Senior Housing Finance Activity: Lancaster Pollard, NorthStar Healthcare, Greystone

Here’s a roundup of some of the most recent financing transactions in senior housing and care. Housing & Healthcare Finance Closes $205M HUD Loan for SNF Portfolio Housing & Healthcare Finance (HHC Finance) closed a $205 million HUD loan portfolio consisting of 25 skilled nursing facilities located in the Southeast. The 232/223(f) loans refinanced existing […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Ziegler Closes $73M for New CCRC

Ziegler Closes $73 Million Financing for Ill. CCRC Development Ziegler recently closed issuance on $73,465,000 of Series 2014 tax-exempt, fixed-rate bond financing for the development of MRC The Crossings in League City, Texas, sponsored by Methodist Retirement Communities, a not-for-profit corporation. In December of 2012, MRC purchased approximately 19 acres and began funding the pre-development […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Cushman & Wakefield, Lancaster Pollard, Independa

Cushman & Wakefield Arrange $12 Million Acquisition Financing for LCB Cushman and Wakefield’s Senior Housing Capital Markets Group has arranged $12.3 million of capital for LCB Senior Living’s acquisition of a memory care community in Lincoln, Rhode Island. The acquisition financing was provided by Wells Fargo Bank, with joint venture equity provided by Prudential Real […]

Record Low Interest Rates Spur “Robust,” Opportunistic Senior Housing Financing Activity

With interest rates at such competitive levels, finance activity in the senior housing industry is intensifying, and it’s not just for refinances or permanent financing—there’s also a fair amount of opportunistic activity for acquisitions and even new construction, lenders say.  Low interest rates are spurring finance transactions in more ways than one, says Keith Reuben, […]

Changes Coming to HUD Financing Guidelines for CCRCs?

There may be a big change around the corner for continuing care retirement communities and other care continuum campuses seeking financing from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regarding the agency’s guidelines for providing loans to communities where more than 25% of their units are unlicensed.  Traditionally, HUD financing has a limitation on the […]