Griffin American Goes To Wisconsin

Griffin-American Healthcare REIT IV gained a foothold in the state of Wisconsin by acquiring two senior care facilities that include independent living, assisted living and also skilled nursing beds. Located in the Madison suburbs of Waunakee and Sun Prairie, the facilities total 254 beds, with the seniors housing portion featuring 100% private pay, and the […]

Ziegler Arranges Bond Financing For First Vermont CCRC

When Vermont’s first CCRC, Wake Robin, was ready to expand its services and its campus to accommodate for its growing demand, it turned to Ziegler to arrange a $67.1 million bond financing to fund the project. Situated near Lake Champlain in a wooded 123-acre campus with many walking trails, the not-for-profit community got its start […]

Ziegler’s June Surge

Ziegler impressed in June, closing over $350 million in tax-exempt bond financing for two CCRC clients. Buckner Senior Living was on the receiving end of the larger closing, a $232.5 million fixed-rate bond issuance to fund the development of its 325-unit entrance fee CCRC in the North Park neighborhood of Dallas. The luxury community is […]

The Senior Care Investors Have Spoken

Last week, we hosted a 90-minute webinar called “Seniors Housing M&A: The Numbers, the Deals and the 2017 Forecast” with panelists Arnold Whitman of Formation Capital, Bill Mulligan of Ziegler and Alan Plush of HealthTrust, and Steve Monroe moderating. The panel discussed our 2016 M&A statistics for the skilled nursing, assisted living and independent living […]

Ziegler Soars

Ziegler has been dominating the tax-exempt bond financing market for seniors housing, closing over $400 million in issuances since November. Its two most recent transactions involved a couple of not-for-profit CCRC operators. First (and the largest), Ziegler closed $126 million in non-rated, tax-exempt bonds, plus $3.8 million in non-rated, taxable, fixed-rate bonds for C.C. Young […]

Canterbury Tales

Ziegler is helping a not-for-profit CCRC that has been operating for about 25 years in Waterford, Michigan (about 40 miles from Detroit) both refund existing debt and fund an extensive repositioning project. Already with 255 rental units, including 75 independent living units, 40 assisted living units and 140 skilled nursing beds, the community is owned […]