• 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 »
Confluent Senior Living Sells, and Grows

Confluent Senior Living Sells, and Grows

Confluent Senior Living announced the sale of three of its senior living communities in Iowa, Oregon and New Mexico, hiring CBRE to close the deal. All three communities were, and will continue to be, operated by MorningStar Senior Living. The West Des Moines, Iowa property opened in March 2018 with 85 assisted living and memory care units, and the Beaverton, Oregon (Portland MSA) property opened later that year in November with 104 AL and MC units. In January 2019, the Santa Fe, New Mexico community was completed with 85 AL/MC units. All three were still in lease-up, but with no change in operator, that should continue unabated. Just last month, Confluent also sold its 66-unit assisted... Read More »
Confluent/HRA Enters Connecticut Senior Living Market

Confluent/HRA Enters Connecticut Senior Living Market

Confluent Senior Living and Harbor Retirement Associates are entering the Connecticut market with their development of a 113-unit assisted living/memory care community in the greater Hartford area. Set to break ground this month, the project is set on a 5.8-acre site in the town of South Windsor and will feature 65 assisted living and 48 memory care units. It is located a half-mile from a high-end, outdoor mall with specialty shops and restaurants and one mile from The Shoppes at Buckland Hills, which feature big-box retail, dining and entertainment. Amenities will be plentiful at the property, including a barber and beauty salon, fitness and wellness center, bar/lounge, club room,... Read More »
Ambitious 2018 Ahead For Harbor Retirement Associates

Ambitious 2018 Ahead For Harbor Retirement Associates

Florida-based senior living developer/operator, Harbor Retirement Associates, has a plan to open a new assisted living/memory care community nearly every month in 2018, a tall order for any operator or developer. HRA will start the year by opening a community each in Jacksonville, Florida, and Long Grove, Illinois (Chicago MSA) in January. Then, throughout the year, the company has grand openings planned in Delaware, Ohio, South Carolina, Florida and Virginia, bringing the 2018 total to 10 new communities. And that’s following the three communities HRA opened recently in McKinney and Southlake, Texas and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Operationally, opening 10 communities in a year is hard... Read More »

Bourne Financial Group makes push into seniors housing

Founded in 2014 by Robert and R. Kyle Bourne, Bourne Financial Group (BFG) is set to open its first 10 assisted living communities across the country by the end of 2016, representing an investment of over $200 million. Not short on experience, BFG’s leadership, all formerly of CNL Financial Group, has over 90 years of combined of experience in seniors housing, health care, and real estate finance and investments. In their first two funds, BFG has raised over $45 million in equity, which will go towards building eight communities in various locations across the country. Typically, in a secondary market, their development costs will start around $200,000 per unit, and go up to $240,000 in... Read More »