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 […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Welltower’s $3.7 Billion Credit Facility

Welltower Announces Closing of Expanded $3.7 Billion Unsecured Credit Facility Toledo, Ohio-based real estate investment trust (REIT) Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN) announced it has closed an approximate $3.7 billion unsecured credit facility, consisting of a $500 million term loan, a $3 billion revolving line of credit and a CAD 250 million term loan ($193.5 million at exchange […]

Movers & Shakers: Mainstreet’s 3 New Hires

Mainstreet Announces 3 New Hires Mainstreet, a Carmel, Indiana-based development and investment company, announced three new hires for the month of April. Scott Juetten has been named Mainstreet’s new vice president of financial operations for Mainstreet Health. He previously worked for Kindred Healthcare, where he was vice president and controller of the nursing center division. Mainstreet […]