$41.4M Skilled Nursing Development Grows in Florida; $6M Sale in Maryland

Propero Seniors Housing Equity Fund III, LLC partnered with Tender Loving Care (TLC) Management for a $41.4 million development in Florida. The 170-unit Cortez Oaks Health and Rehabilitation in Brooksville, Fla. will feature 109 skilled nursing beds, along with 41 assisted living units and 20 memory care, according to a release from lender Lancaster Pollard. […]

Skilled Nursing Sell-Off in Texas Goes Beyond Payment: ‘The Problem is Not the Medicaid Rate’

Texas’s failure to pass a program to increase Medicaid payment to skilled nursing facilities was the latest step not taken in improving the reimbursement in the Lone Star State. The legislation, which would have set up a long-term care quality provider participation program (QPPP) to funnel additional compensation to SNFs for meeting certain quality metrics, […]

Berkadia’s $104M Nursing Home Financing; $11M Refi in New Jersey

Commercial real estate lender Berkadia landed a $104 million loan for a skilled nursing facility in the Bronx, N.Y., the company announced Monday. Berkadia secured the financing for the Workmen’s Circle Multicare Center, operated by the Woodbury, N.Y.-based Cassena Care, through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 232/233 program; the loan closed just 13 […]

Senior Care Centers SNFs Leased to New Regional Operators; $20.7M in Financings for Summit REIT

Two 120-bed skilled nursing facilities in Houston and Lubbock, Texas — both formerly operated by Senior Care Centers — were leased to two regional operators based in the Lone Star State. The transaction, which was facilitated by the Chicago-based advisory firm Helios Healthcare Advisors, was structured at market lease rates and with pre-negotiated purchase options. […]

$42M Portfolio Refinance in Texas; Cambridge Turns Two with $10M Deal

Lancaster Pollard landed a pair of bridge loans for skilled nursing operator The Arboretum Group, pulling off a total of $42 million in recapitalization efforts at five properties. The first loan, a $12 million product with a 12-month term, refinanced existing debt on two skilled nursing facilities in southern Texas. The second deal saw the […]

$17.3M Refi for New Jersey SNF; $180M Redevelopment Includes 102 Skilled Units

Lancaster Pollard provided a $17.3 million loan insured by the Department of Housing and Urban Development to refinance Willow Springs, a skilled nursing facility in Brick, N.J. Tryko Partners was the borrower, having purchased the community from NuVision Management in 2013, REBusinessOnline reported. The facility had 148 skilled nursing beds and an assisted living (AL) […]

Wave of Anticipated Skilled Nursing M&A Action Still Offshore for Now

Major real estate investment trusts (REITs) with stakes in the skilled nursing world almost universally expressed optimism about the coming change in Medicare Part A reimbursement — and several predicted changes in mergers and acquisitions as a result. But the expected wave of small mom-and-pops exiting the skilled nursing industry because the Patient-Driven Payment Model […]

Leaders Least Optimistic About Standalone Skilled Nursing Assets in 2019

A survey of industry leaders from around the country revealed the least optimism for standalone skilled nursing assets in 2019. When asked about the perceived economic viability of solo SNF properties over the coming year, a plurality of respondents to Lancaster Pollard’s 2019 Seniors Housing & Care Survey — or 36% — said the outlook […]

$37.8M Financing for Two SNFs in New Jersey; Lancaster Pollard Lands Multiple Loans

Lancaster Pollard Mortgage Company helped provide financings for skilled nursing facilities in Michigan and South Carolina, while also landing a $42 million Fannie Mae refinance for a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). In Michigan, Lancaster Pollard assisted Riverview Health with the refinance of two of its communities in Detroit. Lancaster Pollard obtained two loans through […]

Plum Healthcare Eyes Higher-Acuity Residents with $22.5M Skilled Nursing Development

Building a new skilled nursing facility from the ground up poses some challenges in an industry with ultra-thin margins. But for Plum Healthcare Group in California, it’s an opportunity to address the needs of its current patients, in a way that an older building doesn’t allow. That’s especially true given that the average age of […]

Plum Healthcare Lands $22.5M for New Development; $18.4M Bridge Financing for Kentucky Portfolio

Lancaster Pollard Mortgage Company arranged $22.5 million in development financing for Plum Healthcare Group, LLC to build a new skilled nursing facility in Walnut Creek, Calif. The Columbus, Ohio-based firm worked with a local banking partner on the transaction; Grant Goodman led the transaction for Lancaster Pollard Mortgage Co., along with Joe Munhall, who leads […]

Federal Shutdown Halts $3.6B HUD Loan Program for SNFs, and Backlog Will Linger

The partial government shutdown has brought a multi-billion-dollar program for skilled nursing facility acquisitions and refinances to a halt, and the backlog could complicate deals long after the impasse eventually ends. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has stopped endorsing loans, the final step toward closing deals through the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) […]

Citadel Healthcare Acquires ManorCare Facility; Lancaster Pollard’s SNF Bridge Loans

Citadel Healthcare Acquires Illinois ManorCare SNF Citadel Healthcare acquired ManorCare of Northbrook in Northbrook, Ill., for an undisclosed amount, The Daily Herald reported. The facility, which has been renamed The Citadel of Northbrook, is the 10th location for Citadel, according to the publication. The company is based in Morton Grove, Ill., according to its LinkedIn […]

Private Equity Must Be Nimble, Innovative to Succeed in Skilled Nursing

Tempted by demographic trends and a new reimbursement system, private equity has taken a keen interest in the skilled nursing industry over the past year. But executives at these investment vehicles would be foolish to think they can plug their existing models into nursing home business and expect the same kind of success they may […]

$32M Bridge Loan for TX Portfolio; Nursing Home Breaks Ground in Illinois

Greystone Provides $31.5M Bridge Loan for SNF Portfolio in Texas Greystone provided a $31.5 million bridge loan for a portfolio of four skilled nursing facilities in Texas. The non-recourse loan carries an initial term of 24 months with two six-month extension options; it also includes a floating interest rate and interest-only payments for the entire term. […]

$7.6M Bridge Loan for 3-SNF Portfolio; Nursing Homes in PA, NY Change Hands

Lancaster Pollard Facilitates $7.6M Bridge Loan for 3 SNFs Lancaster Pollard arranged a $7.6 million bridge loan financing for three skilled nursing facilities in Kansas and Missouri owned by Medicalodges, Inc. Medicalodges owns and operates 25 SNFs, eight assisted living facilities, four home health care offices, and two locations serving people with intellectual and developmentally disabilities. […]

Lancaster Pollard Closes 70 HUD Loans Totaling $619.1M in 2018

Lancaster Pollard closed 70 loans — totaling $619.1 million — that were insured by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in fiscal 2018. Of the total closed through the program, the Columbus, Ohio-based lender logged 35 for skilled nursing facilities, for a total value of around $349.4 million and an average bed count […]

Greystone to Develop $21M Skilled Nursing Facility; Lancaster Pollard Secures $6.7M Refi

Greystone Healthcare Management to Develop $21M SNF in Florida Greystone Healthcare Management will develop a $21 million, 80-bed skilled nursing facility in Clermont, Fla. The 60,250 square-foot center will have 40 private suites and 20 semi-private rooms. Services will include specialized orthopedic, cardiac, and stroke rehabilitation programs, with an emphasis on higher-end “health care resort” touches. “The cornerstone […]