• 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 »
Persimmon Refinances Pennsylvania Portfolio

Persimmon Refinances Pennsylvania Portfolio

Patrick Shearer of KeyBank Real Estate Capital’s Commercial Mortgage Group secured $28 million of HUD financing for three seniors housing communities in Pennsylvania owned by Baltimore-based Persimmon Ventures, LLC and operated by Live Cardinal. All three communities offer assisted living and memory care services. Built in 1994 in Landisville, the largest property has 135 beds in 115 units and received a $16 million loan. A 59-unit community, which was built in 1987 in the town of Millersville, got an $8 million loan. The smallest community has just 45 units but 85 total beds. Built in 2000, it was acquired from The Hollinger Group for $3.8 million, or $84,400 per unit, at a 9.2% cap rate.... 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 »

The Hollinger Group exits the seniors housing market

Last month, we wrote about Care Investment Trust’s purchase of the Hollinger South Portfolio, which included five properties in South Carolina (4) and Florida (1) and sold for $29.1 million, or $103,000 per unit. This month, the remaining senior living properties owned by The Hollinger Group, dubbed The Hollinger North Portfolio, were sold to Care Investment Trust, a subsidiary of Tiptree Financial, Inc., for $54.48 million, or about $181,000 per unit, with a 7.5% cap rate. The communities, which consisted of 299 units of assisted living and memory care units, were located in Maryland (3), New Jersey (1), Pennsylvania (1) and Virginia (1). Average occupancy was around 94% and the... Read More »