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Seniors Housing Executives Predict Increased M&A Activity, According to Capital One Survey

BETHESDA, MD. — Seniors housing executives have a generally optimistic view for mergers and acquisitions activity heading into the fourth quarter of 2017, according to a survey by Capital One. Approximately 89 percent of respondents believe M&A activity will maintain its current pace over the next year, with about half of those believing the pace will increase. Bethesda-based lender Capital One conducted the survey in early September 2017. It asked professionals to provide their..

September 26, 2017

CareTrust, HCP Escape Hurricane Harvey with Little Property Damage, Four Evacuations

IRVINE and SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Two major healthcare REITs — Irvine-based HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP) and San Clemente-based CareTrust REIT Inc. (NASDAQ:CTRE) — have separately announced that none of their properties in Texas received any significant damage due to Hurricane Harvey. However, HCP did note that three of its seniors housing communities were evacuated. CareTrust evacuated one property as well. Harvey swept through the country this week, causing major flooding,..

September 1, 2017

Presbyterian Senior Living Completes 41-Unit Expansion in Pennsylvania

HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA. — Presbyterian Senior Living recently held a dedication for Inglenook at Presbyterian Village, a 41-unit expansion at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg, approximately 90 miles east of Pittsburgh. The new building will add to the property’s existing 31 independent living, 43 assisted living and 67 skilled nursing units. Albarano Construction began work on the property in January 2016.

August 31, 2017

Irgens to Develop 379,400 SF Office Tower in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — Irgens, a Milwaukee-based developer and operator, will develop the BMO Harris Financial Center, a 25-story, 379,400-square-foot office tower in Milwaukee. The project is valued at roughly $175 million and includes the development of 12,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space. The company recently acquired a seven-story parking deck located on Wells Street between North Water Street and North Broadway that will be demolished to provide space for the new office property. Both..

August 2, 2017

Ryan Cos., Lincoln Property Co. Deliver $100M Apartment Tower in Chicago

CHICAGO — Ryan Cos., in partnership with Lincoln Property Co., has completed Aurélien, a $100 million apartment tower located at the southeast corner of Clark and Chestnut streets in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. The 31-story, 41,000-square-foot property was designed by Ryan and includes a mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom units, ranging in size from 564 to 1,245 square feet, with monthly rents ranging from $1,895 to $4,110. The tower also features six penthouse units, ranging from..

August 2, 2017

Essex Brokers $11M Sale of Two Apartment Buildings in Chicago

CHICAGO — Essex Realty Group Inc. has brokered the $11 million sale of two multifamily properties located at 1521 and 1608 W. Sherwin Ave. in Chicago. The properties, which are situated within the Rogers Park area near the Jarvis Avenue “El” station, were built in the vintage corridor-style layout with one main hallway per floor with units on either side. Matt Welke of Essex represented the buyer and Doug Imber, Kate Varde and Clay Maxfield, also of Essex, represented the seller. Both..

August 2, 2017

CareTrust REIT Acquires 30-Unit Memory Care Community in Minnesota for $7.8M

WHITE BEAR LAKE, MINN. — CareTrust REIT Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRE) has acquired Memory Care Cottages in White Bear Lake, a 30-unit, high-acuity memory care community in the Minneapolis suburb of White Bear Lake. The purchase price was approximately $7.8 million, inclusive of transaction costs. The deal is structured as a sale-leaseback with the operator, Prelude Homes & Services, which originally developed the property. CareTrust and Prelude have an existing relationship, and the property was..

August 2, 2017

CBRE Arranges 4,175 SF Office Lease Expansion for HealthScape Advisors in Chicago

CHICAGO — CBRE has arranged a 4,175-square-foot lease expansion for HealthScape Advisors LLC at 55 W. Monroe St. in Chicago, bringing the firm’s total occupancy to 21,139 square feet in the office building. HealthScape Advisors provides consulting services and business intelligence solutions to the healthcare industry. With the new lease, effective Dec. 1, the company will expand to occupy the entire 21st floor of the tower. Previously, the firm leased 16,964 square feet in the building...

August 2, 2017

Kraus-Anderson, Inland to Develop $65M Apartment Complex in Metro Minneapolis

RICHFIELD, MINN. — A joint venture between Minneapolis-based construction firm Kraus-Anderson and Inland Development Partners will develop Chamberlain, a 316-unit apartment complex in Richfield, located about eight miles south of Minneapolis. The current design calls for 283 units to be constructed in three new buildings on the site, in addition to 33 units in three existing buildings that will be renovated. Designed by Urban Works, the project has an estimated price tag of $65 million. The..

August 1, 2017

Wiegmann Completes HVAC Project for $17.5M Seniors Community in Suburban St. Louis

CHARLES, MO. — St. Louis-based contractor Wiegmann Associates has completed the installation of the HVAC system at Cedarhurst of St. Charles, a new $17.5 million seniors housing community in the St. Louis metro of St. Charles. The 99,000-square-foot property features 76 assisted living units and 24 memory care units. Vermont-based Dover Development LLC developed the property, and Illinois-based IMPACT Strategies Inc. served as construction manager. The community officially opened June 25...

August 1, 2017