• Diversified Healthcare Trust Raises Expensive Debt, Ventas Makes Cuts

    Diversified Healthcare Trust Raises Debt Diversified Healthcare Trust tapped the debt markets with a $1.0 billion, five-year senior note offering with a yield of 9.75%. That puts the spread over the 5-year Treasury at about 940 basis points. That has to be the widest spread by a healthcare REIT we have seen in years, if not a decade or two.... Read More »
  • 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 »
The IL and CCRC Markets Rule

The IL and CCRC Markets Rule

After suffering in the aftermath of the Great Recession, Independent Living and CCRC property values and occupancy levels have outperformed the rest of the market. Come and learn why and what may happen in the next recession. Sponsored by The Senior Care Acquisition Reports   We are 10 years into the recovery from the Great Recession, which had an outsized impact on the independent living and CCRC market because they are not need driven. Today, occupancy levels are higher than for assisted living and much higher than skilled nursing. Yet many investors, lenders and developers still shy away from these property types. Are they missing something? Next Thursday, November 14, we will be... Read More »
NHI Expands Relationship with Senior Living Communities

NHI Expands Relationship with Senior Living Communities

Senior Living Communities (SLC) secured financing from National Health Investors to purchase and renovate a 248-unit CCRC in Columbia, South Carolina, bringing the REIT’s relationship with SLC to 11 properties with either a long-term lease or a mortgage loan. The $35 million, or $141,100 per unit, purchase price was funded by a draw on NHI’s revolving credit facility with a $32.7 million loan. It came with a five-year term and two one-year extension options at an interest rate of 7.25%. Originally built in 2000 and continuously expanded through 2014, the entrance fee community has 76 independent living homes, 60 IL units, 40 assisted living units, eight memory care units and a 64-bed... Read More »
Greystone Goes To Canada

Greystone Goes To Canada

Greystone Real Estate Advisors closed back-to-back portfolio sales in Canada. Mike Garbers and Cody Tremper, together with TD Securities, represented the seller of 10 senior living communities located throughout the greater Toronto and Ottawa areas. The 10 communities had 1,245 units, of which 1,045 were independent supportive living and 200 were assisted living. All but two were built or renovated in the past 10 years. Sienna Senior Living paid $298 million, or $239,400 per unit (C$382 million).   In their second transaction, they sold four communities in the greater Edmonton area in Alberta. The 775-unit portfolio included 450 independent supportive living units, 237 assisted living... Read More »