• 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 »
Brookdale And Welltower Reach Agreements

Brookdale And Welltower Reach Agreements

Brookdale Senior Living continues to shrink, which is actually good news, and Welltower investors will be glad to see new operators to spread the risk. That is the result of a series of transactions agreed to by the two companies in a major end-of-quarter announcement. Too bad they couldn’t have done this a year or two ago, but maybe it is the new management at Brookdale. In the first of the transactions, Brookdale will pay Welltower $58 million ($14,164 per unit) to cancel leases on 37 communities with 4,095 units in two different lease pools. The leases had current negative cash flow after lease payments, and the projections were for there to be continued losses on them. They were to... Read More »
The Assisted Living Investors Speak

The Assisted Living Investors Speak

On November 9, 2017, we held a webinar titled “Assisted Living: Buying, Selling and Valuing in a Market Peak,” which you can watch here. Over the course of 90 minutes, our Editor, Steve Monroe, led a discussion featuring Jeff Binder of Senior Living Investment Brokerage, Kevin Kreshover of KeyBanc Capital Markets, Chris Kronenberger of Blue Moon Capital Partners, and Chris Wettig of Legend Senior Living, covering topics that varied from selling AL communities in today’s market, to the added value of adding memory care to an AL community, to whether it is cheaper to build or buy now. And of course, are we currently in, passed, or heading towards a market peak? The webinar yielded some... Read More »