Transactions & Financings: JLL’s $2B HFF Acquisition Approved; Presbyterian-Westminster Merger Called Off

JLL completes $2B HFF acquisition Stockholders at Dallas-based capital services provider HFF (NYSE: HFF) last week approved a proposal by commercial real estate services firm JLL (NYSE: JLL) to buy HFF in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $2 billion. News of the deal was first announced in March. Both firms are active in the senior […]

Greystone Brings CLOs to Senior Housing with $300 Million Fund

After years of being out of favor following the Great Recession, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) — pools of below-investment grade loans sold in pieces to investors — are growing in popularity. Now, New York City-based real estate lender Greystone has closed on a $300 million CLO backed by bridge loans on senior housing and care assets. It’s […]

Rising Interest Rates, Valuations Could Shorten Senior Housing Investment Runway

With active adult gaining popularity among investors as a property type, no slowdown in M&A activity and a more educated investor pool, senior housing capital markets maintained a robust performance in 2018. These factors are pushing asset valuations higher and spurring more lending. But industry experts at last week’s National Investment Center for Seniors Housing […]

Transactions & Financings: HJ Sims Closes $250M Package; OnShift Lands Equity Investment

HJ Sims Completes Two Financing Packages Totaling $250.4 Million Capital Package For Dallas CCRC Community HJ Sims completed a $154.3 million financing package for Legacy Midtown Park (Legacy), a Jewish-sponsored, not-for-profit, start-up rental CCRC located in Dallas, Texas, and managed by Legacy Senior Communities. The package includes a $69.9 million bond underwriting, $70.5 million financing, and […]

Transactions & Financings: $1 Billion REIT IPO, LTC Sells Portfolio to NHI

Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust’s IPO Declared Effective by the SEC Maryland-based Strategic Student & Senior Housing Trust, Inc., a public non-traded real estate investment trust (REIT) sponsored by SmartStop Asset Management, LLC, announced that its registration statement pertaining to an initial public offering of about $1.1 billion in shares of common stock was […]

Transactions & Financings: Greystone, Integral Senior Living

Greystone Closes Sales of Three Separate Senior Living Properties Greystone Real Estate Advisors has announced its role in the sales of three senior living communities in Oklahoma, Texas and Illinois. The firm recently arranged the sale of Storey Oaks of Tulsa, a 38-unit/66-bed memory care community in Tulsa, Oklahoma; Wood Glen Court, a 72-unit/78-bed assisted living community […]

Transactions & Financings: Invesque Purchases Three Dallas-Area Communities

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $11.6 Million Senior Housing Financing Cushman & Wakefield Senior Housing Capital Markets has arranged an $11.55 million construction loan for the development The Palms at San Lauren, a 68-unit assisted living and memory care community in Bakersfield, California. The community will be operated by California-focused regional operator Pragma Management with financing provided by […]

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: Chevalier, Columbia Pacific Advisors

CBRE Arranges $6.8 Million Sale of California Seniors Housing Community CBRE, a large commercial real estate and investment firm, brokered the sale of Williams Senior Apartments, a 28-unit age-restricted senior housing community in Brea, California. Restoration Enhancement acquired the property from a private seller for $6.8 million. Chevalier International Holdings, Ltd. Acquires Two Detroit-Area Senior Living […]