Real Estate Firm Axium, Operator Optima to Buy 8-Property Canadian Portfolio for $300M

A real estate firm and a senior living operator have agreed to acquire a portfolio of eight senior housing communities in Canada for more than $300 million under an ongoing joint venture agreement. Under the deal, JV partners Optima Living and Axium Infrastructure would acquire a portfolio consisting of eight communities totaling a little fewer […]

Transactions & Financings: Enso Village Closes $297M Bond Funding; Acts Retirement-Life Communities Bond Rating Affirmed

Enso Village, the $300 million life plan community under development from Kendal Corporation, Greenbrier Development and the San Francisco Zen Center, now has the majority of its capital stack in place to begin construction. Chicago-based investment bank Ziegler closed on a $297 million bond debt package on behalf of the joint venture. The bonds were […]

Senior Housing Value-Add Opportunities May Total $5B, Could Grow

One year ago, senior housing mergers and acquisitions activity came to a screeching halt as a result of Covid-19. But there are signs that the M&A landscape will experience a strong rebound in 2021, and the rebound will be spearheaded by a wide range of buyers seeking value-add opportunities as well as stabilized assets. Mergers […]

Transactions & Financings: McFarlin Group Sponsors Global Investor; Greystone’s $24M HUD Loan

McFarlin Group is looking beyond the U.S. for senior housing investors. The Dallas-based fully integrated senior housing firm became a sponsor of Private Wealth Global, an investment platform focused on core-plus and value-add opportunities in the U.S. and Europe, particularly multifamily and health care. The move gives McFarlin access to investors in South America and […]