Colony Capital Hands 36 Senior Housing Properties to Lender Due to Default

Colony Capital (NYSE: CLNY) has transferred ownership of 36 senior housing properties to a lender, as a step toward resolving a default. Los Angeles-based Colony is a global digital infrastructure, real estate and investment management firm with $46 billion in assets under management. Its health care portfolio includes senior housing, skilled nursing facilities, medical office […]

Transactions & Financings: HFF, Summit Senior Living, Capital One

HFF Advises on $115 Million Financing for Seattle Senior Housing Development Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) has advised Columbia Pacific Advisors on the $114.69 million financing for a luxury, high-rise senior housing property in Seattle. The 24-story property—620 Terry—will offer 243 Class A residential units comprising 194 independent living units, 21 assisted living units and 28 […]

Senior Housing Loan Volume Up 267% for Fannie Mae Program

Last year was a busy one for senior housing loans through Fannie Mae’s Delegated Underwriting and Servicing (DUS) program.  Seniors housing loan volume totaled $5.5 billion in 2017, which is an increase of 267% from 2016’s total of $1.5 billion, according to Fannie Mae. The top three DUS producers for seniors housing in 2017 were KeyBank […]

Movers & Shakers: Front Porch’s New Board Members

Front Porch Elects 3 New Members to Board of Directors Front Porch, a Glendale, California-based not-for-profit senior services provider with 10 full-service retirement communities, elected three new members to its board of directors. Joining the board on Jan. 1 are Deborah A. Proctor, Oliver W. Wesson Jr. and Marion McGovern. Proctor recently retired as the […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Lancaster Pollard, RED Capital

Lancaster Pollard Helps Two California-Based Senior Living Providers Refinance Communities  Lancaster Pollard recently helped two California-based clients refinance their senior housing properties using the Fannie Mae Seniors Housing program. First, Lancaster Pollard assisted Sterling Senior Communities in completing a $19 million refinance of Tanner Springs, a 115-bed assisted living and memory care community in Oregon. […]

Editor’s Picks: $145 Million False Claims Settlement

This week, our most read stories revolved around a record-high False Claims Act settlement for a Tennessee-based skilled nursing provider; newly launched digital shadow boxes for memory care communities; and a new entrant into the senior housing lending business. Here in the newsroom, we enjoyed listening to a 92-year-old comedian do a stand-up routine at […]

SunTrust Enters Senior Housing Lending Business

A major name in U.S. banking has now joined the ranks of senior housing lenders through a recently announced acquisition. SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) announced Thursday it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of the operating subsidiaries of Pillar Financial, LLC, a direct lender for health care and […]

Movers & Shakers: Lifespace Communities’ New Senior VP of Business Development

Lifespace Communities Appoints Senior VP of Business Development Lifespace Communities, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit senior living providers, hired Joe Anderson as senior vice president of business development. In the role, Anderson will drive the Des Moines, Iowa-based company’s growth through mergers and acquisitions. He comes to the role with almost 30 years of […]