2017 HUD LEAN Rankings Are In

Total HUD LEAN loan volume hasn’t yet reached the heights of its FY2014, when the program closed over $4.2 billion in loans in 484 transactions, but it is getting there. In its FY2017, lenders closed just over $3.4 billion in 310 deals, up 20% from FY2016’s $2.84 billion volume (in 287 deals) and up 26% […]

High price for the Upper West Side

Seniors housing deals valued above $500,000 per unit are rare. In fact, in our M&A database dating back to 1993, only nine have been announced in the U.S. (all since 2015). And up until this month, we only had one domestic deal above $600,000 per unit, which was Health Care REIT’s acquisition of three senior […]

The Market of Lafayette

In the heart of Cajun country, Cushman & Wakefield’s Robert Black and Sean McNee facilitated the sale of two seniors housing communities on behalf of the local owner and operator. Both located less than a mile apart in Lafayette, Louisiana, the all-private pay properties included a 70-unit independent/assisted living community that was built in 1997 […]

HUD Rankings

We reported a few weeks ago that Lancaster Pollard was the most active HUD 232 LEAN lender with 60 transactions with a total value of $554.4 million, but KeyBank was close behind at 54 loans worth $521.8 million. In third place was Housing & Healthcare Finance with 28 deals and $355.9 million. HHC also closed […]

KeyBank provides $635 million Fannie Mae credit facility

KeyBank provoked some conversation at the recent NIC Conference after announcing that it would provide a $635.6 million Fannie Mae credit facility to subsidiaries of Senior Housing Realty Trust, a Maryland-based REIT owned by an affiliate of Senior Resource Group and its institutional partners. The facility came with a 10-year term (with 10 years of […]

NHI/Bickford continuing to grow

As many of you may know, National Health Investors and Bickford Senior Living are in the middle of their joint venture to build 36 assisted living/memory care communities in eight states. The joint venture is mostly funded with borrowings on NHI’s unsecured bank credit facility, but KeyBank National Association recently announced that it secured $78 […]