• 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 »
Propero Funds Mission Development

Propero Funds Mission Development

Lancaster Pollard’s Propero Seniors Housing Equity Fund III helped fund the construction of a new independent living community in Reno, Nevada. Mission Senior Living is building the community, which will feature 130 total units when it opens in the summer of 2020. A combination of equity provided by Propero and a bank loan funded the $22 million, or $169,200 per unit, construction project. The Propero structure allowed Mission to minimize the amount of upfront capital needed for the development and provides a clear path to ownership. Read More »
Cushman & Wakefield’s Deal Double

Cushman & Wakefield’s Deal Double

Showing off its range of services, Cushman & Wakefield closed a couple of transactions for clients in both Minnesota and Arizona. First up, David Rothschild and Mary Christian sold a high-quality senior living community in Woodbury, Minnesota for $22 million, or $285,714 per unit. Welltower bought the community, which opened in June 2015 with 39 independent/assisted living units, 32 memory care units and six care suites. Oppidan Investment Co. developed the community and had brought in Ebenezer to manage it. However, the buyer will put in place new management, which we believe will be New Perspective Senior Living. Occupancy was heading above 80% at the time of sale. For more... Read More »