• Grandbridge Arranges Two Seniors Housing Sales

    Not long after making the move from Cushman & Wakefield to Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, the Tampa-based team of Allen McMurtry, Dave Kliewer and Jay Jordan announced a couple of seniors housing sales. First, they were tapped by the owner of an independent living/assisted living community near Springfield, Massachusetts... Read More »
  • Colliers International Announces Florida Portfolio Deal

    Damien and Ken Carriero of Colliers International kicked off their 2021 campaign with the sale of three assisted living communities totaling 180 units and 313 beds in Florida. Previously owned by Florida Seniors Properties, Inc., these communities are located in Port Richey, Casselberry and Zephyrhills, with an average occupancy of just... Read More »
  • Plains Commercial Sells Oklahoma SNF

    Daniel Morris, formerly of CBRE but now Founding Partner of Plains Commercial Real Estate in charge of seniors housing investment sales and leasing, has arranged the sale of a small skilled nursing facility in Fairland, Oklahoma. Featuring 29 beds, the facility was built in the mid-1960s with a small footprint of just about... Read More »
  • Keybank Secures Fannie Mae Refinance For Five Communities

    KeyBank Real Estate Capital secured Fannie Mae financing for a portfolio of five seniors housing communities in several states operated by Enlivant. The long-term, non-recourse debt was secured by Charlie Shoop at an attractive interest rate. Plus, KeyBank’s Tim Sylvain, Paul Di Vito and Patrick Gilbreath originated and structured a balance sheet... Read More »
  • Watercrest Expands Into Virginia

    Watercrest Senior Living Group announced the groundbreaking of its first seniors housing community in the state of Virginia. This will also be the furthest north development in Watercrest’s portfolio, so far, as the Florida-based developer/operator has plans to expand its Mid-Atlantic offering. In yet another... Read More »
HealthPeak Sells 10 Aegis Living Communities

HealthPeak Sells 10 Aegis Living Communities

HealthPeak Properties continues its exit from the seniors housing business, both its sale/leaseback portfolio as well as its RIDEA assets. In a large transaction, HealthPeak has sold 10 assisted living and memory care communities to its tenant, Aegis Living, which partnered with Blue Moon Capital Partners in the deal. The purchase price for the real estate (to HealthPeak) was $350 million, but the total price for the entire transaction was closer to $440 million, or about $626,700 per unit. Not too bad during a pandemic.   The 10 properties are located in California (6), Washington (3) and Nevada (1). Average occupancy in the third quarter... Read More »
PGIM Closes Freddie Mac Financing For Colorado Community

PGIM Closes Freddie Mac Financing For Colorado Community

A Denver-area senior living community refinanced with a Freddie Mac loan arranged by PGIM Real Estate. Spectrum Retirement Communities developed the community in 2009 and has been operating it ever since. It currently features 130 independent living, 60 assisted living and 18 memory care units. Amenities include a beauty sale, bistro, fitness center, lounges and a movie theater.   To take out a previous PGIM loan, Trace Wilson, who led the transaction on PGIM’s behalf, secured a $60 million loan with a 10-year term, five years of interest only and a 30-year amortization period. There was also a floating rate.  Read More »
PGIM Real Estate Refinances Virginia Memory Care

PGIM Real Estate Refinances Virginia Memory Care

PGIM Real Estate closed the refinance of a memory care community in Forest, Virginia (Lynchburg MSA), the second it has closed for the client this year. Runk & Pratt built the property in 1999 to include 76 units and has added a number of unique features, such as a multi-sensory room that provides soothing and engage stimuli to its residents. There are also three enclosed courtyards and a greenhouse, along with on-site therapy. Occupancy was around 89%.  Christopher Fenton and Catherine Eby of PGIM Real Estate facilitated the $13.2 million HUD financing, which came with a 35-year term and amortization. The loan replaces HUD debt that had a higher interest... Read More »
PGIM Closes HUD Refinance for Maryland SNF Portfolio

PGIM Closes HUD Refinance for Maryland SNF Portfolio

PGIM Real Estate successfully closed a scattered site refinance through HUD of a portfolio of assisted living communities in Maryland. Operated by Rose Hill Management, the three communities total 64 units, with one property in Annapolis featuring two 16-unit buildings (plus memory care services) and the communities in Pasadena and Odenton each featuring just one 16-unit building. Occupancy was around 90% across the 1990s-vintage portfolio.   To consolidate the debt across the three sites, Chris Fenton of PGIM led the way on securing a single $5.5 million HUD loan with a 35-year term.  Read More »
PGIM Simplifies Capital Stack at NOLA Facility

PGIM Simplifies Capital Stack at NOLA Facility

Refinancing a complicated capital stack, PGIM Real Estate Finance secured a $10.7 million HUD loan for a 112-bed skilled nursing facility in New Orleans, Louisiana. The facility was built by the not-for-profit St. Margaret’s Foundation in 2013 on the site of the former Lindy Boggs Medical Center, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Its $33 million construction was initially funded using New Market Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, OCD Loan Funds, FEMA grant money, a bank loan and sponsor equity. PGIM simplified things and significantly reduced the amount of debt with the HUD loan. Located within five miles of seven acute-care hospitals, the facility features 100 units in... Read More »