The End of Extend and Pretend: Time Running Out for Distressed Senior Living Communities

The runway for distressed senior living properties is getting shorter. Some operators have seen a slow march toward pre-pandemic occupancy gains and as well as to greater margins in 2022. Others have faced stalling or declining occupancy and revenue, coupled with strong headwinds from increased labor and operating expenses. Banks and lenders gave operators a […]

Transactions & Financings: Goldman Sachs Raises $3.5B for Real Estate; Bull Realty Finances $32M for Improvements

Sales ESI Arranges Sale of Colorado Community Evans Senior Investments announced it has successfully arranged the sale of The Kipling Meadows in Aurora, Colorado. Kipling Meadows is a 120-unit independent living community that averaged 86% occupancy in the three months prior to the sale and was producing cash flow. ESI, which represented the seller, a […]

Discovery Senior Living Continues Expansion In 10-Property Deal With White Oak

Discovery Senior Living and White Oak Healthcare REIT have acquired a 10-building portfolio, which will be operated by Discovery as part of the provider’s strategy of expanding through the creation of largely independent regional management companies. The sale, coming in at more than $100 million, includes communities in Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina and contains […]

Transactions & Financings: Covenant Living Acquires CCRC From Bankruptcy; Legacy Senior Living Expands

The District of New Hampshire U.S. Bankruptcy Court approved Covenant Living’s purchase of Hillside Village Keene, a continuing care retirement community in Keene, New Hampshire. Hillside Village becomes the 15th CCRC that Covenant — a Skokie, Illinois-based nonprofit — owns and operates. Following significant occupancy challenges due to the Covid pandemic, Hillside ultimately filed for […]

Transactions & Financings: Solera Senior Living Expands; Harrison Street, Revera JV Acquires Portfolio

Berkadia and Solera Senior Living announced the acquisition of the Edgeworth Park at New Town assisted living and memory care community in early November. Berkadia announced the deal on behalf of Connecticut-based Wheelock Street Capital from sellers Jon Liebler, Derek Robertson, and Scott Wise. Solera will partner with Wheelock Street Capital and serve as the […]

Rise of Regionals: Mid-Sized Senior Living Providers Gain Scale Amid Pandemic

As Covid-related distress has hit senior living, particularly for mom-and-pop operators, some providers with regional portfolios are seizing the opportunity to expand in 2021 and beyond. While regional operators weren’t seen as a big driver of consolidation in previous years, some brokers now expect them to be a driving force in acquisitions this year. In […]

Transactions & Financings: Pennant Group Expands Credit Facility; Springpoint’s $115M Refinancing

The Pennant Group (Nasdaq: PNTG) gave itself more financial flexibility a year into the coronavirus pandemic. The Eagle, Idaho-based company amended its revolving credit facility to $150 million, of which only $18.3 million was drawn as of February 22. Coupled with strong cash flow, expands Pennant’s ability to opportunistically target senior housing, home health and […]

Evans Senior Investments, Carnegie Capital Launch Brokerage JV for Senior Housing

Evans Senior Investments (ESI) and Carnegie Capital on Monday announced a joint venture aimed at expanding business solutions for clients in the senior housing capital markets and acquisitions landscape still disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. The venture gives ESI, a sell-side brokerage with offices in Chicago and Denver, access to a wider range of lenders […]

Transactions & Financings: Brookdale Turns Over Operations of 4 Communities; JLL Completes $19M Sale

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) is making progress on its ongoing portfolio optimization initiative. The largest senior housing provider in the U.S. recently exited management arrangements on four communities in California. Dallas-based Pegasus Senior Living assumed management of two communities in suburban Sacramento, which were rebranded as Elk Grove Park, in Elk Grove; and Sterling […]

Transactions & Financings: Healthpeak’s $600M Senior Note Offering; Resort Lifestyle Communities $36M Construction Loan

Healthpeak Prices $600M in Unsecured Senior Notes Healthpeak Properties (NYSE: PEAK) announced a public offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 2.875% senior unsecured notes due 2031. The price to investors was 99.125% of the principal amount of the notes. Healthpeak plans to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund the redemption […]