• 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 »
Harrison Street Refinances White Bear Lake Community

Harrison Street Refinances White Bear Lake Community

Cushman & Wakefield acted as the exclusive advisor to a joint venture between The Waters Senior Living and Harrison Street Real Estate Capital on the refinance of their 136-unit senior living community in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Developed in 2016, this community provides independent living, assisted living and memory care services under The Waters brand. The C&W team of Jay Wagner, Sam Dylag and Jack Griffin brought the owners together with the lender, BMO Harris Bank, which provided the $24.3 million loan to take out the original construction financing. Derek Zeller, Imran Javaid and Brian Vis made up the BMO team on the transaction. Read More »

A New Institutional Buyer Lands in Plymouth, Minnesota

A joint venture between The Waters Senior Living and an institutional partner has acquired a recently built assisted living/memory care community in Plymouth, Minnesota, with the help of financing arranged by Aron Will of CBRE. The Waters originally developed and has operated the property in Plymouth, a high-income suburb of Minneapolis. With 61 assisted living and 28 memory care units, the community will still be managed by The Waters. To fund the deal, CBRE secured a $16.25 million floating rate loan from a national bank, with a three-year term that is interest only. That structure seems to be the sweet spot for the prolific Mr. Will. Read More »

Will and The Waters

Going through a life insurance company, Aron Will of CBRE arranged acquisition financing on behalf of a joint venture looking to acquire a 139-unit assisted living/memory care community in Edina, Minnesota. In the affluent suburb of Minnesota, the community was built in 2013 with 97 AL and 42 MC units near a local hospital. Mr. Will worked with a joint venture between an institutional client and The Waters Senior Living in securing a $33.15 million seven-year acquisition loan, with a fixed rate and 18 months of interest-only. Read More »