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1/18/2018

Lancaster Pollard Adds Adam Zeiger as Managing Director to M&A Group

Lancaster Pollard has hired Adam Zeiger as a managing director with the firm’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) group. Zeiger will lead business development efforts for the firm’s growing sell-side and buy-side advisory services for seniors housing and care properties.  

Tax Reform and its Impact on Health Care and Senior Living Finance
1/8/2018

Tax Reform and its Impact on Health Care and Senior Living Finance

Tax reform had a wild ride in 2017. Reform advocates were bullish as the year began, citing one-party control of Washington, a president willing to take risks, and a speaker of the house with a detailed plan as reasons why a package would pass by March. By mid-year, following multiple failed attempts to repeal Obamacare and a litany of oxygen-sucking scandals, tax reform passing in 2017 suddenly seemed far-fetched. That outlook changed again, however, as the year ended with a mad dash by the GOP to notch a legislative win. The result was a comprehensive tax reform bill on the president’s desk by Christmas. Below, we take a look at key provisions in the bill and detail how seniors housing and health care providers looking for capital financing in 2018 can be prepared for the impending changes.

New Final Rule Requirements Move Forward
1/7/2018

New Final Rule Requirements Move Forward

As reported in a previous article in The Capital Issue, “Focusing on Patient Care: The Final Rule,” Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently implemented the second phase (Phase Two) of the 700-page rule for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), commonly referred to as either “The Final Rule” or the “Requirements of Participation.” 


Medicaid Block Grants and the Prospective Effects on States
12/11/2017

Medicaid Block Grants and the Prospective Effects on States

In the last edition of The Capital Issue, we detailed Medicaid spending trends and explored how recent block grant proposals would affect health care providers. In this issue, we examine the effects of block granting on states in general while also providing a detailed analysis focused on three specific states—Illinois, Michigan and Ohio.

Exploring the Growing Trend of Micro-Hospitals
12/10/2017

Exploring the Growing Trend of Micro-Hospitals

What exactly is a micro-hospital? Obviously it is a smaller version of a traditional hospital, but like most things in the health care space, it is far from that simple. Below, we explore the growing emergence of micro-hospitals and detail how they are finding their niche in the health care system. 

Memory Care Development: Market Update and Financing Options
12/9/2017

Memory Care Development: Market Update and Financing Options

Every 66 seconds, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with dementia, the most common form being Alzheimer’s disease. As of July 1, 2017, there were an estimated 5.5 million Americans living with the disease according to the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC)

Arcadia Senior Living Clarksville: Live Life on Your Terms
12/8/2017

Arcadia Senior Living Clarksville: Live Life on Your Terms

In early 2015, the Arcadia Communities team began planning for a new facility that would sit on beautiful farmland and serve as a place where seniors could live life on their own terms. Fast forward two years and that community is now part of an emerging development that is set to open in the spring of 2018. 

12/7/2017

Lancaster Pollard Spotlight

To supplement The Capital Issue, we would like to introduce a new quarterly newsletter called Lancaster Pollard Spotlight, which will present stories about our philanthropic, social and community events outside of our regular business activities. We hope you enjoy reading about our recent endeavors. 

11/21/2017

Lancaster Pollard CEO Nick Gesue Featured on Conquering Columbus

Conquering Columbus, a brand and podcast connecting people in Columbus Ohio recently interviewed Lancaster Pollard CEO Nick Gesue about his 17 year path from intern to CEO. Nick discusses his childhood, path to Lancaster Pollard, and how his passion for learning and self-improvement helped drive his early success. The discussion concludes with ORIX’s recent acquisition of Lancaster Pollard and Nick’s new responsibilities within the organization.


10/18/2017

Lancaster Pollard Remains Leader in Seniors Housing Lending Activity

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently released production data for its Lean mortgage insurance program, which finances seniors housing properties, for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2017. Over the course of the fiscal year, the program closed $3.4 billion of loan volume, an increase of 20% as compared to 2016. Lancaster Pollard led all lenders in transactions closed and total loan amount, at 79 and $769.3 million respectively.