Articles written by Steve Monroe:

Avalon Senior Living Grows

Avalon Senior Living has partnered again with Eastridge Pacific Holdings, LLC (EPH), this time buying three senior living communities in California from HCP, Inc. that had been leased to Brookdale Senior Living. The 205 units (210 beds) offer independent living, assisted living and memory care services. The purchase price was $15.7 million, or $76,585 per […]

SLIB Heads Southeast to Sell Sunlink SNF

A 100-bed skilled nursing facility in the affluent northern Georgia town of Ellijay was purchased by a private Northeast-based group looking to expand their current Peach State presence. Being the only facility in an area with a growing number of retirees, this SNF was consistently well occupied above 90%. Plus, once the adjacent hospital relocated […]

Blueprint Closes Two Large Skilled Nursing Deals

Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors closed a couple of sales in the Old Northwest. First, Amy Sitzman and Michael Segal represented Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society in the not-for-profit’s sale of three Wisconsin skilled nursing facilities. Considered to be non-core, these facilities feature 162 skilled nursing beds, 19 independent living […]

Blueprint Closes New England Assisted Living Sale

The husband and wife owners of an assisted living community in Dover, New Hampshire started on their path to retirement with the help of Steve Thomes of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors. Originally a historic colonial home that was converted to assisted living, the unique community still has a bed a breakfast feel to it. […]

Breaking News

Chicago-based JLL announced it is buying HFF, Inc. in a $2 billion cash and stock deal. We wonder whether HFF management was so distraught after the seniors housing team jumped ship two months ago that they just had to sell. All kidding aside, the combination of these two firms will create one sizable company that […]

Does Size Matter in Seniors Housing?

Last week, we took a look at the relationship between the size of the skilled nursing facility and the price it sold at, according to statistics from our just-published Skilled Nursing Acquisition & Investment Report. And like skilled nursing facilities, the larger the seniors housing property, the higher price paid for it, generally. That is […]