Transactions & Financings: Midwest Health’s $84M Refinancing; MBK Acquires California Community

KeyBank secures $84M financing for 11-property Midwest Health portfolio. A KeyBank Real Estate Capital team led by Vice President Lee Delaveris secured an $84 financing package through Fannie Mae for an 11-property portfolio consisting of independent living and assisted living facilities owned and operated by Midwest Health. The portfolio comprises 584 units with properties located […]

Belmont Village President: Crisis Breeds Innovation, Opportunities

Like senior living providers across the nation, Belmont Village has been tested by the coronavirus pandemic. Yet, despite increased costs and operational complexities, Covid-19 is also spurring innovation and could present growth opportunities for the Houston-based provider, according to President Mercedes Kerr. After a decade with Toledo, Ohio-based real estate investment trust Welltower (NYSE: WELL), […]

Stabilized Senior Housing Occupancy Falls to 88.7% in April

The coronavirus pandemic sent occupancy rates for senior housing and skilled nursing communities on a downward trajectory in April, according to a new intra-quarterly report released Tuesday by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). Senior housing stabilized occupancy among NIC’s 31 primary markets dropped 110 basis points to 88.7% — the […]

Moody’s: Bond Defaults Loom As Covid-19 Hits Senior Housing Hard

No other U.S. public finance sector has been hurt more by the Covid-19 pandemic than senior housing and care, according to Moody’s Investor Service. “While many hospitals, entities with bonds secured by taxes frozen during the economic shutdown, and other types of enterprises are seeing some pinch, no other sector has seen the singular confluence […]

KT Urban, Related, Atria To Create Silicon Valley Senior Housing With Affordable Component

Real estate developer KT Urban is partnering with Related Companies and Atria Senior Living to bring a mixed-use project to Cupertino, California. Plans for the Westport Cupertino project call for 88 townhomes and 206 senior living units, KT Urban Partner Shawn Milligan told Senior Housing News. The project also will involve a 20,000-square-foot retail component, […]

Transactions & Financings: Welltower, Healthpeak Reportedly Sell South Florida Communities at Steep Discounts

Welltower sells Florida assisted living facility for $56M Welltower (NYSE: WELL) sold Aston Gardens Assisted Living in Parkland, Florida for $55.7 million, The Real Deal Miami reports. The buyer was Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors. the property is operated by Discovery Senior Living. The property sold for $78 million in 2015. The latest sale marks a […]