Walker & Dunlop’s $172M Skilled Nursing Financing; Aspen Skilled Healthcare Picks Up CCRCs

Walker & Dunlop this week announced the completion of $172 million in financing for a seven-building skilled nursing portfolio across the Northeast and the Midwest. Four of the properties were refinanced through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) 232/233 program, with the remaining three undergoing HUD 232 loan modification. The portfolio consisted of: […]

$257M False Claims Act Judgment Leads to Six-Entity Nursing Home Bankruptcy

Six skilled nursing entities — spanning operations, management, and rehabilitation — this week filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after the reinstatement of a multimillion False Claims Act (FCA) judgement against them last year. The entities themselves are part of a group of corporate affiliates of major nursing home operator Consulate Health Care, but the bankruptcy […]

Berkadia Closes $40M in Skilled Nursing Deals; Ensign Expands Again in Texas

Skilled nursing heavyweight The Ensign Group (Nasdaq: ENSG) last week took over operations of the Hays Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a 116-bed property in San Marcos, Texas. The deal expands the San Juan Capistrano, Calif.-based Ensign’s total portfolio to 228 properties across 13 states. “We are excited to strengthen our presence in the state of […]

ESI Handles 21-Building Exit for Skilled Nursing Operator with $86M Price Tag

Evans Senior Investments this week announced the successful completion of an $86 million deal that saw a Midwestern nursing home owner-operator offload 21 facilities across three distinct portfolios. The unnamed seller was looking for an exit from the long-term care space, according to a release from the Chicago-based ESI, which marketed the buildings in three […]

Sabra Sells Pair of Genesis Skilled Nursing Facilities; SLIB Pulls Off Sale Despite COVID-19 Market Pressures

Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) late last week announced the sale of two facilities operated by publicly traded skilled nursing giant Genesis HealthCare (NYSE: GEN). The Irvine, Calif.-based real estate investment trust (REIT) sold the properties, both located in Montana, to an undisclosed buyer for a total price of $14.4 million — which included […]

Symphony Post Acute Expands into Michigan with Caretel Acquisitions; County SNF Hits Market for $19M

Symphony Post Acute Network expanded its footprint into the Michigan market this week with the acquisition of Caretel Inns of Brighton and Caretel Inns of Lakeland, a pair of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Located in Brighton and St. Joseph, Mich., respectively, the facilities blend high-end post-acute care with assisted living units, according to […]

Green House Model Goes to Vegas; ESI Brokers $7.3M Ohio Sale

Green House-Model SNF Comes to Las Vegas The Villas at Centennial Hills, a Green House project, will be built in Las Vegas, with a groundbreaking scheduled for December 4. The facility will include six villas with private bedrooms and bathrooms and a co-living kitchen, dining room, living room, and outdoor spaces. It will be the […]

Greystone’s $15M Loan for Two Buildings; 50-Facility Texas Operator Grows

Greystone Closes $15M Bridge Loan for Two SNFs Real estate lending and advisory firm Greystone arranged $15 million in bridge funds to finance the purchase of two skilled nursing facilities in Youngstown, Ohio, the company announced Thursday. The Beeghly Oaks Center for Rehab and Healing and Oasis Center for Rehab and Healing changed hands with […]

Arizona Skilled Nursing Facility with Behavioral Health Focus Sells for $15M

The 211-bed Avalon Southwest Health & Rehabilitation in Tuscon, Ariz., was recently sold for $15 million, or $71,000 per bed. The SNF was owned by a group of investors in San Francisco, who leased it to Avalon Health Care. These investors sold the facility to a Chicago-based owner-operator with roughly half a dozen facilities in Missouri […]

REITs Adopt Novel Approaches to Stay Relevant in Skilled Nursing

The shifting skilled nursing landscape has forced the major real estate investment trusts (REITs) to change their game plans — and led some industry-watchers to question whether their time is coming to a close. But there’s still a role REITs can play in the long-term care space, an industry that might actually be more attractive than the far […]

CareTrust Acquires $41.5M Portfolio, Lancaster Pollard Closes $11.9M Refinance

ESI Arranges $7.2M Sale of Pennsylvania SNF Evans Senior Investments (ESI), a real estate brokerage firm with locations in Chicago and Boulder, Colo., represented the sale of the 66-bed Bloomsburg Rehab & Wellness Center, a skilled nursing facility in Pennsylvania for $7.2 million, or $117,000 per bed. The buyer and the seller were publicly traded real estate investment […]

Skilled Nursing Transactions: Blueprint, Sabra, CareTrust

Blueprint Announces Involvement in 20-SNF Portfolio Sale Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors announced the portfolio sale of 20 skilled nursing facilities, with 1,866 total licensed beds, for $103.3 million. A dozen facilities were located in Kentucky, seven were in Ohio, and one was located in Indiana. The Chicago-based advisory firm said it served as the […]

Skilled Nursing M&A Crystal Ball 2018: Top Players’ Predictions

After a 2017 that saw a change in presidential administrations, continuing occupancy pressures, declarations that the industry is in a historic downward spiral, and the most sweeping tax overhaul in a generation, players in the skilled nursing mergers-and-acquisitions world might be wondering if 2018 could possibly bring even more turmoil. Earlier this week, Skilled Nursing […]

Skilled Nursing Transactions: Kindred Continues SNF Sell-Off

Kindred Provides Update on Closings for Its Skilled Nursing Facility  Louisville, Kentucky-based Kindred Healthcare said it completed additional closings connected with its agreement to sell off its skilled nursing assets to BM Eagle Holdings, LLC. The most recent closings include 12 skilled nursing facilities and one assisted living facility sold since Oct. 1, with proceeds […]

The Rise of the Mid-Sized Skilled Nursing Buyer

In an almost paradoxical landscape, where the outlook for skilled nursing operators remains bleak while prices for individual SNFs have never been higher, one particular type of buyer stands to benefit the most — and it’s not the big boys or the mom-and-pops. Mid-sized SNF operators and owners — those with perhaps 15 to 30 properties — are in […]