New HUD Guidelines Could Help More Senior Living Operators Access Financing

New federal guidelines around mortgage insurance applications could help more senior living providers access financing. The new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rules change a corporate credit review period of 18 months and increase the threshold for when a corporate credit review is required as it pertains to seeking HUD financing. According […]

Transactions and Financings: Healthpeak, Physicians Realty Merger Approved; 5-Community Portfolio Changes Hands

Mergers Healthpeak Properties, Inc., Physicians Realty Trust approved to merge Healthpeak Properties, Inc. and Physicians Realty Trust announced on Feb. 21 that stockholders and shareholders for the respective companies have voted to approve a merger. According to a press release, the transaction is expected to close on March 1. The company will operate under the […]

Transactions & Financings: Atlas Acquires Community; Berkadia Closes $86M in Q1

Sales Atlas Senior Living Acquires Community in Mississippi Atlas Senior Living has acquired The Claiborne at Adelaide, a senior living community in Starkville, Mississippi. The community offers independent living, assisted living, and memory care services with a focus on providing personalized care and services. With the deal, the senior living operator’s footprint in has expanded […]

Transactions & Financings: CPF, Grace Management Add 2; Blueprint Closes Sale in Texas

Transactions Watermark Takes Over Management of Almaden Watermark Retirement Communities announced it has assumed the operational responsibility of a California-based senior living community and has added the community to its signature program. The community – now called The Watermark at Almaden – is located in San Jose, California is Watermark’s ninth in the Northern California […]

Transactions & Financings: Financing Secured for Atria’s Next Coterie Project; Northmarq Closes AL, IL Sale

Financings Related Companies, Atria Expand Luxury Coterie Pipeline Related California, part of Related Companies, announced $690 million in construction financing for a luxury residential development in Santa Clara, California that will include a senior living community. Otera Capital provided a $360 million construction loan for 509 luxury residences and PNC Bank provided a $130 million […]

Transactions & Financings: Ziegler Closes $17M Financing for Goodwin Living Community; CFG Secures $40M for Griffin Living Refinancing

Acquisitions Commonwealth Adds 3, Expands to New State Commonwealth Senior Living announced it added three senior living communities, all located in Michigan, marking Commonwealth’s first footprint in the Great Lakes State. The communities — located in New Baltimore, Grand Rapids and East Paris — are all undergoing renovations totaling more than $22 million. The communities, […]

Transactions & Financings: Lloyd Jones Adds to Aviva Brand; SLIB Facilitates Flurry of Deals

Acquisitions Lloyd Jones Acquires Historic Connecticut Community Lloyd Jones announced it has acquired Hamilton Heights, marking the company’s fourth senior housing purchase since February. The community will operate under Lloyd Jones’ Aviva brand under the banner of AVIVA West Hartford Hamilton Heights — a 113-unit senior living community in West Hartford Connecticut — was formerly […]

Movers & Shakers: LifeSpire Hires COO; New CEO for CarDon

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Transactions & Financings: New Senior Approves Ventas Merger; Five Star Update; Front Porch’s $306M Refinancing

Five Star Senior Living (Nasdaq: FVE) this week offered a business update, covering its transition of 108 communities to new operators, as well as occupancy improvements for the communities it will continue to operate for Diversified Healthcare Trust (Nasdaq: DHC). Occupancy across the Diversified portfolio ended August at 74.7%, a 100 basis point improvement over […]

Transactions & Financings: Welltower Closes $750M Note Offering; Boston Financial’s $173M LIHTC Fund

Welltower (NYSE: WELL) is improving its liquidity debt maturities situations. The Toledo, Ohio-based health care real estate investment trust closed a $750 million offering of 2.8% senior unsecured notes, due in June 2031. Welltower will use the net proceeds to redeem $340 million of outstanding 3.75% senior notes due March 2023, and $335 million of […]