• 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 »
SunTrust Bank Refinances Runk & Pratt Community

SunTrust Bank Refinances Runk & Pratt Community

Runk & Pratt, a family-owned operator of senior living communities in western Virginia, refinanced its 171-unit independent/assisted living community in Lynchburg with the help of SunTrust Bank. This isn’t the first transaction between the two. SunTrust had funded Runk & Pratt’s acquisition of the property in 2016 with a short-term bridge loan. Built in 2014, the community has been historically well occupied and generates strong cash flow. Taking out the acquisition debt, it received a $30.9 million Fannie Mae loan, with no recourse, a fixed rate for 10 years and a 30-year amortization schedule. Joshua Hausfeld handled the transaction for SunTrust. Just a year earlier, SunTrust... Read More »
SunTrust Secures HUD Loan For Lynchburg Senior Living Community

SunTrust Secures HUD Loan For Lynchburg Senior Living Community

Family-owned senior living operator Runk & Pratt secured a $13.2 million HUD loan to refinance its assisted living community in Lynchburg, Virginia. Thanks to a connection to the owners through David Wilt, market president of SunTrust Corporate & Commercial Banking in Roanoke, Virginia, Joshua Hausfeld of SunTrust CRE Seniors Housing & Healthcare Finance originated the loan, which came with a 35-year term and 35-year amortization schedule. The community was originally built 40 years ago but converted to assisted living in 1996 and now features 57 units and 81 beds, including some for memory care. It also underwent extensive renovations in 1998, 2003 and 2016, and has... Read More »