Harrison Street Reportedly Raises $720M for Potential $2B Fund; Senior Housing a Target

Harrison Street has reportedly raised $720 million for a new fund to be invested in senior housing and other types of real estate. The fund ultimately could raise up to $2 billion, according to a Nov. 17 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Chicago-based Harrison Street raised $720 million within 60 days and […]

PGIM Real Estate Provides $460M Loan As Part Of Merrill Gardens Portfolio Acquisition

PGIM Real Estate provided a $460 million loan to help fund the acquisition and recapitalization of a 10-property senior living portfolio operated by Seattle-based Merrill Gardens. The announcement of this financing, made on Thursday by PGIM Real Estate, sheds further light on this deal. Previously, local news sources reported that certain communities had changed ownership, […]

Welltower Reportedly Sells Merrill Gardens Portfolio for About $700 Million

Recent local news reports suggest that Toledo, Ohio-based real estate investment trust Welltower (NYSE: WELL) has sold its stake in all 10 communities in its senior housing operating portfolio operated by Seattle-based Merrill Gardens. Public records in Santa Clara County, California, show that Welltower recently sold a Merrill Gardens community located in San Jose and […]

Covid-19 Driving Cap Rate Expansion, Could Lead to Pricing Disconnect for Senior Living

While the Covid-19 pandemic will surely cause major disruptions in the short-term, the senior housing industry is still a good long-term bet if the economy rebounds relatively quickly. The conditions which have girded the senior housing market in recent years — changing demographics chief among them — are not expected to leave with Covid-19. At […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Sabra Health Care REIT’s $430 Million Deal

Sabra Health Care REIT Announces $430 Million Deal Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) recently revealed a plan to buy 24 skilled nursing and transitional care units on the West Coast for $430 million. Read more at Skilled Nursing News. Sagora Senior Living Purchases Community in Kingwood, Texas Fort Worth, Texas-based Sagora Senior Living recently purchased the […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Civitas, Senior Lifestyle

Civitas Takes On Management of New Mexico Senior Living Community Civitas Senior Living, a Fort Worth, Texas-based senior living management company, will be taking over operations of Elan Santa Monica, an assisted living and memory care community in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The 113-unit property was developed by Titan Senior Living, the senior housing development arm of […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Arcapita, Senior Living Investment Brokerage

Senior Living Investment Brokerage Facilitates Sale of Virginia Assisted Living Facility  Glen Ellyn, Illinois-based Senior Living Investment Brokerage Inc. facilitated the sale of Lexington at Tazewell, a 42-unit, 33,480-square-foot assisted living facility in Tazewell, Virginia, for $2.15 million. The seller was the lender who had financed the renovations and then foreclosed on the developer. The buyer […]