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Knapp Group Brokers $7.5M Sale of Two Seniors Housing Communities in Irwin, Pennsylvania

IRWIN, PA. — The Knapp Group, a division of Marcus & Millichap, has brokered the $7.5 million sale of two seniors housing properties in Irwin, located approximately 20 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. Combined, the communities comprise 95 units of independent living and assisted living. One of the properties was built in 1999 and the other in 1959. The names of the facilities were not disclosed. The seller was a physician within the community looking to retire from the seniors housing …

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $61M Sale of Continuing Care Retirement Community in Suburban Indianapolis

CARMEL, IND. — Cushman & Wakefield has arranged the $61 million sale of The Barrington of Carmel, a 267-unit, entrance-fee continuing care retirement community in Carmel, a suburb of Indianapolis. The 372,000-square-foot campus includes 137 independent living units, 56 assisted living units, 26 memory care units and 48 skilled nursing beds. Amenities include a café, salon, fitness center, activity rooms, dining rooms and walking trails. Built in 2013, the property is situated on a nearly …

Sonata Senior Living Plans to Develop $52M Seniors Housing Community Near Orlando

LAKE MARY, FLA. — Sonata Senior Living has announced plans to develop Sonata Lake Mary, a 193-unit seniors housing community in Lake Mary, approximately 15 miles north of Orlando. The four-story, 250,000-square-foot community will be located on a seven-acre site within Parkway Properties Inc.’s Lake Wellness & Technology Park mixed-use development. Sonata Lake Mary will feature 88 independent living, 92 assisted living and 13 memory care apartments. Sonata Senior Living expects to break …

CIT Provides $34M Refinancing for Seniors Housing Community Near Houston

RICHMOND, TEXAS — CIT Group has provided a $34 million loan for an assisted living community in Richmond, approximately 25 miles southwest of Houston. The loan will refinance construction debt on the Delaney at Parkway Lakes, a 207-unit community. The borrower is a joint venture between Blue Moon Capital Partners and Life Care Services

Erickson Living Plans Two-Building Seniors Housing Expansion in Highlands Ranch, Colorado

HIGHLANDS RANCH, COLO. — Erickson Living has unveiled plans for a two-building residential expansion at Wind Crest, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Highlands Ranch, about 15 miles south of Denver. The property already opened an expansion in 2019, an independent living building named Prospect Crossing. The two new buildings, named Summit Square and Quincy Point, will add more than 200 independent living units. They are both scheduled to open in 2020. The expansion will …

Resort Lifestyle to Build on $30M Seniors Housing Community in Connecticut

TRUMBULL, CONN. — Resort Lifestyle Communities (RLC) will soon break ground on River Valley, an independent living seniors housing property in Trumbull, located approximately 50 miles southwest of Hartford. The 180,000-square-foot community will offer one- and two-bedroom units, though the number of units is not yet disclosed. The property will provide cooking, cleaning and valet parking services, as well as fitness classes and community events. River Valley will be the second RLC location in …

Memory Care is Down But Not Out, Say Investors

ATLANTA — Seniors housing investors are pumping the brakes on acquiring memory care facilities as the property type’s fundamentals and high turnover have proven to be worrisome. That’s according to an investment panel during the annual InterFace Seniors Housing Southeast conference. Held on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, the one-day conference attracted more than 430 seniors housing professionals from all over the Southeast. Memory care is a subsector …

Healthcare Trust Buys 117-Bed Seniors Housing Community Near San Diego

ESCONDIDO, CALIF. — Healthcare Trust Inc., a New York-based public, non-traded REIT, has acquired Felicita Vida, a seniors housing community located in Escondido, for an undisclosed price. The seller was Torrey Pines Development Group. Built in 2015 on 4.3 acres, Felicita Vida features 91 units, totaling 117 beds, in a mix of 53 assisted living units and 38 memory care units. Rick Swartz, Jay Wagner, Aaron Rosenzweig, Dan Baker, Tim Hosmer and Bailey Nygard of Cushman & Wakefield …

M&T Provides $56.2M Financing for Two Seniors Housing Assets in New Jersey, New York

SPRING LAKE, N.J., and NEW YORK CITY — M&T Realty Capital Corp. has provided two loans totaling $56.2 million for seniors housing communities in Spring Lake, New Jersey, and New York City. In the first transaction, Paula Quigley, Aaron Anglad and Matthew Pipitone of M&T provided a $16.1 million Fannie Mae Seniors Housing loan to refinance a 106-unit seniors housing property in Spring Lake. The 15-year loan was structured with a 4.66 percent fixed interest rate loan and four years of …

Independent Living Struggles to Keep Up With Active Adult, Say Conference Panelists

ATLANTA — Seniors housing operators and developers are facing pressure to adapt as a new category of lower-acuity housing rises in popularity. The new player in the seniors housing game — active adult — is undercutting independent living developers by appealing to a slightly younger population of empty nesters and retirees. Active adult housing refers to residential communities designed for residents age 55 and older, but often do not have a strict age restriction. These are …

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