• 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 »
Juniper Communities Shifts Focus from Florida

Juniper Communities Shifts Focus from Florida

Juniper Communities has completely exited the state of Florida, with Bradley Clousing and Jeff Binder of Senior Living Investment Brokerage facilitating the final sale. With the transaction, the assisted living/memory care provider will now focus on its established Northeast and Colorado markets, where it has eight communities in Pennsylvania, two in New Jersey and five in the Centennial State. The Naples community was originally built in 2000, which in the heavily developed southwestern Florida market is certainly on the older side. Age isn’t everything, but it does usually affect the rents you can charge, which has a cascading effect if any fixed or variable costs were to suddenly shoot... Read More »
Contemporary Secures Another Mezz Loan

Contemporary Secures Another Mezz Loan

Contemporary Healthcare Capital helped finance another acquisition this month for a 50-bed skilled nursing facility in Gastonia, North Carolina. Ivy Senior Living was the borrower, obtaining both a senior loan from Millennium Bank and Alliance Bank, and a $504,750 mezzanine loan from Contemporary. The combined loans will fund the acquisition, a $200,000 working capital line of credit and $200,000 for facility renovations. This is the second acquisition mezzanine financing Contemporary has closed in the last month. In September, the firm helped affiliates of Opal Senior Living acquire a 115-bed assisted living/memory care community in Nashville, Tennessee. Opal received a $500,000 mezzanine... Read More »