a 51-unit assisted living/memory care community in Bridgeport and a 53-unit AL/MC community in Thomas Township. National Health Investors bought the properties for $17.1 million, or about $164,400 per unit, with a cap rate just below 9% based on estimated EBITDA, and leased them to Comfort Care at an average yield of 8.1% with CPI-based escalators. NHI also obtained a purchase option on two additional... Read More »