• Private Equity And Nursing Homes

    There have been a lot of stories in the media about private equity and nursing homes, often by The New York Times, which seems to have a “thing” about the nursing home industry. All that we have seen has been negative in varying degrees, mostly dealing with cuts in staffing, declining quality of care and increased leverage.   But a... Read More »
  • Summit LTC Management Acquires East Texas SNF

    The Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors team worked together to sell a 112-bed skilled nursing facility located near the University of Texas Health, East Texas campus in Athens, Texas. Built in 1987, the facility has mostly semi-private rooms. It historically operated well while enrolled in QIPP, but a new local competitor put downward... Read More »
  • Monticello Funds Wisconsin Acquisition and Refinance

    MONTICELLOAM, LLC (Monticello) and its affiliates recently structured first lien debt for a portfolio of three senior care facilities in Wisconsin. The purpose of the debt was two-fold, with a portion going towards the acquisition of an assisted living/skilled nursing property and the remaining amount refinancing two skilled nursing facilities.... Read More »
  • Cambridge Realty Capital Lowers Rate On 16 Facilities

    Cambridge Realty Capital announced a slew of HUD loan modifications in the first half of 2020. The lender worked on behalf of borrowers with a combined 16 healthcare facilities that all had HUD mortgages. They are located in Illinois, California, Ohio, Texas, New Jersey and Iowa. In total, Cambridge funded over $200 million in loan modifications,... Read More »
  • Brookdale, Genesis Report Tough Quarters

    Brookdale Senior Living and Genesis HealthCare, the two largest providers, were not spared from COVID’s devastation in the second quarter. The two largest providers in their respective sectors, Brookdale Senior Living in seniors housing and Genesis HealthCare in skilled nursing, did not escape COVID’s wrath. No one expected they would.... Read More »
Blueprint Handles Large Louisiana Portfolio Deal

Blueprint Handles Large Louisiana Portfolio Deal

So, it begins. Brooks Blackmon and Steve Thomes of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors announced the firm’s first 2020 closing, selling a portfolio of five seniors housing communities in Louisiana. Representing the Georgia-based owner/operator who had originally developed the communities, the pair found a buyer in a joint venture between Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV and Georgia-based Senior Solutions Management Group (SSMG). Built in the late-1990s, the communities boasted a good reputation in their local markets and historically stable operations. However, the previous owner was looking to refocus on development in their home state, so a sale was pursued. SSMG entered the... Read More »
Meridian Moves into Central California Communities

Meridian Moves into Central California Communities

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV found a new operator in Meridian Senior Living for three of its northern California communities. Acquired as part of a five-property portfolio acquisition in June 2017 from Nazareth Healthcare, these communities were then leased to Colonial Oaks under a 15-year absolute net lease with annual rent escalators of 6.5% after the first year and 2.5% thereafter. They were 100% occupied at the time and featured a mix of assisted living and memory care services in Menlo Park (45 MC beds), Sacramento (160 AL and MC beds) and Fairfield (102 MC beds). Originally, there was a second tranche of facilities supposed to be acquired in the 2017 deal, but Griffin-American... Read More »
Griffin-American IV Closes Fourth Quarter Acquisition in Michigan

Griffin-American IV Closes Fourth Quarter Acquisition in Michigan

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV announced a number of transactions that they closed in the fourth quarter of 2018. Most of them involved medical office building portfolios, but one saw the acquisition of five assisted living communities in Michigan for an undisclosed price. Totaling 302 units with locations in Grand Rapids, Holland, Howell, Lansing and Wyoming, the communities were previously owned and operated by Vista Springs Assisted Living, which promptly leased them back to continue as operator through 2033 under an absolute net lease structure. This is the first tranche closed of a larger Michigan assisted living portfolio, so we await Part-II. Read More »
Another Missouri Purchase For Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV

Another Missouri Purchase For Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV returned to Missouri yet again to acquire an assisted living community in the St. Louis suburb of Warrenton. The single-asset transaction follows two portfolio deals for the REIT in the Show Me State, which included eight skilled nursing facilities bought for $88.2 million and two skilled nursing facilities that were a part of a 24-property (the rest located in Illinois) acquisition for a combined $78.5 million. G-A IV acquired the Warrenton property in a RIDEA structure with the incoming operator, Meridian Senior Living, and will own 98% of the JV. Built in 2000, the 53-unit community was 91% occupied, with a 100% private pay census, and in the past... Read More »
Senior Living Investment Brokerage’s Summer Surge

Senior Living Investment Brokerage’s Summer Surge

As the temperatures rose, the team at Senior Living Investment Brokerage heated up too, following up its portfolio closing in Florida with two deals in the Lone Star State. First, in east Texas, Matthew Alley worked with an independent owner/operator to sell their long-held skilled nursing facilities in Grand Saline and Athens. Built in the 1960s, the facilities were operating just above breakeven on approximately $3.5 million of combined revenues. The 76-bed facility in Grand Saline was 65% occupied, while the 82-bed Athens facility had run into some major regulatory issues and was just 52% occupied. Another independent owner/operator based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area stepped in as the... Read More »