• Carnegie Capital Announces Latest Closings

    JD Stettin of Carnegie Capital has certainly had his hands full recently, having closed a couple of refinances in the Pacific Northwest, no easy task in the early days of COVID-19, we’re sure.   Mr. Stettin first sourced and structured a cash-out refinance of a 60-unit memory care community near Eugene, Oregon. Featuring a roughly 50-50 mix of... Read More »
  • PGIM Refinances Tennessee Senior Living Community

    PGIM Real Estate announced its latest transaction, with Executive Director Chris Fenton leading the way. It involved a $10.6 million HUD refinance of a senior living community in Ashland City, Tennessee. Built in 2015 with 100 beds in 80 units, the community provides assisted living and memory care services in a four-story building.   Thunderhawk... Read More »
  • Greystone Arranges HUD Construction Debt

    Working through HUD, Lisa Fischman of Greystone facilitated construction financing for an assisted living community to expand its Buffalo, New York-area campus. Originally built in 2003 with 110 beds in 84 units, the community is located on a 20-acre campus. Onsite amenities including a theater, physician’s office and beauty salon certainly... Read More »
  • Genesis HealthCare’s Shares Double in Value

    Leading up to Genesis HealthCare’s first quarter earnings release and conference call, the company’s share price took off. The rise started on May 22 when it jumped by 22% on high volume, but then it added another 35% on volume that was 10 times the average. In the course of four days, the price more than doubled, from $0.63 per share to $1.37... Read More »
  • Looking for Answers in the Lending Market: A Q&A with Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors

    To get a sense of what is going on in the capital markets in this immediate post-COVID-19 world, we turned to Alec Blanc of Monarch Advisors for his own thoughts.   How has the lending environment changed from the beginning of the second quarter to now?  Overall, there is less debt capital available than there was prior to the COVID-19 crisis. ... Read More »
Greystone Arranges HUD Construction Debt

Greystone Arranges HUD Construction Debt

Working through HUD, Lisa Fischman of Greystone facilitated construction financing for an assisted living community to expand its Buffalo, New York-area campus. Originally built in 2003 with 110 beds in 84 units, the community is located on a 20-acre campus. Onsite amenities including a theater, physician’s office and beauty salon certainly helped attract residents, and the community consistently boasted a waiting list.   With that full occupancy, ownership decided to embark on an expansion that would feature 32 new assisted living units and 23,000 total square feet, including the expansion of the campus’ existing communal spaces, all at a cost of approximately $7.5 million, or $234,400... Read More »
SLIB Succeeds With Two Recent Closings

SLIB Succeeds With Two Recent Closings

Senior Living Investment Brokerage announced two closings this week, one seniors housing and one skilled nursing. Starting with the SNF, Ryan Saul represented a private California-based owner in the sale of their 71-bed facility in Pekin, Illinois. A regional owner/operator with other facilities in Illinois paid $1.5 million or $21,100 per bed, for the property.  Originally built in 1964, the facility was just 62% occupied at the time of the sale but boasted a 57% quality mix, including a 52% private pay census. Cash flow was negative at the time of the sale on nearly $4.24 million of revenues. The seller had inherited the day-to-day management of the facility from her late... Read More »
Greystone Funds Harbert’s Acquisition of California Community

Greystone Funds Harbert’s Acquisition of California Community

Harbert Seniors Housing Fund II, L.P. has acquired a 134-unit senior living community in Rocklin, California thanks to a Fannie Mae financing arranged by Greystone. Built in 2015 and operated by Merrill Gardens, this community operated with independent living, assisted living and memory care units, with a licensed capacity of 142 residents. Merrill Gardens will be a joint venture partner in the community, in addition to continuing as operator. The $37 million structured adjustable rate mortgage loan comes with a 10-year term and five years of interest only. Read More »
Greystone Gets Freddie Mac Funding for To-Be-Built Community

Greystone Gets Freddie Mac Funding for To-Be-Built Community

A new seniors housing community for low-income residents is being developed in Covington, Georgia, thanks to Freddie Mac financing arranged by PJ McDevitt of Greystone. Dominium Holdings, one of the largest affordable housing development/management companies in the country, is building the community, which will feature 198 total units with one-, two- and three-bedroom layouts. The properties will be located near the Newton County Senior Center, considered to be one of the most active senior centers in the state. That can only help both the fill-up and also the residents’ experience. Completion is expected sometime in 2021. To fund the project, Dominium obtained a $15.8 million Freddie Mac... Read More »
Greystone Arranges HUD Construction Debt

Greystone Closes Two Freddie Mac Financings

Greystone ended October with a couple of varied transactions. First, Cary Tremper facilitated a Freddie Mac $43.98 million loan to support the acquisition of a 207-unit senior living community in Daly City, California (San Francisco MSA). The loan was originated on behalf of the borrower, Senior Resource Group and Welltower. Built between 2008 and 2011, the community has been managed by SRG since 2012. It offers independent living and assisted living units. Then, if seniors housing has an affordability problem, then maybe age-restricted manufactured housing communities are part of the solution. To that end, Greystone arranged a $33.7 million Freddie Mac loan to refinance one of those... Read More »