• Grandbridge Arranges Two Seniors Housing Sales

    Not long after making the move from Cushman & Wakefield to Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, the Tampa-based team of Allen McMurtry, Dave Kliewer and Jay Jordan announced a couple of seniors housing sales. First, they were tapped by the owner of an independent living/assisted living community near Springfield, Massachusetts... Read More »
  • Colliers International Announces Florida Portfolio Deal

    Damien and Ken Carriero of Colliers International kicked off their 2021 campaign with the sale of three assisted living communities totaling 180 units and 313 beds in Florida. Previously owned by Florida Seniors Properties, Inc., these communities are located in Port Richey, Casselberry and Zephyrhills, with an average occupancy of just... Read More »
  • Plains Commercial Sells Oklahoma SNF

    Daniel Morris, formerly of CBRE but now Founding Partner of Plains Commercial Real Estate in charge of seniors housing investment sales and leasing, has arranged the sale of a small skilled nursing facility in Fairland, Oklahoma. Featuring 29 beds, the facility was built in the mid-1960s with a small footprint of just about... Read More »
  • Keybank Secures Fannie Mae Refinance For Five Communities

    KeyBank Real Estate Capital secured Fannie Mae financing for a portfolio of five seniors housing communities in several states operated by Enlivant. The long-term, non-recourse debt was secured by Charlie Shoop at an attractive interest rate. Plus, KeyBank’s Tim Sylvain, Paul Di Vito and Patrick Gilbreath originated and structured a balance sheet... Read More »
  • Watercrest Expands Into Virginia

    Watercrest Senior Living Group announced the groundbreaking of its first seniors housing community in the state of Virginia. This will also be the furthest north development in Watercrest’s portfolio, so far, as the Florida-based developer/operator has plans to expand its Mid-Atlantic offering. In yet another... Read More »
CBRE Originates Second Fannie Mae Financing for NC Community

CBRE Originates Second Fannie Mae Financing for NC Community

The CBRE team of Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Tim Root arranged a refinance of a 100-unit independent living community in Durham, North Carolina, just two years after financing the property’s acquisition. Originally built as a hotel in 1985 but renovated and converted to IL in 2013, the community was purchased by Focus Healthcare Partners in October 2017 for $15.8 million, or around $160,000 per unit. At the time, it was fully occupied and operated at close to a 30% margin on over $3.1 million of revenues. The deal resulted in a cap rate of about 6.3%. Amenities include an interior courtyard with an in-ground pool, bocce court, putting green, theater, library, coffee/juice bar and community... Read More »
CCRC With Potential Sells in Northern Virginia

CCRC With Potential Sells in Northern Virginia

The team at IPA Seniors Housing highlighted a CCRC’s highly desirable location in the affluent Washington, D.C. suburb of Fairfax, Virginia, to sell the asset to an affiliate of Focus Healthcare Partners. Andrew Hilding, Mark Myers and Joshua Jandris represented the seller, Thompson Associates, in the sale, which did not disclose a price. The property, built in phases from 1980 to 1986, consisted of 306 total beds, including 96 skilled nursing beds and the rest coming with either independent living or assisted living services. Age apparently is holding the community back from competing well in the high-income market, so Focus plans to complete a substantial renovation of it. It has the... Read More »
Cushman & Wakefield’s Strong Start to February

Cushman & Wakefield’s Strong Start to February

Cushman & Wakefield’s Seniors Housing Capital Markets team has been closing a lot of business in the shortest month of the year, negotiating the sale of a couple of portfolio transactions on opposite sides of the country. First, out West, the team of Rick Swartz and Jay Wagner advised Focus Healthcare Partners in their sale of two seniors housing communities in Portland, Oregon. Including a 127-unit independent living community built in 2006 and a 58-unit assisted living/memory care community built in 2007, these communities both recently received significant capital improvements. The AL community interestingly was the last acquisition of Sunwest Management before the company went into... Read More »
Capitol Seniors Housing’s Premium Sale

Capitol Seniors Housing’s Premium Sale

Only three years after buying a senior living community in Park Ridge, Illinois (Chicago MSA), Capitol Seniors Housing (CSH) is selling at a premium. Originally built as a hotel in 1962 but converted to senior living in 1986, this property includes 154 units of independent living, assisted living and memory care. CSH had purchased it in September 2015 from a local family for a price of $32 million, or about $220,700 per unit, at a cap rate of 7.2%. Occupancy was in the mid-90s at the time, and the community operated at a 25% margin on $9.2 million of revenues. CSH planned to invest up to $5.5 million in renovations and complete a memory care conversion previously started by the seller.... Read More »
Grandbridge Goes Green, Again

Grandbridge Goes Green, Again

Utilizing Fannie Mae’s Green Rewards financing product, Richard Thomas and Meredith Davis of Grandbridge Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance Group arranged a $25.5 million acquisition loan to fund the purchase of a 93-unit assisted living/memory care community in Alpharetta, Georgia. Focus Healthcare Partners’ dedicated senior housing fund was the borrower and will retain The Arbor Company as the community’s operator. This type of transaction seems to have become a recent specialty of Grandbridge’s, as the firm so far in 2018 has closed nearly $300 million in financings through Fannie Mae’s Green Rewards program, across 13 properties, which is the most among Fannie Mae DUS lenders... Read More »