North Shore Completes 22-Building Atrium Deal; Dwight Closes $50.8M Financing in N.J.

North Shore Healthcare officially completed its acquisition of 21 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities formerly operated by Atrium Health & Senior Living. The Glendale, Wis.-based North Shore now has 71 SNFs and assisted living communities in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, and North Dakota, according to the operator’s December 1 announcement. Atrium had 33 SNFs and […]

Despite Concerns, HUD Lending for Nursing Homes Saw Slight Uptick in 2019 with $3.7B in Endorsements

Despite an extended government shutdown and some negative press, the federal lending program for nursing facilities and other health care properties saw a slight boost in overall dollar volume for the year — even as the absolute number of deals experienced a dip. The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 232 program for skilled […]

NJ Hospital System’s $60M Skilled Nursing Expansion; Meridian’s $1.3B Year

Hackensack Meridian Health, a New Jersey-based hospital system, acquired a trio of nursing homes in a $60 million deal designed to bolster its post-acute footprint. The Bergen Record first reported the news Tuesday. The 17-hospital network will operate the properties — Prospect Heights Care Center and Regent Care Center in Hackensack, N.J., and the West […]

Dwight Capital’s Two-SNF Deal for $7.75M; Pointe Group Expands in Mass.

Dwight Capital pulled off a $7.75 million bridge loan for a pair of skilled nursing facilities in northwestern Tennessee: Douglas Health and Rehabilitation Center in Milan, Tenn. and Palmyra Health Care Center in Palmyra, Tenn. The two-SNF portfolio consists of 145 total units, with 73 skilled nursing beds at the Palmyra facility and a mixture […]

Despite Scrutiny, HUD Lending ‘Essential for Nursing Homes to Function’

The federal government’s lending program for nursing homes has come under national scrutiny in the wake of a record-setting default, but financial leaders in the space say the initiative is vital to the overall health of the industry. The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Section 232 program gives skilled nursing operators and investors […]

Paramount’s Portfolio Pickup in Philadelphia; Dwight Capital’s $15M SNF Month

Paramount Care Centers picked up a 169-bed portfolio in Philadelphia with the help of Chicago-based specialty investment bank Ziegler. The Newark, N.J.-based Paramount offers a variety of skilled nursing services — including orthopedic rehab, cardiac care, and respite care — with a footprint in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Ziegler’s involvement as a capital […]

Dwight Capital Closes Multiple Skilled Nursing Deals in March; SNF/IRF Combo Rises in Arizona

Dwight Capital, a commercial real estate finance firm based in New York, closed several transactions for skilled nursing facilities in the month of March. These included a $3.3 million bridge loan for the 82-bed Victory Health and Rehabilitation Center in Minneapolis, which was bought from a health care real estate investment trust (REIT), and a […]

HUD Lending Backlog in Skilled Nursing Could Last Four Months

Even though the federal government shutdown lasted 35 days, the effect on the skilled nursing financing landscape could last well into the spring and summer as officials work through the sizable backlog. The Department of Housing and Urban Development was unable to endorse loans during the partial government work stoppage that lasted from December into […]

Dwight Capital’s $13M Bridge Loan in Ohio; Marquis & Tryko Expand in Maryland

Tryko Partners on Friday announced the acquisition of Collingswood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Rockville, Md. The Brick, N.J.-based private equity firm installed its health care affiliate, Marquis Health Services, as the new operator, with plans for $4.5 million in capital improvements and new programming at the site. The 160-bed […]

Carnegie Capital Sources $10M for Georgia Acquisition; $11M Skilled Nursing Refi in Illinois

Dwight Capital Provides $4.5M Bridge Financing for Minnesota SNF Acquisition Dwight Bridge Fund, which is managed by the New York-based Dwight Capital’s affiliated investment advisor, financed an assisted living facility (ALF)/skilled nursing facility (SNF) acquisition in Minnesota. DBF provided a $4.5 million bridge loan for the purchase of Caledonia Rehabilitation & Retirement Center in Caledonia, Minn. The 66-bed […]