Sunday, January 13, 2019

HFF announces sale and financing of 9-property seniors housing portfolio in southeastern U.S.

Somerby Senior Living Complex. part of nine-property seniors housing complex

DALLAS, TX –– Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announces the sale and financing of a nine-property seniors housing portfolio totaling 1,558 units across the southeastern United States.

The HFF team marketed the property on behalf of the seller, Dominion Partners, acting on behalf of its affiliated partner, Somerby Senior Living. 

Sarah Anderson

Bridge Investment Group purchased the offering free and clear of existing debt.  Additionally, the team worked on the new owner’s behalf to advise on acquisition financing.

The portfolio, which has an average weighted vintage of 2012, includes seven stabilized assets averaging 94.3 percent occupancy and two assets in the late stages of lease-up. 
Ryan Maconachy
All of the communities are located in diversified, high-barrier-to-entry markets with a unit mix that includes 134 independent living villas, 771 independent living units, 393 assisted living units and 260 memory care units.

The HFF investment advisory team representing the seller included senior managing directors Ryan Maconachy and Chad Lavender.

HFF’s debt placement team representing the new owner included director Sarah Anderson.

Dominion Partners is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.  The principals of Dominion Partners have been actively involved in owning and developing senior living communities for more than 20 years, consistently providing upscale retirement living throughout the Southeast.

Bridge Seniors Housing Fund Manager LLC invests in seniors housing and medical property assets across its family of funds, including seeking and investing in joint ventures and separately managed accounts. 

Chad Lavender
 Bridge Seniors is among the largest owners of seniors housing units in the United States, with $3.5 billion of assets under management as of Q3 2018 and owning 90 communities with over 10,600 units as of December 31, 2018.  

These facilities provide accommodations and extensive services to residents in our seniors housing communities and seek to enliven their lives through state-of-the-art dining, wellness, social and other programs.

Bridge Investment Group is a privately held real estate investment management firm with $13.5 billion in assets under management.  

Bridge combines its 1,200-person, nationwide operating platform with specialized teams of investment professionals focused on select U.S. real estate verticals, which Bridge believes offer above-market opportunity: multifamily, office, seniors housing, affordable housing and debt strategies.


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Selig Enterprises Announces Tap Room and Food Hall at The Works on Upper West Side in Atlanta, GA

Mindy Selig

ATLANTA (Jan. 11, 2019) – Selig Enterprises, one of the largest real estate companies in the Southeast, announced  an R&D brewery and tap room byScofflaw Brewing Co. founders Matt Shirah and Travis Herman and a food hall by Robert Montwaid will join The Works, an 80-acre adaptive mixed-use development in Atlanta’s burgeoning Upper Westside.

Both Scofflaw’s and Montwaid’s teams are best-in-class innovators in their industries. Scofflaw Brewing, one of the fastest growing breweries in history, is now finishing its fourth expansion in two years at another Selig property on the Westside. 

Since its launch in 2016, Scofflaw has been named one of the best new breweries in America by BeerAdvocate, RateBeer, USA TodayCraft Beer & Brewing and others.

Travis Herman (left) and Matt Shirah

Robert Montwaid, of Gansevoort Consulting, is best known for co-founding Gansevoort Market next to Chelsea Market in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. 

The long-established food hall has been in business for five years and is consistently ranked among the country’s best food halls. Montwaid launched Gansevoort Consulting to pursue his distinctive vision for the food hall business. 

Today, Gansevoort Consulting is in design and construction of over 62,000 square feet of market space between Minneapolis and Chicago, with plans for additional expansion in Manhattan. Chattahoochee Food Works, the food hall at The Works, marks the firm’s first venture in Atlanta.

Travis Herman, left, and Matt Shirah

Mindy Selig, Vice President of Leasing at Selig Enterprises, leads retail leasing efforts for The Works. According to Selig, Montwaid and Scofflaw reflect the caliber of creative talent coming to the development.

