• Q2 Senior Care M&A Falls To Seven-Year Low

    Well, we can’t say we aren’t surprised. COVID-19 and the economic ramifications stemming from social distancing and quarantine measures took a toll on seniors housing and care M&A, leaving the sector with just 59 publicly announced transactions in the second quarter. Back in early April, we said the second quarter’s deal total would... Read More »
  • Senior Living Investment Brokerage Announces Four Closings

    The floodgates opened at Senior Living Investment Brokerage. Just as we entered July, the firm announced four closings for three skilled nursing facilities and a memory care community. Jason Punzel, Brad Goodsell and Vince Viverito first represented a local owner/operator in their sale of a 59-unit memory care community in Springfield, Oregon... Read More »
  • Blueprint Handles Large Pacific Northwest Disposition

    Amy Sitzman, Dan Mahoney and Blake Bozett of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors handled the sale of eight small assisted living communities divided evenly between Washington and Oregon. News of the deal came out in June with two separate acquisition financing announcements from JD Stettin of Carnegie Capital, the first for the Oregon... Read More »
  • Returning Home To Assisted Living

    After being pulled out of her assisted living community because of the pandemic, a mother asks to return “home.” In the June issue of The SeniorCare Investor we wrote about how an industry professional lost the argument with his younger sister about moving their mother out of her assisted living community and into the sister’s home.... Read More »
  • Fairstead Acquires Another Section 8 Senior Apartment Community

    It’s been less than a month since Fairstead, a fully-integrated real estate firm focused on the development, acquisition and operation of affordable and mixed-income housing, purchased a 123-unit affordable senior apartment complex in Sunrise, Florida. But, the firm is doubling down on its strategy and acquired another complex in South Florida. ... Read More »
Harrison Street Picks Up PGIM-Owned Portfolio

Harrison Street Picks Up PGIM-Owned Portfolio

In last month’s SeniorCare Investor we mentioned that the team at Newmark Knight Frank would have approximately $1.2 billion in closings in December. They may have reached half of that in one deal. Although no price is being disclosed on the transaction, we did get a sneak look at parts of the offering memorandum from one of the other bidders. PGIM sold a portfolio of Brightview Senior Living-managed communities with a total of 11 communities in Maryland, New Jersey and Massachusetts. Based on our internal records, PGIM purchased 10 of these communities from Brightview in 2014 for about $360 million, or $350,000 per unit and an estimated cap rate of 7%, according to our Deal Search Online... Read More »
CBRE Refinances Luxury Texas CCRC

CBRE Refinances Luxury Texas CCRC

Four years after he arranged construction financing for a to-be-built rental CCRC in Houston, Texas, Aron Will of CBRE is refinancing the property on behalf of its owners, joint venture partners Bridgewood Property Company and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital. Located in the affluent Houston neighborhood of River Oaks, the property opened in 2017 with 198 units, the majority being independent living, with assisted living and memory care units too. Bridgewood’s wholly-owned management affiliate, Retirement Center Management, operated the community since inception. In 2015, Mr. Will had arranged a $49.7 million floating-rate loan, with a six-year term, 48 months of interest only and an... Read More »
CBRE Closes Two Bank Financings for Senior Living Clients

CBRE Closes Two Bank Financings for Senior Living Clients

Aron Will of CBRE ended July with two bank financings for senior living clients in three states. First, in Texas, he was joined by Austin Sacco and Adam Mincberg to refinance two 76-unit assisted living/memory care communities in Boerne (San Antonio MSA) and Round Rock (Austin MSA). Both properties were developed by a joint venture between Harrison Street Real Estate Capital and Franklin Development Properties in 2017, and have been managed by Franklin Development’s operating affiliate. To refinance the original construction debt, CBRE secured a three-year, floating-rate loan with 24 months of interest only from a national bank. Then, that CBRE trio was joined by Tim Root to refinance... Read More »
Harrison Street Refinances White Bear Lake Community

Harrison Street Refinances White Bear Lake Community

Cushman & Wakefield acted as the exclusive advisor to a joint venture between The Waters Senior Living and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital on the refinance of their 136-unit senior living community in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Developed in 2016, this community provides independent living, assisted living and memory care services under The Waters brand. The C&W team of Jay Wagner, Sam Dylag and Jack Griffin brought the owners together with the lender, BMO Harris Bank, which provided the $24.3 million loan to take out the original construction financing. Derek Zeller, Imran Javaid and Brian Vis made up the BMO team on the transaction. Read More »
Harrison Street Exits Oregon Assets

Harrison Street Exits Oregon Assets

The Springs Living successfully recapitalized its exiting equity partner, Harrison Street Real Estate Capital, in a couple of senior living communities with the help of a bank loan secured by Aron Will, Austin Sacco and Adam Mincberg of CBRE National Senior Housing. Originally acquired as part of larger $65 million four-property portfolio in 2012, these two properties are located within the Portland, Oregon MSA. With an average age of about 15 years, they currently feature a total of 145 independent living, 82 assisted living and 41 memory care units. The Springs (TSL) and Harrison Street had invested a significant amount of capital into the properties to make them the top competitors in... Read More »