• 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 »
Portopiccolo Makes Another SNF Acquisition

Portopiccolo Makes Another SNF Acquisition

The Portopiccolo Group just made its third skilled nursing acquisition of the year, making it one of the most prolific buyers in that space in 2019. Its most recent target was a 150-bed skilled nursing facility in Virginia Beach, Virginia. To fund the acquisition, Portopiccolo turned to Contemporary Healthcare Capital to closed $1.97 million in mezzanine financing in addition to receiving a senior loan from United Community Bank. About $2.7 million in capital upgrades will also be funded. The transaction is similar to Portopiccolo’s acquisition earlier this year of a 130-bed skilled nursing facility in Roanoke, Virginia that included a 24-bed accredited ventilator unit. That always... Read More »
Portopiccolo Makes Another SNF Acquisition

The Portopiccolo Group Picks Up Virginia SNF

Contemporary Healthcare Capital worked with skilled nursing owner The Portopiccolo Group to secure mezzanine financing for its latest SNF acquisition. The targeted facility is located in Roanoke, Virginia and features 130 beds, including a 24-bed accredited ventilator unit. To fund its purchase, Portopiccolo obtained a senior loan from United Community Bank (that included a participation sold to Millennium Bank) and a $2.0 million mezzanine loan from Contemporary Healthcare Capital. About $1 million in loan proceeds will also be used for future renovations and upgrades made to the facility. Read More »
Senturian Senior Housing Brokerage Sells Alabama Assisted Living Community

Senturian Senior Housing Brokerage Sells Alabama Assisted Living Community

Watson McCollister of Senturian Senior Housing Brokerage handled the sale of a 56-unit assisted living community in Anniston, Alabama. Built in 2000 on 24 acres, this community includes 32 assisted living and 24 memory care units. It was owned by a local operator and operated at a 26% margin on approximately $2.46 million of gross revenues. Occupancy was 91% when the initial offer was accepted, but shot up to 100% by closing, with NOI substantially improving as well. With the help of an $830,000 mezzanine loan provided by United Community Bank and arranged by Contemporary Healthcare Capital, the out-of-state buyer (based in Charleston, South Carolina) purchased the community for $7.86... Read More »
Contemporary Healthcare Capital Closes Two Mezzanine Loans

Contemporary Healthcare Capital Closes Two Mezzanine Loans

Contemporary Healthcare Capital (CHC) announced two small mezzanine loan closings for clients in the Southeastern United States. First, in Anniston, Alabama, the firm closed an $830,000 loan to fund the acquisition of a 56-unit assisted living/memory care community. Then, to Palm Coast, Florida, where CHC arranged a $2.985 million mezzanine loan, with the help of Peninsula Alternative Real Estate, for a to-be-built 64-unit memory care community. CHC’s lending partner, United Community Bank, provided both loans. Read More »