What Senior Living’s Frothy Market Means for 2015

It’s no secret that 2014 was an eventful year for senior housing. Brookdale Senior Living made waves when it positioned itself as an industry giant following its merger with Emeritus Senior Living Corp., and that deal was just one example of the industry’s record-breaking merger and acquisition activity that generated headlines this year. And much […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Berkadia, RED Capital, Oak Grove

Grandbridge Refinances $7M for Ga. Senior Housing Community  The Atlanta-based Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance team of Grandbridge Real Estate Capital closed a $7,064,700 first mortgage loan secured by Presbyterian Home and Retirement Community of Quitman. The transaction was referred to Grandbridge by BB&T bank. Funding for the full amortizing 35-year refinance was provided through […]

Most Read: 3 Threats Stand In Way of Home Health Care

In case you missed them, here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week: Home Health Has Potential, But Faces 3 Real Threats — As an increasing number of senior living providers offer home health care services to expand their reach beyond community walls, experts note that there are steep challenges […]

Senior Housing Loans Racing Through HUD With Queue at Zero

The infamous queue of applications for the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s senior housing and healthcare finance programs has been dissolved, and timelines for new applications are zipping through up to 10 times faster than before.  Two to three years ago, it could take a year—or longer—to have a HUD Section 232 application picked […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Berkadia, RED Capital, HHC Finance

Berkadia Secures $44 Million for N.Y. Skilled Nursing Facilities Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC recently arranged $43.9 million of financing for two skilled nursing facilities located in Nassau County and Dutchess County, N.Y. Vice President Jay Healy of Berkadia’s Seniors Housing and Healthcare group worked with the owner of both properties to secure the fixed-rate financing. […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Red Capital, HJ Sims, Prudential Mortgage

Cambridge Arranges $9.6M Loan for Mich. ALF Cambridge Realty Capital Companies reports arranging a $9,631,00 loan to refinance the Crystal Creek Assisted Living community located in Canton, Mich. The fully-amortized 35-year loan was arranged for the owner using the HUD Section 232/Section 223(f) funding program and was underwritten by Cambridge Realty Capital Ltd. of Illinois, […]

New Players To Shake Up Senior Living Finance in 2014

New entrants into the senior housing space are creating acquisition and development financing opportunities, lenders say. Bill Kauffman, Managing Director of Oak Grove Capital’s senior housing division, has seen continued entrance of equity investors moving into the senior housing market and forming alliances with existing operators and a handful of new operators—moves that will create more […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: CBRE, Beech Street, Ziegler

Ziegler Closes $44M Financing for Greencroft CCRC Ziegler recently announced the successful closing of the $43,975,000 fixed-rate Series 2013A Bond issue for Greencroft Obligated Group. At the time of issuance, the Greencroft Obligated Group consists of Greencroft Goshen, Hamilton Grove and Southfield Village. Each of the Obligated Group members is a 501(c)(3) corporation and each owns and operates […]