• JLL Announces Seniors Housing Portfolio Deal

    The JLL team got off to a prolific start this January, already handling a couple of transactions across 17 seniors housing properties. The big one involved the sale of 16 seniors housing communities previously owned by a publicly traded REIT. Totaling more than 1,800 units, these communities were located in three states and consisted of... Read More »
  • Blueprint Sells a SNF in Louisiana

    Brooks Blackmon of Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors headed down to the bayou to sell a 120-bed skilled nursing facility in Oak Grove, Louisiana (near the border of Arkansas). Built in stages from the 1960s through 1987, the facility had been owned by multiple generations of a local family since its opening, and now they are... Read More »
  • Recent Senior Care M&A Deal Chart, Week Ending January 22, 2021

    The M&A market was on fire in the last month of 2020, and got off to a fast start in 2021. Check out our recent senior care M&A deal chart. Long-Term Care   AcquirerTargetPrice Non-traded REIT16 seniors housing communitiesN/A Local individualAssisted living community in San Antonio, TXN/A Regional owner/operatorCarroll Nursing... Read More »
  • Lakeland Bank Finances Skilled Nursing Expansion in NJ

    A skilled nursing owner/operator in Morris County, New Jersey (New York City MSA) obtained financing from Lakeland Bank to expand and improve its services in the state. The $4.1 million loan will help fund renovations to underutilized space and increase the number of available licensed beds at the unnamed facility.   The... Read More »
  • Jon Harder Gets Sentence Commuted

    When was the last time anyone thought about Jon Harder, the founder and CEO of Sunwest Management who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the “misuse of investment funds during the real estate crisis” of 2007 to 2009? Well, that is an understatement if we ever saw one. At its height, Sunwest was one of the largest senior living... Read More »
HealthPeak Sells 10 Aegis Living Communities

HealthPeak Sells 10 Aegis Living Communities

HealthPeak Properties continues its exit from the seniors housing business, both its sale/leaseback portfolio as well as its RIDEA assets. In a large transaction, HealthPeak has sold 10 assisted living and memory care communities to its tenant, Aegis Living, which partnered with Blue Moon Capital Partners in the deal. The purchase price for the real estate (to HealthPeak) was $350 million, but the total price for the entire transaction was closer to $440 million, or about $626,700 per unit. Not too bad during a pandemic.   The 10 properties are located in California (6), Washington (3) and Nevada (1). Average occupancy in the third quarter... Read More »
Blue Moon/LCS Refinances Texas Development

Blue Moon/LCS Refinances Texas Development

Three and a half years after entering into a joint venture to develop a 207-unit senior living community in Katy, Texas, Blue Moon Capital Partners and LCS have turned to CBRE to refinance the property. Situated on 10.35 acres, the community was developed using the Blue Moon Senior Housing I LP Fund, a $250 million fund for which Blue Moon secured a $175 million capital commitment from Hawkeye Partners, LP in December 2014. Now, the fund is fully invested in 12 assets totaling 1,824 units in nine states. Featuring independent living, assisted living and memory care units, the project also represented the first between Blue Moon and LCS, which took over as manager of the property under its... Read More »
CBRE Rocks Plymouth, Michigan Deal

CBRE Rocks Plymouth, Michigan Deal

After opening in 2017, and already filling up, a senior living community in Plymouth, Michigan (Detroit MSA) refinanced its construction debt with the help of Aron Will of CBRE. Developed by a joint venture between Boston-based private equity firm Blue Moon Capital Partners and Troy, Michigan-based operator Cedarbrook Senior Living, the community features 98 independent living, 43 assisted living and 41 memory care units, in addition to 19 IL cottages. It was developed at an approximate cost of $45 million, or around $225,000 per unit, which is slightly above the regional average for senior living communities of $215,000 per unit, according to our in-house database of developments dating... Read More »
The Assisted Living Investors Speak

The Assisted Living Investors Speak

On November 9, 2017, we held a webinar titled “Assisted Living: Buying, Selling and Valuing in a Market Peak,” which you can watch here. Over the course of 90 minutes, our Editor, Steve Monroe, led a discussion featuring Jeff Binder of Senior Living Investment Brokerage, Kevin Kreshover of KeyBanc Capital Markets, Chris Kronenberger of Blue Moon Capital Partners, and Chris Wettig of Legend Senior Living, covering topics that varied from selling AL communities in today’s market, to the added value of adding memory care to an AL community, to whether it is cheaper to build or buy now. And of course, are we currently in, passed, or heading towards a market peak? The webinar yielded some... Read More »
Belmont Village Teams With Blue Moon Capital

Belmont Village Teams With Blue Moon Capital

Belmont Village Senior Living and Blue Moon Capital Partners are teaming up for their first ground-up construction project together, albeit their third venture overall, with a planned 157-unit assisted living/memory care community in Aliso Viejo, California. A master planned community located in the San Joaquin Hills of southern Orange County, Aliso Viejo boasts high home values and high incomes, which should help to fill the luxury community. Featuring both studio and one-bedroom units, the community also comes with a town hall, fitness center, salon and heated salt-water pool. Upon completion in 2018, Belmont Village will operate the community. To fund the project, the venture turned to... Read More »