Lancaster Pollard Secures HUD Construction Debt

Lancaster Pollard Secures HUD Construction Debt

Jason Dopoulos of Lancaster Pollard secured construction financing through HUD on behalf of Sunshine Retirement Living to expand its presence in southern California. Already with two senior living communities in the San Diego area, the Oregon-based Sunshine, along with Welbrook Senior Living, is working on building its first in the Los Angeles MSA. The Fountain Valley community will feature 106 assisted living and 39 memory care units when it opens in 2020. Situated about 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles, it is also ideally located next to Fountain Valley Regional Hospital, which certainly adds to the property’s appeal. With its low interest rate, the $36 million HUD loan should help... Read More »
Coast-To-Coast Closings From CBRE

Coast-To-Coast Closings From CBRE

Aron Will of CBRE continued his recent run of activity with two more transactions. Up first was a bank financing arranged on behalf of a joint venture between Bourne Financial Group and HRA Senior Living to refinance their newly-built 96-unit assisted living/memory care community in Wilmington, Delaware. The high-quality community boasts an upscale salon and spa, as well as a bocce court, yoga and fitness studios. It’s also located near two large shopping centers. CBRE secured a $25.5 million, five-year non-recourse loan with 36 months of interest only shortly after the property received its certificate of occupancy. Estimated lease-up figures in the affluent area must have been... Read More »

New player in transitional care

It may sound odd to talk about a robust development pipeline of transitional care facilities and not focus on Mainstreet, which has dominated the market with plans to invest up to $5 billion in the next five years. Nevertheless, a new entrant to the transitional care market, National Healthcare Realty (NHR), is setting out to build 20 facilities in the next three years as the preferred developer for Welbrook Senior Living (not to be confused with Mainstreet’s “Wellbrooke” brand of facilities). Led by Mark Wimer, formerly of Kindred Healthcare and Sun Healthcare Group, Welbrook currently has six facilities located in California, Nevada and Utah, while also self-developing two more... Read More »