Transactions & Financings: $120M Bond Financing for Spires at Berry College; NHI Acquires Holiday Community

The Spires at Berry College closes $120 million bond financing package The Spires at Berry College closed a $119.7 million bond financing deal, which will be used to fund the entirety of construction costs for the life plan community on the campus of Rome, Georgia-based Berry College.The tax-exempt bonds include $81.9 million underwritten by Ziegler […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Lancaster Pollard, Capital One

Trilogy Health Services Refinances SNF and Senior Health Portfolio For $158.4 Million Trilogy Health Services refinanced a portfolio of 10 senior health campuses in Indiana, which offer independent living, assisted living, memory care, rehabilitation and skilled nursing options. The loan, totaling $158.4 million, puts in place a permanent debt structure with a low interest rate, and pays […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Love Funding, NHI

Love Funding Closes $19 Million Loan for Affordable Apartment Community in Virginia Washington, D.C.-based Love Funding recently announced the closing of a $19 million loan meant to preserve and refurbish Tysons Tower, an 274-unit affordable senior housing community in Vienna, Virginia.  Tysons Tower was built in 1976 by The Fairfax Education Association Retirement Housing Corporation […]

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: Mainstreet Acquires $44.3 Million Memory Care Portfolio

Mainstreet Acquires Three Memory Care Communities for $44.3 Million Mainstreet Health Investments Inc. (TSX: HLP-U) entered into an agreement to acquire a portfolio of three memory care communities, totaling 171 units, for the purchase price of $44.3 million, representing a year one capitalization rate of 7.85%. . The communities are located in Little Rock, Arkansas, […]

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 […]

Senior Housing Finance Activity: Greystone, CBRE

Greystone Provides $49.4 Million in Freddie Mac Financing for Seniors Housing in California and Colorado Greystone, a real estate advisory, investment and lending firm, announced it provided $49.9 million in Freddie Mac loans to refinance two assisted living and memory care communities in Denver, Colorado, and Carmichael, California. Greystone Managing Directors Scott Kavel and Cary […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (7/28/16)

(Rendering of Cherrywood Pointe of Minnetonka, located in Minnetonka, Minn. — Photo courtesy of Cherrywood Pointe Senior Living) Construction: Planned Community Will Expand CCRC in Carlisle, Pa. A Presbyterian Senior Living CCRC will begin construction of 12 residential homes for independent living. Green Ridge Village already serves more than 300 older adults in  personal care, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/28/16)

(Rendering of Solana Mount Pleasant, an independent, assisted living and memory care community being developed by Formation Development Group in Mount Pleasant, S.C.) Construction: Planned Formation Development Group Obtains Zoning for S.C. Project Formation Development Group, an Atlanta-based senior living developer and investor, has obtained zoning approval for a new senior housing community in Mount Pleasant, […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/21/16)

(Thrive at Beachwalk, a 125-unit senior living community operated by Thrive Senior Living in Fort Myers, Fla.) Construction: Planned Welltower, Hines Acquire Site to Develop NYC Senior Living Community The New York offices of international real estate firm Hines and Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN), this week announced that they have closed on the acquisition of […]