Seniors Housing and Care
With over $10B of transactional experience in seniors housing and skilled nursing finance to public corporations, private equity sponsors, and private owner/operators, spanning all regions, the dedicated Seniors Housing and Care team at BWE has the expertise, relationships and experience you can rely on to unlock value & strategically finance your investments. As a full-service mortgage banking firm providing integrated origination, underwriting, closing, and servicing, Bellwether is a licensed Fannie Mae DUS lender, Freddie Mac Optigo Seniors Housing Lender, and FHA/HUD lender, while also being able to offer competitive bank (balance sheet), life insurance, and CMBS financing through correspondent relationships.
The Seniors Housing and Care asset class encompasses a wide range of property types, commonly divided into five categories of acuity and corresponding service levels, 55+ (age-restricted) Seniors Apartments or Active Adult, Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing.
Each property type within seniors housing and care has unique characteristics, investment profiles, risks and returns which require a thorough knowledge to finance appropriately. Additionally, each property type has a different equity investor pool, lender pool and underwriting criteria that can enhance the returns while mitigating the risk of your project. The experienced team at Bellwether can help investors and owners navigate these to find the best financing strategy.