• 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 »
Lancaster Pollard Refinances Mission Senior Living Community

Lancaster Pollard Refinances Mission Senior Living Community

Orix Real Estate Capital may be making some big moves of late, highlighted by its acquisition of Hunt Real Estate Capital, but it hasn’t stopped them from getting back to business closing transactions. Rob McAdams of Orix affiliate Lancaster Pollard Mortgage Company recently helped Mission Senior Living refinance one of its newest senior living communities. Opened in 2018 in Yuma, Arizona, the community features 56 assisted living units, with a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom options, and 32 private and semi-private memory care units. Amenities include a bistro and coffee bar, movie theater, concierge, barber shop, beauty salon, wellness center, and a private office for visiting... Read More »
ORIX Acquires Hunt Real Estate Capital

ORIX Acquires Hunt Real Estate Capital

ORIX Corporation USA is continuing to make waves in the senior care lending space. Two years after the firm acquired Lancaster Pollard, they have now agreed to acquire Hunt Real Estate Capital, a subsidiary of Hunt Companies, Inc. In addition to that deal, upon closing, Hunt Real Estate Capital’s President and Chief Investment Officer, James P. Flynn, will become the CEO of the combined entity. For the Hunt loan origination team, including Kathryn Burton Gray as Senior Managing Director, James Scribner, Jason Smeck and Brady Johnson, they should be reunited with their former RED Capital Group colleagues, after leaving the group in early 2018. The Lancaster Pollard, RED Capital Group and... Read More »
Hunt Real Estate Capital Refinances Recently-Expanded Property

Hunt Real Estate Capital Refinances Recently-Expanded Property

After a recent expansion, a small assisted living community in Tremonton, Utah, is refinancing through Fannie Mae with the help of Brady Johnson, Andy Kitts and Heath Coryell of Hunt Real Estate Capital. Originally built in 1995, the 28-unit community was Utah-based SAL Management’s first acquisition, back in 2006. The company’s portfolio has now expanded beyond Utah to Arizona and Colorado, as well. At the Tremonton location, they recently opened 12 new units after completing an extensive renovation and expansion, which included updates to all areas of the building. With the project done, and the community stabilized, SAL obtained a $3.74 million refinance. Read More »
Hunt Real Estate Capital Rises in Phoenix

Hunt Real Estate Capital Rises in Phoenix

Nearly a year on from its departure from RED Capital Group, the Kathryn Burton Gray-led team at Hunt Real Estate Capital closed a $7.0 million bridge loan to fund the acquisition of a 44-unit memory care community in Phoenix, Arizona. Brady Johnson originated the deal, with help from Ms. Burton Gray and Michael Jones, working on behalf of the joint venture buyer that consisted of CALCAP Real Estate Advisors, a California-based real estate investment firm, and Greg Roderick, President and CEO of Frontier Management. This is CALCAP’s first foray into seniors housing, and they will certainly benefit from Mr. Roderick’s operating experience. Built in 2000 but renovated in 2016, the community... Read More »
SLIB Seals the Deal

SLIB Seals the Deal

Brad Clousing of Senior Living Investment Brokerage successfully sold a 32-unit assisted living community in Dawsonville, Georgia to a private partnership that includes affiliates of Gryphon Senior Living. Also helping to facilitate the deal was the Proprietary Loan Group at Hunt Real Estate Capital, which kicked off its balance sheet lending program with a $6.2 million loan to fund not only the $5.8 million, or $181,250 per unit, acquisition but also an expansion project. Originally built in 2015 with 32 units and 37 operating beds, the community has been consistently fully occupied and now is set to expand with another 12 private units of either assisted living or memory care. About... Read More »