• Private Equity And Nursing Homes

    There have been a lot of stories in the media about private equity and nursing homes, often by The New York Times, which seems to have a “thing” about the nursing home industry. All that we have seen has been negative in varying degrees, mostly dealing with cuts in staffing, declining quality of care and increased leverage.   But a... Read More »
  • Summit LTC Management Acquires East Texas SNF

    The Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors team worked together to sell a 112-bed skilled nursing facility located near the University of Texas Health, East Texas campus in Athens, Texas. Built in 1987, the facility has mostly semi-private rooms. It historically operated well while enrolled in QIPP, but a new local competitor put downward... Read More »
  • Monticello Funds Wisconsin Acquisition and Refinance

    MONTICELLOAM, LLC (Monticello) and its affiliates recently structured first lien debt for a portfolio of three senior care facilities in Wisconsin. The purpose of the debt was two-fold, with a portion going towards the acquisition of an assisted living/skilled nursing property and the remaining amount refinancing two skilled nursing facilities.... Read More »
  • Cambridge Realty Capital Lowers Rate On 16 Facilities

    Cambridge Realty Capital announced a slew of HUD loan modifications in the first half of 2020. The lender worked on behalf of borrowers with a combined 16 healthcare facilities that all had HUD mortgages. They are located in Illinois, California, Ohio, Texas, New Jersey and Iowa. In total, Cambridge funded over $200 million in loan modifications,... Read More »
  • Brookdale, Genesis Report Tough Quarters

    Brookdale Senior Living and Genesis HealthCare, the two largest providers, were not spared from COVID’s devastation in the second quarter. The two largest providers in their respective sectors, Brookdale Senior Living in seniors housing and Genesis HealthCare in skilled nursing, did not escape COVID’s wrath. No one expected they would.... Read More »
Insured success

Insured success

Fortegra Financial Corporation, an affiliate of Tiptree Financial Inc., is a specialized insurance and insurance services company that is dipping its toes in the seniors housing market. That is not to say Tiptree is a debutante to the industry, with its wholly owned subsidiary Care Investment Trust making five acquisitions for 17 properties since 2013. For Fortegra, the company is acquiring a 77-unit senior living community with independent/assisted living and memory care services in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The stabilized property was owned by a regional operator which is exiting the industry with this sale. Fortegra is paying $11.5 million, or $149,351 per unit, for the community and is... Read More »
And the vote is in…

And the vote is in…

On October 13, our editor Steve Monroe moderated a webinar called “Skilled Nursing: Buying, Selling & Valuing,” with panelists Ben Atkins, Chairman of Traditions Senior Management, Charles Bissell, Executive Director of Integra Realty Resources, Ben Firestone, Senior Managing Director & Founding Partner of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, and Stephen Graham, SVP/Director of Post-Acute Acquisition & Development of MedEquities Realty Trust. During the 90 minutes, we posed two poll questions to our listeners and got some interesting results. First, in response to “Should high acuity, subacute SNFs sell with a higher or lower cap rate than more traditional SNFs?,” 55% of... Read More »

Seven sales in North Carolina

Mike Pardoll of Marcus & Millichap burst out of the gate in July, arranging the sale of seven senior care properties (six assisted living and one skilled nursing facility) in North Carolina in three separate transactions, totaling almost $43 million. The first was the sale by a not-for-profit foundation of five assisted living properties with 300 units (there are 60 units at each) for $22.3 million, or about $74,300 per unit. Meridian Senior Living was the buyer. Second, a group of private investors sold their 60-unit assisted living community in Wadesboro, North Carolina to Meridian Senior Living for $4 million, or $66,700 per unit. Finally, Mr. Pardoll, together with Mark Myers also... Read More »