The Tale of Two SNFs

Every now and then, there is a transaction that really highlights the two diverging skilled nursing markets. On the one side are the older, traditional SNFs that struggle with high Medicaid censuses, rising physical plant costs and shrinking operating margins, and often end up selling for under $50,000 per bed, or lower. Then, there are […]

Lancaster Pollard Refinances Texas SNFs

Four years on from their acquisition, four skilled nursing facilities owned by Summit Healthcare REIT refinanced through HUD, thanks to Jason Dopoulos of Lancaster Pollard. Located in Granbury, Woodville, Jacksonville, and Longview, Texas, Summit and its joint venture partner, Best Years, LLC, acquired the facilities in 2015 for $27 million, or $55,900 per bed. They […]

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 […]

Merchants Capital Finances New Middle-Income Communities

A Midwestern developer of affordable and middle-income senior living communities, Wallick Communities, recently opened three assisted living communities in Ohio and obtained bridge financing to fund them through lease-up towards an eventual refinance with HUD. Merchants Capital, a division of Merchants Bank, arranged the nearly $50 million in bridge loans for the three developments. They […]

Lancaster Pollard Keeps the HUD Closings Coming

Lancaster Pollard Mortgage Company just closed its 16th HUD financing since the government shutdown ended in January. They clearly did their leg work during the shutdown, as in the first three weeks following it, 16 of the 25 FHA 232 commitments issued by HUD went to Lancaster Pollard, for a total of $224 million in […]

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 […]