• 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 »
PGIM Closes Freddie Mac Financing For Colorado Community

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 center, lounges and a movie theater.   To take out a previous PGIM loan, Trace Wilson, who led the transaction on PGIM’s behalf, secured a $60 million loan with a 10-year term, five years of interest only and a 30-year amortization period. There was also a floating rate.  Read More »
CBRE Refinances Stabilizing Seniors Housing Portfolio

CBRE Refinances Stabilizing Seniors Housing Portfolio

CBRE refinanced a portfolio of three seniors housing communities owned by a joint venture between LCS and Nuveen Real Estate, an affiliate of the investment management arm of TIAA. These communities feature a combination of assisted living and memory care, with 328 units in total.   Developed by a not-for-profit in 2017 and 2018, they were acquired by the joint venture in 2018 as part of a seven-property portfolio that included four other stabilized communities around the Louisville and Indianapolis MSAs totaling 360 units of assisted living and memory care. The deal represented one of the first large-scale investments in the joint venture’s $300 million capital raise, which CBRE... Read More »
CBRE Refinances Tennessee Senior Living Community

CBRE Refinances Tennessee Senior Living Community

The team at CBRE was in tune working through a Freddie Mac refinance of a senior living campus in Murfreesboro, Tennessee (Nashville MSA). According to our public M&A database, Deal Search Online, the borrower, a joint venture between Venue Capital LLC and Inspirit Senior Living, acquired the property from a local doctor and operator in January 2018 for $12.45 million, or $132,500 per unit. Built in 2001 with 68 assisted living and 26 memory care units, the community was around 85% occupied and operated at a 22% margin on $4.03 million of revenues at the time of that sale.   There was an opportunity to especially improve the memory care census, so in came Inspirit and Venue... Read More »
CBRE Handles Sarasota-Area Sale and Financing

CBRE Handles Sarasota-Area Sale and Financing

It was all hands on deck at CBRE for the sale of an Englewood, Florida (Sarasota MSA) senior living community. We wrote about the deal earlier this week when Chicago Pacific Founders (CPF) announced its acquisition of the property. Featuring 118 units of assisted living and memory care, this community opened in 2017. It is located just minutes from the water and a number of shopping centers and medical facilities. There is also an adjacent 50-acre plot that CPF also acquired to add independent living units and cottages. After leasing up at a rate of approximately six move-ins per month until stabilizing in 2019, the community was 93% occupied at the time of closing. Grace Management will... Read More »
Bellwether Enterprise Secures Freddie Mac Financing

Bellwether Enterprise Secures Freddie Mac Financing

Bellwether Enterprise Real Estate Capital closed a cash-out refinance for a large active adult community in Placentia, California. Owned and operated by Mesa Management, Emerald Isle features a total of 422 units, with both one- and two-bedroom options ranging in size from 588 to 1,128 square feet. There are also numerous amenities, from a fitness center and clubhouse to a putting green and heated swimming pool/spa. It was built in 2004.  Working through Freddie Mac, Bellwether Enterprise’s Jason Krupoff originated $82.487 million in financing for the property. The 10-year loan includes five years of interest only at an interest rate below 3% and was underwritten at a 60% loan-to-value... Read More »