Transform Podcast #20: Robb Chapin of Bridge Investment Group

Relying on demographics to drive senior living occupancy in the years ahead is a recipe for failure, according to Robb Chapin, CEO of Seniors Housing and Medical Properties at Bridge Investment Group. Consumers have an increasing number of options for where they live as they age, meaning senior living operators must be innovating to create […]

Transactions & Financings: Welltower’s $850M JV; Acts Acquires New Corporate HQ

Welltower, Invesco Announce $850M Joint Venture Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) and global real estate manger Invesco Real Estate (“Invesco”) announced an $850 million joint venture partnership comprising a portfolio of 35 medical office buildings spanning 2.6 million square feet. The portfolio was previously wholly owned by Welltower. The properties are 100% affiliated with health systems […]

PGIM Halfway to $750 Million Target with Newest Senior Housing Fund

PGIM Real Estate is raising funds for its latest senior housing at a rapid pace. The Parsippany, New Jersey-based real estate investment firm is more than halfway toward its $750 million fundraising target, with significant contributions from pension funds paving the way. The Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System (SERS) approved a $100 million commitment to […]

Bridge Seniors Housing CEO Chapin: Acquisition Prices Very Concerning

Having recently acquired an operating company, private equity firm Bridge Investment Group also plans to expand its portfolio of senior housing communities managed by third parties — although current high M&A prices are a concern. “We’ve seen pricing continue to get richer and richer and it is very concerning to us,” Bridge Seniors Housing Fund […]

Transactions & Financings: MedCore Buys $98 Million Portfolio; Walker & Dunlop’s $43 Million Financing

MedCore Partners completes $98 million portfolio acquisition in Utah, Arizona MedCore Partners, along with SunTrust Bank and Trinity Private Equity Group, acquired a 409-unit assisted living and memory care portfolio in four markets across Arizona and Utah. The total acquisition cost was $98 million. The communities include assisted living and memory care assets: Caliche Senior […]

Transactions & Financings: HFF Facilitates Bridge-Somerby Deal, NHI Acquires Senior Living Campus

HFF Completes Sale, Financing of Somerby Senior Living Portfolio Holliday Fenoglio Fower (HFF) completed the sale and financing of a nine-property senior housing portfolio, totaling 1,558 units, in the Southeastern U.S. HFF marketed the property on behalf of the seller, Dominion Partners, acting on behalf of its affiliated partner, Somerby Senior Living. Bridge Investment Group […]

Somerby Acquisition Gives Bridge Investment a Potential National Operating Platform

Orlando, Florida-based Bridge Investment Group expanded its senior housing portfolio earlier this week with the acquisition of both the real estate and operations of Somerby Senior Living. The acquisition was completed through Bridge Seniors Housing Fund Manager, a $1 billion fund Bridge raised last year. Prior to the deal, Birmingham, Alabama-based Somerby owned and operated […]

Transactions & Financings: New Senior Issues Fortress Affiliate $40 Million In Stock, NHI Lends $180 Million

New Senior Investment Group Issues Fortress Affiliate $40 Million in Series A Preferred Stock New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR) filed an 8-K form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating the New York City-based real estate investment trust (REIT) issued 400,000 shares of Series A Preferred Stock to FIG LLC, an affiliate of […]