• PGIM Closes Freddie Mac Financing For Colorado Community

    A Denver-area senior living community refinanced with a Freddie Mac loan arranged by PGIM Real Estate. Spectrum Retirement Communities developed the community in 2009 and has been operating it ever since. It currently features 130 independent living, 60 assisted living and 18 memory care units. Amenities include a beauty sale, bistro, fitness... Read More »
  • Bridge Loan Closed in Boonville, New York

    Greystone has provided a $10.37 million bridge loan for the refinance of a skilled nursing facility in Boonville, New York, about 25 miles north of Utica. Opened in 1947 but expanded in 1958, 1964 and 1985, the facility features 120 beds and an outpatient occupational therapy program. It was renovated in 2008 and now consists of 54 semiprivate... Read More »
  • Truist Provides Refinance to National Senior Campuses

    The Obligated Group of National Senior Campuses, Inc. (Obligated Group), which consists of five large CCRCs located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and New England, is currently embarking on a $517 million refinancing that will replace existing debt with long-term financing. Truist Financial Corporation announced that it provided... Read More »
  • Senior Care Stocks Stay High After Vaccine News

    After Pfizer’s vaccine announcement on November 9, pretty much every publicly traded senior care provider and REIT saw their share prices jump significantly. We believe that much of the exuberance was mainly from the removal of uncertainty surrounding both the vaccine and the election, but as we said earlier this month, it is not like... Read More »
  • CareTrust REIT Adds Skilled Nursing Portfolio

    The skilled nursing portfolio deals keep on coming, this time from a familiar source. CareTrust REIT announced its acquisition of four skilled nursing facilities in Texas, around the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. Totaling 554 skilled nursing beds and 24 assisted living beds, they are currently leased to operating affiliates of The Ensign Group,... Read More »

Build it and they will come

If your marketing team presells 75% of all units within two months of initiating pre-sales (and that number nears 95% pre-sold just after groundbreaking), then you clearly did your homework in determining local demand. Either that or what you offer is just better than any competitor around you. That is what Greenbrier Development has experienced as it breaks ground on Phase II on Beacon Hill at Eastgate, a CCRC in Grand Rapids, Michigan. First opened in 2010 with 114 independent living units, 40 assisted living units, 35 memory care units, 29 skilled nursing beds and 20 rental apartments, Beacon Hill filled to 95% occupancy within just two years. Now, Greenbrier is adding 56 independent... Read More »