Dubai-Based Private Equity Invests in U.S. Seniors Housing

A Dubai-based private equity firm jumped into the senior living market in a big way, acquiring a group of six properties for a total purchase price over $180 million. GFH Capital, a subsidiary of GFH Financial Group, will own 91% of the portfolio, while a Washington, D.C.-based real estate investment firm, Madison Marquette, is acquiring […]

Hunt Real Estate Capital Rises in Phoenix

Nearly a year on from its departure from RED Capital Group, the Kathryn Burton Gray-led team at Hunt Real Estate Capital closed a $7.0 million bridge loan to fund the acquisition of a 44-unit memory care community in Phoenix, Arizona. Brady Johnson originated the deal, with help from Ms. Burton Gray and Michael Jones, working […]

Blueprint Closes Seniors Housing Sales

Coming off an incredibly strong 2018 in M&A (particularly on the skilled nursing side), Jacob Gehl and Scott Frazier of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors announced an assisted living sale in Northern California. The pair represented the single-asset owner/operator that was based in California but was looking to exit the industry. The 145-bed community in […]

Sacramento sale

A joint venture between Harbert Seniors Housing Fund I, LP, Aviva Investors Americas LLC, and Senior Resource Group, LLC, recently acquired an independent/assisted living portfolio of three communities in Sacramento, California. Consisting of 257 total units, the communities were 95% occupied and located in a high barrier-to-entry market. Two of the properties are adjacent to […]

Summer of the Big Deal

We had been talking about how 2016 was the “year of the small deal,” with near-record transaction levels but few mega deals. That changed at the end of July and certainly at the start of August, when several large deals were announced. Welltower caused the biggest stir in acquiring 19 seniors housing properties operated by […]

KeyBank provides $635 million Fannie Mae credit facility

KeyBank provoked some conversation at the recent NIC Conference after announcing that it would provide a $635.6 million Fannie Mae credit facility to subsidiaries of Senior Housing Realty Trust, a Maryland-based REIT owned by an affiliate of Senior Resource Group and its institutional partners. The facility came with a 10-year term (with 10 years of […]