Transactions & Financings: Asbury Communities’ $96M Bond Refinancing; LTC’s AL Acquisitions

HJ Sims closes $96M financing package for Asbury Communities HJ Sims closed on a $96.12 million bond refinancing for Asbury Communities’ senior housing communities in Pennsylvania: Bethany Village in Mechanicsburg; and Springhill in Erie. Sims assisted Asbury the communities’ outstanding Series 2010 Bonds on their first optional redemption date of January 1. Sims successfully priced […]

Transactions & Financings: Five Star Restructuring Complete; HJ Sims Arranges $219M Construction Financing

Cindat, Omega partner on $232M UK portfolio deal Chinese investment firm Cindat Capital Management entered into a joint venture with health care real estate investment trust, Omega Healthcare Investors (NYSE: OHI), on a 49% stake in a 67-property senior housing portfolio in the United Kingdom from Irvine, California-based health care REIT, Healthpeak Properties (NYSE: PEAK). […]

Why Senior Living Providers Start Medicare Advantage Plans Despite Low Margins

Some senior living providers that have succeeded on a private-pay model with robust margins are now starting their own Medicare Advantage insurance plans — diversifying into a complicated business with much thinner profits. There is no simple explanation for why organizations such as McLean, Virginia-based Sunrise Senior Living and Bloomfield, New Jersey-based Juniper Communities are […]

Chicago Pacific Sees Upside in Owning Both Senior Housing, Medicare Advantage Companies

Chicago Pacific Founders (CPF) has begun acquiring Medicare Advantage companies, and leaders with the private investment fund are seeing synergies with the senior housing communities in their portfolio — with much greater integration likely in the future. “The plan is for it to grow exponentially,” CPF Founding Operating Partner John Rijos [pictured above] told Senior […]

Transactions & Financings: Chicago Pacific Founders, CBRE

MidCap Closes First Mortgage Loan for Florida Community MidCap Financial, a commercial finance firm that concentrates on middle-market transactions, recently closed a transaction with Zon Living Concepts, LLC. The senior housing and senior care company owns and operates Zon Beachside, a Class A assisted living and memory care community in Indian Harbour Beach, Florida. The […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Réseau Sélection Expands, NHI Purchases in Oklahoma

Réseau Selection Expands Presence in Greater Montréal  Réseau Sélection has acquired three independent living communities in the Greater Montréal area, giving the company more than 40 residences in the region. Réseau acquired the three properties—Cherbourg I and Cherbourg II of the municipality Brossard and Le Graham in the Town of Mount Royal—from Prével Retraite and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Fortis Files for Receivership

Fortis Management Group Files for Receivership Fortis Management Group filed for receivership in an agreement with its landlords, the company revealed on July 12. The Milwaukee-based management company operates 60 skilled nursing facilities and five independent and assisted living communities throughout Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Read the full story on Skilled Nursing […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Berkadia, Walker & Dunlop

Walker & Dunlop Arranges $20 Million and $6.9 Million Loans for Senior Housing Projects in Florida, Wisconsin Bethesda, Maryland-based commercial real estate services and finance company Walker & Dunlop (NYSE: WD) recently arranged a $6.9 million loan for William Booth Towers, a 15-story, 168-unit Section 8 apartment community in Orlando, Florida, that’s restricted to residents 62 years old […]

Editor’s Picks: Top 2017 Senior Living Predictions

As the nation prepared to inaugurate a new president, Senior Housing News brought readers the latest on Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD)’s rumored takeover negotiations, an in-depth interview with Brookdale alum John Rijos and a slew of predictions from top industry leaders for the year ahead. Here in the newsroom, we were intrigued by a […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Sienna Senior Living

Sienna Senior Living Acquires British Columbia Assets for $255 Million Sienna Senior Living (TSX: SIA), one of Canada’s largest senior housing owners and long-term care providers, has entered into an agreement to acquire a seniors housing portfolio of assets in British Columbia (BC) for $255 million. As part of the deal, Sienna Senior Living also […]