REIT Buys Boston Senior Care Property

REIT Buys Boston Senior Care Property

National Health Investors picked up a senior care campus outside of Boston, Massachusetts for a purchase price over $50 million. The REIT also immediately leased it back to the previous operator, Wingate Healthcare, for a 10-year term with three 5-year renewal options and an initial annual lease rate of 7.5% plus annual fixed escalators. Located in Kingston, this campus features three separate buildings with 34 independent living units, 69 assisted living units and 164 skilled nursing beds. Funding the acquisition with a draw on its revolving credit facility, NHI plans to spend up to $1.9 million in capital improvements over the next two years, which will be added to the lease... Read More »
Wingate Healthcare Gets Financing From Gemino Healthcare Finance

Wingate Healthcare Gets Financing From Gemino Healthcare Finance

Gemino Healthcare Finance, a specialty finance company and portfolio company of Solar Senior Capital Ltd. that is focused on providing senior secured loans to healthcare service providers, recently funded a $6 million senior secured credit facility on behalf of an affiliate of New England senior living operator, Wingate Healthcare. Family-owned for nearly 30 years, Wingate operates over 35 senior living communities mostly in Massachusetts (where it is based) but also in New York and Rhode Island. The company used the loan proceeds to pay off existing debt and for working capital purposes, gaining additional liquidity as it continues to grow. Read More »