The Gold Standard A Bit Tarnished

A scathing article from The Washington Post discloses quality problems at HCR ManorCare before its sale to Welltower and ProMedica Health System. For those of you who missed the Thanksgiving weekend article from the Washington Post about poor care at HCR ManorCare’s nursing facilities in Pennsylvania, well, why ruin a great weekend? All kidding aside, it did not portray HCR ManorCare in […]

CBRE Completes Kennewick Recap

Switching around lending partners, a joint venture between Bourne Financial Group and Cascadia Senior Living recapitalized and refinanced their 138-unit assisted living/memory care property in Kennewick, Washington, with the help of CBRE’s Aron Will. The memory care portion was completed in 2015, with the assisted living finished in 2016, and since then, both acuities have […]

Quality Care Properties and HCR ManorCare One Step Closer

While the financial deterioration of HCR ManorCare continues, at least there was some good news in the past few weeks that may result in an agreement between it and its landlord, Quality Care Properties. Apparently, the DOJ has filed a notice to dismiss its case against HCRMC which was filed in April 2015 relating to […]

Private Equity Taking Center Stage

In every investment cycle, there are different factors that impact valuations and transaction volume. In the seniors housing and care acquisition market, there have been periods when public REITs came to dominate acquisition activity, then there were nontraded REITs that took center stage (at least for smaller transactions), and there has been the private equity […]

Quality Care Properties Seeking Receiver for HCR ManorCare

Quality Care Properties is taking its issues with HCR ManorCare (the lack of full rent payments) one step further. Late yesterday QCP announced  that it is initiating a legal process to appoint an independent receiver to oversee the operation of the skilled nursing and assisted living properties that it owns which are leased to HCRMC. […]

Quality Care Properties Getting Ready To Deal

Timing is everything. In the April issue of The SeniorCare Investor, we wrote about what the decline in financial performance at HCR ManorCare (HCRMC) from the 12-month period ending September 30, 2016 to the 12-month period ending December 31, 2016. Annualized EBITDAR dropped by $5.5 million which, although not a big number, was enough to […]

Financing the future

We wrote earlier this month of Capitol Seniors Housing’s large acquisition in the Seattle area, which involved four communities and some 368 units of assisted and independent living for a purchase price of $78 million, or $211,957 per unit. It turns out Aron Will of CBRE financed the transaction on behalf of the joint venture […]