“We are thoughtfully curating a retail mix that will reimagine these beautiful spaces and continue the area’s rich history of celebrating makers, artisans and entrepreneurs,” said Selig. “The brewers of Scofflaw and culinary expertise of Robert Montwaid complement our vision for the project, and we look forward to welcoming them to The Works.”

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Liana Moran
The Wilbert Group

Trevor Wells Joins Ware Malcomb's San Diego, CA Office

Trevor Wells

SAN DIEGO, CA– Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced Trevor Wells has joined the firm as Studio Manager, Science & Technology in the San Diego office.

 In this role, Wells will lead the growth of the Science & Technology Studio for the San Diego office and manage select projects.

Wells brings over 20 years of architectural experience to his new role at Ware Malcomb. While his expertise is focused on the Science & Technology sector, he also has extensive experience in designing commercial office, healthcare and industrial projects. 

Tiffany English

“We are excited to welcome Trevor to the Ware Malcomb team,” said Tiffany English, Principal of Ware Malcomb’s San Diego offices. “His in-depth knowledge and skill set, particularly in the area of science & technology design, reinforces our firm’s strong capabilities across multiple industries in the San Diego market.” 

Over the last decade, Wells has focused his career on the planning, design and construction of scientific research and manufacturing facilities.

Wells specializes in life science laboratories, interdisciplinary engineering environments, physical science laboratories, biocontainment (BSL) labs and research facilities, vivaria, clean room environments, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing facilities.

As a laboratory planning and design architect, Wells designs human-centered, sustainable lab environments integrated with the latest technology. 

Wells is a California Licensed Architect and LEED Accredited Professional who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, San Diego.

Ware Malcomb recently moved into a new, larger office space located at 3911 Sorrento Valley Blvd, Suite 120 in San Diego. The move was driven by the growth of the firm’s local employee and client base.

 Ware Malcomb has 22 offices across North America, including a second local office at 600 B Street, Suite 2070 in downtown San Diego.

 For more information, please visit and view Ware Malcomb’s Design Highlights video at


Rachel Reenders
VP Public Relations,
 KCOMM for Ware Malcomb

Kelly Teenor, Director, Marketing, 949.660.9128,

Maureen Bissonnette, Associate Principal, Marketing, 949.660.9128,

Ware Malcomb San Francisco
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San Francisco, CA 94104
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Ware Malcomb Announces Construction Completed on CBRE Offices in San Francisco, CA

Rhea Butler
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced construction is complete on the new offices of the property management division of CBRE located at 150 California Street, 4th Floor in San Francisco. 

Ware Malcomb provided interior architecture and design and branding services for the project.

The new offices of CBRE, a global commercial real estate services and investment firm, span 14,000 square feet and a full floor of the landmark 150 California building in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district. 

CBRE's New Offices, 150 California Building, 4th Floor,
Financial District, 
San Francisco, CA
In addition to providing interior architecture and design and branding services, Ware Malcomb also selected new furniture for the office.
“Our goal was to design a space that was highly functional for the CBRE team and consistent with their internal brand guidelines, while making it unique to the dynamic San Francisco market in which they operate,” said Rhea Butler, Director of Interior Architecture & Design of Ware Malcomb’s San Francisco office. 

“The modern, open design of this new office space will accommodate CBRE’s growing employee and client base for years to come.”

CBRE is the largest company of its kind in the world. Based in Los Angeles, the company operates more than 450 offices in over 100 countries worldwide.

The General Contractor for the project was BCCI.

For more information, please visit and view Ware Malcomb’s Design Highlights video at

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Rachel Reenders
VP Public Relations,
 KCOMM for Ware Malcomb

Kelly Teenor, Director, Marketing, 949.660.9128,

Maureen Bissonnette, Associate Principal, Marketing, 949.660.9128,

Ware Malcomb San Francisco
360 Pine Street, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
p. 415.432.6020