LTC Properties inks joint venture with Tealwood Senior Living and Tukka Properties

LTC Properties, a real estate investment trust that invests in senior housing and health care properties, has agreed to a real estate joint venture with affiliates of Tealwood Senior Living and Tukka Properties. The venture will focus on acquiring a land parcel and develop Cedarburg, Wisconsin-based Hamilton House, a $23 million independent living, assisted living and memory care property. John Pantone and Matthew Lund of Walker & Dunlop brokered the deal.

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WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LTC Properties Inc. (NYSE: LTC), a real estate investment trust that invests in seniors housing and health care properties, today announced it entered into a real estate joint-venture relationship with affiliates of Tealwood Senior Living and developer Tukka Properties to acquire a land parcel and develop Hamilton House, a $23 million, 110-unit independent living, assisted living and memory care campus in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.

Construction is slated to start prior to 2018, with a planned opening date of spring 2019. Upon completion, the community will be operated by an affiliate of Tealwood Senior Living under a triple-net lease with the joint-venture. This deal marks a new relationship between Tealwood and LTC, and is LTC’s first joint venture using this model.

“We’ve listened to regional operators, understand their need for more creative and flexible financing structures, and are executing accordingly,” said Wendy Simpson, LTC’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are delighted that Tukka is developing this property and are thrilled to welcome Tealwood Senior Living into our portfolio of operators. We are excited about pursuing additional opportunities with them.”

Tealwood Senior Living started in 1989 and now has management and operational responsibilities in over 50 nursing home and assisted living communities across Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. Tukka Properties is a developer based in Madison, Wisconsin, with both senior living facilities and other projects around the state.

“Breaking ground on Hamilton House brings us one step closer to fulfilling our passion of caring for seniors in underserved markets,” said Howie Groff, Tealwood’s President and Principal. “We are excited about having LTC as our capital partner, and look forward to expanding our relationship while growing our footprint.”

“Embracing Cedarburg’s beautiful downtown architecture and heritage is important to us. The building will have a warm and modern farmhouse feel with rustic wood beams, and garden inspired patterns and colors,” said Rachel Pientka, Tukka Properties’ VP of Operations. “Together with LTC and Tealwood, we are striving to create a place residents will truly be excited to call home.”

John Pantone and Matthew Lund of Walker & Dunlop brokered the deal.

About LTC
LTC (NYSE: LTC) is a real estate investment trust that invests in seniors housing and health care properties primarily through sale-leaseback transactions, mortgage financing and structured finance solutions including mezzanine lending. The company’s portfolio currently includes more than 200 assisted living communities, memory care communities and post-acute/skilled nursing centers, located in 28 states with 29 regional and national operating partners. For more information on LTC Properties, Inc., visit the Company’s website at www.LTCreit.com, or connect with us on Twitter @LTCreit and LinkedIn.