• 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 »

Aron Will and Avanti Senior Living

Plans for an Avanti Senior Living community in Covington, Louisiana (New Orleans MSA) have been in the works for several years. Now, it is one step closer, with Aron Will of CBRE arranging a $14 million construction loan to fund the project. A regional bank provided the financing, which features a four year, floating rate term and 48 months of interest only. Avanti is developing the project in a joint venture with Iron Point Partners, an investment manager that manages several real estate private equity funds. Designed with the local style in mind, the planned community will resemble a large manor house, featuring 60 assisted living units and 50 memory care units. Adding to its appeal, the... Read More »

RED funds Avanti’s growth

Avanti Senior Living, which is developing five senior living communities in the Southeast (three in Texas and two in Louisiana) turned to RED Capital Partners to help fuel its construction pipeline, receiving a second $13.8 million balance sheet construction loan to build a 90-unit assisted living/memory care community in Flower Mound, Texas. The community will feature 50 units of assisted living and 40 units devoted to memory care, and represents Avanti’s third project to break ground under its joint venture with an affiliate of real estate fund manager, Iron Point Partners. Last December, RED also arranged a $13.5 million balance sheet construction loan for Avanti to construct a 90-unit... Read More »

Berkadia secures $93 million in financing

We wrote last month of ROC Seniors Housing Fund Manager’s purchase of 14 senior living properties with 1,038 units from a joint venture between Iron Point Partners and Meridian Senior Living for an undisclosed price. The portfolio was mostly assisted living (719 units), with 208 memory care units and 111 independent living units as well. To fund the acquisition, ROC turned to Berkadia to arrange an $84 million, three-year floating-rate loan through BBVA Compass Bank. Berkadia also contributed $20 million of the overall financing through its Proprietary Bridge Lending Platform. In addition, earlier this year ROC purchased a 76-unit assisted living and memory care community in Canton, Ohio,... Read More »

ROC’s busy 2015

It’s been a busy 2015 for ROC Seniors Housing Fund Manager, which is part of Salt Lake City-based Bridge Investment Group Advisors. So far this year, ROC has acquired 21 senior living communities in nine different states, totaling 2,247 units, coming on the heels of a 14-property, $230 million-deal announced in September 2014. Not all of the 2015 transactions had revealed prices, but the price per units ranged from $77,700 per unit for a 345-unit senior living community in Glendale, Arizona, up to $246,700 per unit for a portfolio of 4 assisted living communities in Texas. The most recent transaction, announced last week, was the purchase of 14 senior living properties (with 1,038 units of... Read More »