Blueprint Handles Two More REIT Sales

Blueprint Handles Two More REIT Sales

The closings keep coming from Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors, as the firm has announced a series of acquisitions in the last couple weeks of the year, mainly for publicly-traded REIT clients. Ben Firestone, Michael Segal, Alex Florea and Scott Frazier first teamed up to sell an assisted living/memory care community in Escondido, California (an affluent suburb of San Diego). Previously owned by an LLC affiliated with Ventas, the community was originally built in 1986 and expanded with a new independent living building in 2006. Initially, the community offered a full spectrum of care from independent living to skilled nursing. However, the new IL building was converted to... Read More »

Sold before reaching the mountaintop

An assisted living community with an improving census and reputation sold to a regional operator before fully realizing its potential. As rough starts go, this community in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania may take the cake. Built in 1984 as a skilled nursing facility, it never opened as such because the developer defaulted on the bond financing the project. A Lutheran senior housing group then bought it and operated it as an assisted living community until January 2013, when a group of doctors bought the community with just 12 residents occupying it. After remodeling the third floor to add 29 memory care units and an adult day care program, the doctors brought the census up to 66 residents... Read More »