Cadence Living Expands in the Southeast

Cadence Living Expands in the Southeast

Cadence Living is certainly in growth mode. Earlier this year, the Scottsdale, Arizona-based operator announced a major expansion into its own state with the acquisition of land in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler to build a 191-unit, $46 million senior living development to join its three other brand-new or nearly-open communities in the area. Then, late last month, the operator announced that it teamed up with Sabra Health Care REIT to acquire an assisted living/memory care community in Poway, California (San Diego MSA). Now, Cadence Living was just selected as manager of seven assisted living/memory care communities and 402 total units across North Carolina, marking its entry in the... Read More »

Griffin-American starts small

After a busy year during which it made over $1.55 billion in healthcare acquisitions, Griffin-American Healthcare REIT-III recently made a relatively small deal in central Pennsylvania, acquiring a 120-unit independent/assisted living community in Palmyra for an undisclosed price. Built in 2007, this community was owned by AMC Delancey Group, Inc. and Heritage Senior Living, which will continue to operate under Griffin-American. Occupancy stood at 93% at the time of the sale. Joshua Jandris, Mark Myers, Charles Hilding and Andrew Hilding of Marcus & Millichap handled the transaction. Read More »

Pay up in Richmond

So far this year, there have been six announced seniors housing transactions valued higher than $300,000 per unit, compared with 16 in 2014. And of the top six deals this year, Griffin-American Healthcare REIT-III was the acquirer in two. First was the company’s acquisition of two senior living communities in Nebraska for $66 million, or $300,000 per unit, announced back in June. But more recently (and at a higher cost), Griffin-American purchased a 186-unit senior living community in Richmond, Virginia, for $64 million, or $344,000 per unit. Built 16 years ago, the community provides 108 units of IL, 60 AL units and 18 memory care apartments, and boasts a greater-than-96% occupancy. The... Read More »

Griffin-American III acquires Trilogy Health Services

Nearly doubling its size in one fell swoop, Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III is acquiring Trilogy Health Services for approximately $1.125 billion (including the assumption of $205.1 million of debt) pursuant to a joint venture with NorthStar Healthcare Income. Griffin-American will own approximately two-thirds of the joint venture (bringing total real estate and related investments to approximately $2 billion) and will act as its manager, while NorthStar will own the other third. Also as part of the transaction, Trilogy’s founder and CEO, Randy Bufford, and other members of the company’s management will own a $24 million, or 3.6%, stake in Trilogy. Mr. Bufford will remain in place to... Read More »