• Q2 Senior Care M&A Falls To Seven-Year Low

    Well, we can’t say we aren’t surprised. COVID-19 and the economic ramifications stemming from social distancing and quarantine measures took a toll on seniors housing and care M&A, leaving the sector with just 59 publicly announced transactions in the second quarter. Back in early April, we said the second quarter’s deal total would... Read More »
  • Senior Living Investment Brokerage Announces Four Closings

    The floodgates opened at Senior Living Investment Brokerage. Just as we entered July, the firm announced four closings for three skilled nursing facilities and a memory care community. Jason Punzel, Brad Goodsell and Vince Viverito first represented a local owner/operator in their sale of a 59-unit memory care community in Springfield, Oregon... Read More »
  • Blueprint Handles Large Pacific Northwest Disposition

    Amy Sitzman, Dan Mahoney and Blake Bozett of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors handled the sale of eight small assisted living communities divided evenly between Washington and Oregon. News of the deal came out in June with two separate acquisition financing announcements from JD Stettin of Carnegie Capital, the first for the Oregon... Read More »
  • Returning Home To Assisted Living

    After being pulled out of her assisted living community because of the pandemic, a mother asks to return “home.” In the June issue of The SeniorCare Investor we wrote about how an industry professional lost the argument with his younger sister about moving their mother out of her assisted living community and into the sister’s home.... Read More »
  • Fairstead Acquires Another Section 8 Senior Apartment Community

    It’s been less than a month since Fairstead, a fully-integrated real estate firm focused on the development, acquisition and operation of affordable and mixed-income housing, purchased a 123-unit affordable senior apartment complex in Sunrise, Florida. But, the firm is doubling down on its strategy and acquired another complex in South Florida. ... Read More »
Greystone Closes Two Freddie Mac Financings

Greystone Closes Two Freddie Mac Financings

Greystone ended October with a couple of varied transactions. First, Cary Tremper facilitated a Freddie Mac $43.98 million loan to support the acquisition of a 207-unit senior living community in Daly City, California (San Francisco MSA). The loan was originated on behalf of the borrower, Senior Resource Group and Welltower. Built between 2008 and 2011, the community has been managed by SRG since 2012. It offers independent living and assisted living units. Then, if seniors housing has an affordability problem, then maybe age-restricted manufactured housing communities are part of the solution. To that end, Greystone arranged a $33.7 million Freddie Mac loan to refinance one of those... Read More »
Dubai-Based Private Equity Invests in U.S. Seniors Housing

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 another 6%. Two of the three operating partners GFH has selected to manage the communities, JEA Senior Living, Senior Resource Group and Independence Village, have also each co-invested in their respective properties. The acquired portfolio is geographically spread out in California, Washington and Michigan, and is currently 93% occupied, on average,... Read More »
Hunt Real Estate Capital Rises in Phoenix

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 on behalf of the joint venture buyer that consisted of CALCAP Real Estate Advisors, a California-based real estate investment firm, and Greg Roderick, President and CEO of Frontier Management. This is CALCAP’s first foray into seniors housing, and they will certainly benefit from Mr. Roderick’s operating experience. Built in 2000 but renovated in 2016, the community... Read More »
Blueprint Closes Seniors Housing Sales

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 Lodi currently features no memory care, but the incoming owner and operator are looking to change that, in addition to implementing some substantial renovations. Atlantis Senior Living and a Northern California-based operator teamed up to acquire the community for an undisclosed price. Mr. Gehl was also involved in the sale of... Read More »

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 each other, creating a continuum of care campus. The local owner/operator seller transitioned management over to Senior Resource Group, which already operates 17 communities in the state. Read More »