IDB Bank Arranges Loan for Florida Facility

Watercrest Senior Living Group’s first-ever “Market Street” senior living community located in Viera, Florida, recently refinanced with the help of Israel Discount Bank of New York (IDB Bank). Opened in 2016 under Watercrest’s new stand-alone memory care brand, the 60-unit community experienced a quick lease-up, reaching 50% occupancy in the first five months after opening. […]

BMO Harris Bank Finances Watercrest’s Latest Senior Living Development

Watercrest Senior Living Group’s latest development in Florida just obtained a construction loan courtesy of BMO Harris Bank’s Healthcare Real Estate Finance group. The community just broke ground last August and is anticipated to open in Summer 2020 with 72 independent living, 96 assisted living and 30 memory care units. Watercrest is developing the community […]

PGIM Arranges Refinance of Watercrest Community

One of Watercrest Senior Living Group’s success stories just reached stabilization and refinanced with the help of Chris Fenton of PGIM Real Estate Finance. Developed at an approximate cost of $17 million, or $191,000 per unit, in Sebastian, Florida, the 89-unit property opened in May 2016 and shot out of the gates in its lease-up, […]

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Waypoint

There’s a new entrant in the seniors housing industry. Real estate investment manager Waypoint Residential, predominantly focused on conventional multifamily and student housing, just made its first acquisition of a senior living community in the town of Starkville, Mississippi (home of Mississippi State University), for $22.7 million, or about $276,800 per unit. Developed in January […]

Watercrest and Waypoint

With its latest seniors housing development in Georgia, Watercrest Senior Living Group is also adding a new partner to its growing roster of development/equity partners. Waypoint Residential, a real estate investment firm focused on multifamily and student housing, is making its debut in the seniors housing industry with this project. Expected to break ground next […]

Watercrest Partners With United Properties In Latest Development

Watercrest Senior Living Group has announced its latest senior living development project, and a brand-new partnership too with United Properties. The joint venture plans to break ground this Fall on a 128-unit luxury assisted living/memory care community in Naples, Florida, with an expected opening in early 2019. United Properties has already

Make Way For Watercrest Senior Living Group

Experience matters when it comes to seniors housing development, especially as newcomers and new money are joining the fray. We’ve all heard cries of overdevelopment in certain markets, which can lead to a host of issues for the industry, including falling occupancy, discounted rents and staff retention. Having so many new entrants to the market […]

HFF in Port St. Lucie

We wrote earlier this week of Watercrest Senior Living Group’s latest development activity, with more than $80 million in its immediate pipeline across the state of Florida. Its largest project, a 128-unit senior living community in Port St. Lucie set to open in the fall of 2017, recently received construction financing with the help of […]

Responsible building is key these days

As a developer, owner and operator, Watercrest Senior Living Group develops its communities with the intent of being in it for the long haul. Uniquely equipped with its own internal market development team, Watercrest uses higher-income thresholds than seen in many typical market studies (with even higher income thresholds to build memory care), and approaches […]