• 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 »
Pardoll Closes Slew of Southeast Sales

Pardoll Closes Slew of Southeast Sales

Mike Pardoll of Marcus & Millichap has spent the last few months crisscrossing the Southeast, closing a number of seniors housing and skilled nursing transactions along the way. Starting in Dickson, Tennessee (Nashville MSA), he represented a private individual in selling their 70-bed skilled nursing facility to another private individual buyer. Leased by Mission Health (an affiliate of the private equity firm Windward Health Partners) as part of a 10-facility lease that includes other SNFs in Tennessee and Georgia, the facility was originally built in 1974. It was well occupied at 90% and produced around $930,000 in annualized 2018 EBITDA. The current lease is $31,000 per month, which... Read More »
Contemporary Closes Mezzanine Loan for Cascade Acquisition

Contemporary Closes Mezzanine Loan for Cascade Acquisition

The team at Contemporary Healthcare Capital closed a $5 million mezzanine loan to the affiliates of Citadel Care Centers and Cascade Capital Group for their acquisition of four skilled nursing facilities in Florida. The portfolio totals 460 licensed beds and has locations in Fernandina Beach, Haines City, Orange County and North Port. Contemporary closed the loan in conjunction with a senior loan and accounts receivable line provided by SunTrust Bank. The purchase price came to just over $106,000 per bed, and Mike Pardoll of Marcus & Millichap and Mark Myers (formerly with Marcus & Millichap) represented the seller. This announcement comes just a month after Cascade revealed that... Read More »
Giannini Sells Two Rural SNFs in Northern Minnesota

Giannini Sells Two Rural SNFs in Northern Minnesota

Two skilled nursing facilities that are struggling with census sold in rural Minnesota thanks to Ray Giannini of Marcus & Millichap. Featuring 80 skilled nursing and 10 assisted living beds at one location in Eveleth, and 83 skilled nursing beds in the town of Virginia, these facilities were both built in the 1960s near the Iron Range in northern Minnesota. They were not well-occupied, at just 50.5% and 64%, and cash flow was also limited. Monarch Healthcare Management purchased the facilities from Benedictine Health System for $6.5 million, or $37,600 per bed. Read More »
Marcus & Millichap’s Mom & Pop Sale

Marcus & Millichap’s Mom & Pop Sale

A local mom & pop sold its only skilled nursing facility in Lodi, California, and hired Rob Reis of Marcus & Millichap to seal the deal. Built in stages between 1956 and 1964, the facility features 86 licensed beds in 49 units, split between 14 private rooms, 27 shared rooms and six three-bed wards. There was also a secure dementia ward comprised of 18 beds. Occupancy was consistently in the mid-90s, with an approximate 70% Medi-Cal census, but there was also strong local competition, so cash flow was negative. The new owner should be able to take advantage of the steady income from the dementia unit, the quality physical plant and implementation of PDPM later this year to turn... Read More »
Cascade Capital Continues to Grow

Cascade Capital Continues to Grow

Cascade Capital Group announced a few large transactions totaling 15 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities with more than 1,550 licensed beds for a combined purchase price of $130 million. In one of the transactions, Cascade purchased eight skilled nursing facilities in California that are being leased to The Ensign Group and The Providence Group, with the majority going to Ensign. Five have been transitioned and three more will be transitioned over the next few months. Sector Financial provided senior financing for the acquisition and Formation Lending Group provided the mezzanine debt. In the second transaction, Cascade acquired five skilled nursing facilities and two assisted... Read More »