Watermark Retirement Communities and JV Partner Acquire Two Assets

The joint venture between Titan Development and EverWest Real Estate Investors decided to sell two of its “Élan” assets in the Southwest. Each property features 77 assisted living and 36 memory care units, for a total of 220 units with 226 beds. The Austin, Texas property opened in late 2016, and just after, the Albuquerque […]

Kayne Anderson Closes on Three California Communities

Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors has joint ventured with Watermark Retirement Communities to add three more California senior living communities to its portfolio thanks to financing provided by SunTrust Bank. Two of the communities were located in the Los Angeles market (in Whittier and Riverside). Averaging about 20 years in age, they had previously been owned […]

BMO’s Busy Summer

Shunning any summer doldrums, BMO Harris Bank’s Healthcare Real Estate Finance group announced two loan closings in the last week, on the back of a $200 million facility it closed on behalf of Kayne Anderson Real Estate Advisors and Watermark Retirement Communities earlier this month. First, in Hugo, Minnesota, the group acted as sole lender […]

Brand-New Tampa Development Sells To PE Group

The team of Allen McMurtry, Paul Carr and David Kliewer of Cushman & Wakefield helped a development collaboration successfully sell its two-year old assisted living/memory care community in the Tampa, Florida area. Gulf Coastal Development and Rookis Development (along with operator Watermark Retirement Communities) have a history of teaming up to develop other senior living […]

Two Seniors Housing Developments Find Financing With HJ Sims

HJ Sims helped land financing for a couple of luxury senior living developments across the country this month, with two bond placements totaling over $45 million. The larger project, located in Palm Coast, Florida, is being developed by affiliates of the Tuscan Garden Group to include 86 assisted living and 44 memory care units (166 […]

NHI in the Nutmeg State

Just a week after announcing it exercised a purchase option on five assisted living/memory care communities from Bickford Senior Living, National Health Investors has made another large purchase, including two Connecticut CCRCs for $56.3 million, or $119,787 per unit/bed. Built in 1968 with a 2009 renovation, the 241-unit/bed community in Bridgeport features 186 independent living […]

High-acuity community to be built

Aron Will, together with Jim Sellers and Tim Prouty, of CBRE arranged a $25.03 million construction loan for a joint venture between The Freshwater Group and Kayne-Anderson to build a 129-unit/135-bed senior care community in Tucson, Arizona. The loan, placed through a regional bank, featured a three-year floating rate term which then converts to a […]

CBRE arranges financing for 15-CCRC portfolio

Aron Will, Mitchell Kiffe and Matthew Whitlock of CBRE arranged $410 million in financing on behalf of NorthStar Healthcare Income and The Freshwater Group/Watermark Retirement Communities to purchase a portfolio of 15 rental and entrance fee CCRCs. The seller, Fountains Senior Living, a subsidiary of Arcapita, had previously hired Watermark as the day-to-day operator of […]