LTC Invests $128M in 12 Communities in North Carolina

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — LTC Properties Inc. (NYSE: LTC), a Westlake Village-based real estate investment trust that primarily invests in seniors housing and healthcare properties, has made a $128 million investment in 12 assisted living/memory care properties totaling 937 beds…

Company Profile: Omega Healthcare Investors

A Port in the Storm Omega Healthcare Investors rides out recessions, regulatory sea changes and pandemics to remain one of the largest owners of senior care facilities. By Jeff Shaw Omega Healthcare Investors launched in a way that was extremely…

InterFace Panelists: Debt Markets Tightening as Transactions Slow

Macroeconomic conditions are slowing the pace of seniors housing transactions and squeezing the availability of capital. Inflation and rising interest rates are making deals more expensive to finance. Debt providers are tightening their underwriting terms, while equity investors sit on…

Affordable Developer Standard Communities Breaks Out Three Business Units

LOS ANGELES — Standard Communities, a Los Angeles-based investor and developer of affordable multifamily housing including seniors housing, has established three new, diversified business lines. The three dedicated business lines — acquisition/redevelopment, new construction and essential housing — aim to…

Steps to Help Small Seniors Housing Owners Prepare for a Sale

The seniors housing market has had its fair share of well-documented struggles, including plunging occupancies during COVID-19 and continuing labor challenges. Like the rest of the commercial real estate market, the sector is now confronting higher interest rates and recession.…

Silverstone Senior Living Takes on Compatriot Capital as New Equity Partner

DALLAS — Compatriot Capital, a diversified real estate company and wholly owned subsidiary of Sammons Enterprises Inc., has acquired an equity interest in Dallas-based senior living developer Silverstone Senior Living. Currently, Compatriot Capital is Silverstone’s largest limited joint venture partner…

Value-Add Strategies Fit the Times

As land and construction costs soar, developers find success with repositioning projects despite the risks. By Jeff Shaw Ground-up seniors housing construction is arguably more difficult now than it has ever been, forcing developers to come up with an alternative…

Investment Fund Endeavor Plans $500M in Seniors Housing Acquisitions

DENVER — Endeavor Senior Living has officially launched, with plans to invest $500 million into North American seniors housing assets with a focus on value-add opportunities. The principals of Endeavor encompass over 50 years of experience in seniors housing, behavioral…

Lloyd Jones Adds Four to Seniors Housing Team

MIAMI — Lloyd Jones, a Miami-based investor, has added four members to its seniors housing team. Sarah Curatella was hired as regional vice president of health and wellness for senior living. She has over 28 years of experience as a…

Higher Capital Costs are Latest Jolt to Seniors Housing Sector

As if seniors housing developers and operators did not have enough difficulties rebounding from the pandemic, what with constrained occupancy, elevated expenses and staffing shortages plaguing the sector, they are now navigating an environment where the rising cost of capital…

 

Unitranche Loans Offer Competition with Debt Funds

Unitranche loan programs blend senior and junior debt pricing and terms into a single, first lien debt facility — a single financing that replaces the multitranche debt approach. The unitranche arrangement provides the benefits of a fully levered mezzanine debt…

Question of the Month: Time to Invest?

How do you know whether to keep your powder dry or jump back into the investment/development markets? Buying, but not building Rick Shamberg Managing Director Scarp Ridge Capital Partners Our firm has taken a bullish approach to the acquisition market…