HUD Lean Volume Hits an All-Time High

The HUD LEAN program had quite a fiscal year 2019, topping $3.7 billion in transaction volume across 288 transactions. The transaction number may be 1% down from the 292 closings in FY2018, but the dollar volume is up 3.6% to reach a record high for the program. HUD used to be the “lender of last […]

Greystone Announces Three Financings and One New Hire

Running the agency gamut at the start of October, Greystone announced three financings it closed through Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and HUD. First up, the firm refinanced an independent living community in Pearland, Texas (Houston MSA) with a 10-year, $37 million Fannie Mae loan. Cary Tremper originated the transaction on behalf of Integrated Real Estate […]

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. […]

Creativcap Shows Off Its Variety

Shortly after its founding earlier this year by Greystone-alum Scott Kavel, Creativcap showed off some impressive variety in its three latest transactions, helping close a life company loan, a mezzanine loan and bridge financing. First, Creativcap was the exclusive correspondent for a $6 million mezzanine loan that is funding the construction of an 87-unit assisted […]

Greystone Finances Southeast SNF Portfolio Acquisition

Fred Levine of Greystone successfully arranged bridge financing for the acquisition of seven skilled nursing facilities in the Southeast. Totaling 874 beds, the facilities are located in North Carolina (6) and Kentucky. Their new owner obtained a $71.92 million bridge loan with a 24-month term, two six-month extensions and no prepayment penalty. Greystone expects to […]

Greystone Refinances on the Jersey Shore

It was a team effort from Greystone to successfully close a Fannie Mae refinance of an assisted living community on the New Jersey Shore. Working on behalf of the borrower, Sage Healthcare Partners, Greystone’s DJ Elefant originated the $24 million loan, with Neal Raburn providing support in structuring, underwriting and closing the transaction. The 10-year […]

Greystone Refinances SentosaCare’s Southampton SNF

Five years have passed since Greystone arranged a $54.5 million acquisition bridge loan for SentosaCare to purchase a 280-bed skilled nursing facility in Southampton, New York. That means it’s time for a refinance, which Fred Levine obliged by arranging a $58.8 million HUD loan with a 35-year term ($210,000 per bed). Located on nine acres […]

Avalon Senior Living Grows

Avalon Senior Living has partnered again with Eastridge Pacific Holdings, LLC (EPH), this time buying three senior living communities in California from HCP, Inc. that had been leased to Brookdale Senior Living. The 205 units (210 beds) offer independent living, assisted living and memory care services. The purchase price was $15.7 million, or $76,585 per […]

CREATIVCAP Closes First Loan

Scott Kavel of Greystone fame has set up his own lending shop at CREATIVCAP, and less than two months since forming the business, he has already closed his first transaction. On behalf of Vista Pointe, an Oregon-based senior living operator, Mr. Kavel arranged $8 million in financing from a life company that featured a seven-year […]