Ziegler Closes $41.1M Bond Financing for Seniors Housing Property in Metro Portland

LAKE OSWEGO, ORE. — Ziegler has closed $41.1 million in fixed-rate bond financing for Mary’s Woods at Marylhurst Inc. Mary’s Woods is an Oregon nonprofit corporation operating a seniors housing community located in Lake Oswego, approximately eight miles south of Portland.

The community consists of 233 independent living apartments, 50 independent living villas, 55 assisted living apartments, 23 memory support suites, 26 residential care suites and five licensed skilled nursing suites. The community is situated on a 36-acre site, which Mary’s Woods leases from the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, an Oregon nonprofit corporation.

The borrower plans to use the proceeds to finance a portion of an expansion project; pay a portion of the interest on the bonds; fund a debt service reserve fund; and pay certain costs of issuance of the bonds.

The bonds will be issued with a combination of temporary and permanent series, consisting of $16.7 million in tax-exempt serial and term bonds, amortizing over a 34-year period ending May 15, 2052.