CBRE Sells A Second First Centrum Independent Living Community

CBRE sold another First Centrum independent living community in Virginia, a couple of years after selling the developer’s 118-unit Glen Allen (Richmond MSA) community for $25.88 million, or $219,280 per unit. The latest deal featured a 120-unit community in Williamsburg. Built in 2010 by First Centrum, it features a range of unit options, from 660- […]

Capital One Closes A Big One

Capital One flexed its banking muscles when it provided just over $551 million in financing to Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors (KAREA) for its purchase of Sentio Healthcare Properties. Announced back in May, the high-profile acquisition included all 34 of Sentio’s seniors housing and medical office properties, and was valued around $825 million. To fund […]

Greystone’s Freddie Mac First

In a first for the seniors housing industry, Greystone closed Freddie Mac’s first-ever lease-up loan for a client in Northern California. More common in the multifamily market, the lease-up program is for experienced clients to lock-in low interest rates earlier in the process for refinancing newly-built properties. Now, for a just-built 66-unit assisted living/memory care […]

SunTrust Bank and Seniors Housing

Despite an apparent tightening in the seniors housing financing world (a topic which we will discuss in detail in our webinar at 1PM on October 27), borrowers may soon have a new name to choose from. SunTrust Bank announced it intends to acquire substantially all assets of the operating subsidiaries of Pillar Financial, LLC, along […]

Green Court buys Arbour Square

A fund sponsored by Green Courte Partners bought Arbour Square of Harleysville, a 276-unit independent living community located about 35 miles north of downtown Philadelphia. The first phase of the property was built in the affluent, high barrier-to-entry market in 2006 (with 151 units), while the remaining 125 units were added in 2014. The newest […]

Freddie and the Queen

HFF recently announced the closing of a sale that we reported on in the January issue of The SeniorCare Investor (but didn’t have full details). The acquired 93-unit assisted living/memory care community is located in the Upper Queen Anne neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, and sold for $36.25 million, or $390,200 per unit, to Washington D.C.-based […]

Walker and Dunlop back at it

Not resting on its laurels following the recent $1.27 billion Freddie Mac financing it closed, Walker & Dunlop announced another financing, this time structuring a $68.2 million construction loan for a 318-unit senior living community to be built in Palm Beach County, Florida. The loan featured a floating rate of about 300 basis points over […]