• 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 »
GFH Capital Gets Financing From Greystone

GFH Capital Gets Financing From Greystone

Last month, Dubai-based private equity firm GFH Capital jumped into the senior living market in a big way, acquiring a group of six properties for a total purchase price over $180 million. Now, Greystone has announced that it provided a total of $115 million in Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Shariah-compliant financing to support the acquisition. Cary Tremper originated the financing on behalf of GFH (which will own 91% of the portfolio) and Washington, D.C.-based real estate investment firm Madison Marquette, which is acquiring another 6%. JEA Senior Living, Senior Resource Group, two of the three operating partners GFH has selected to manage the communities, have also each co-invested in... Read More »
Dubai-Based Private Equity Invests in U.S. Seniors Housing

Dubai-Based Private Equity Invests in U.S. Seniors Housing

A Dubai-based private equity firm jumped into the senior living market in a big way, acquiring a group of six properties for a total purchase price over $180 million. GFH Capital, a subsidiary of GFH Financial Group, will own 91% of the portfolio, while a Washington, D.C.-based real estate investment firm, Madison Marquette, is acquiring another 6%. Two of the three operating partners GFH has selected to manage the communities, JEA Senior Living, Senior Resource Group and Independence Village, have also each co-invested in their respective properties. The acquired portfolio is geographically spread out in California, Washington and Michigan, and is currently 93% occupied, on average,... Read More »