Welcome to Bloomr

Not all real estate companies are created equal

Our specialty is buying and selling retirement and long-term care residences or development lands for senior living projects. The Bloomr team’s background allows us to provide solutions beyond real estate such as occupancy performance and marketing, development and planning, and other related support for clients.

Our team of experienced and specialized professionals understand the unique challenges and opportunities within the growing senior living market. Whether you’re a first-time investor or an experienced owner and operator, we have the resources and expertise to help you maximize returns and minimize risks.

We pride ourselves on transparent, responsive and proactive communication. We are committed to building long-term relationships with clients based on trust, integrity, and mutual success.

Meet Derek and Kristen

Derek Mercey and Kristen Forster, Co-founders and Principals at Bloomr Commercial Real Estate. Established in 2017, Derek and Kristen merged their respective years of experience in real estate and senior living to form bloomr, a commercial real estate business dedicated to the senior living sector in the Province of Ontario.

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Get Ready

We all want to look good in pictures, but getting a property ready for listing goes far beyond how good the model suite looks in photos. Let the experience of Bloomr guide you to preparing every detail to optimize returns.

Maximizing Operating Income

Getting top dollar for your residence has many facets. Allow Bloomr, with our network of specialists, set a plan in motion to maximize occupancy, surface operating efficiencies and perfect environments.

Our Senior Living Network

We have been nurturing our network, relationships, and reputation within the senior living industry for 25 years. We’re present and active in industry associations, conferences, and financial symposiums to ensure we remain current and knowledgeable.

Buying and Selling Properties

Bloomr specializes in senior living asset acquisitions and dispositions, with a proven track record of successful closing. We have a deep understanding of the seniors’ housing market and leverage our expertise to provide our clients with the best possible outcomes. Our team of experienced professionals works closely with clients to understand their unique needs and goals, and to develop customized strategies that maximize the value of their assets.

Buying and Selling Land for Development

One of our core competencies is site search and selection, which is critical to the successful development of new seniors’ housing projects. Our team of experts has a deep understanding of the seniors’ housing market and is adept at identifying and evaluating potential sites that meet our clients’ specific needs and requirements.

Allied Professional Services

Through our trusted and allied professional partnerships Bloomr Commercial Real Estate offers a network of senior living professionals to accelerate the successful sale of your property. Whether it’s a complex financial picture, valuation, planning status or best-use architectural massing, Bloomr has the network to deliver.

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MLS Number: X6624796


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Derek Mercey

Derek Mercey, Sales Representative, Royal LePage Commercial, is Co-founder and Principal of Bloomr Commercial Real Estate. Leveraging 20+ years of experience and in-depth knowledge of the senior living sector, Derek focuses exclusively on meeting the unique real estate needs of senior living property owners, operators, developers, lenders, and investors.

Fuelled by a passion for the senior living industry and a desire to provide exceptional services to aging Canadians, Derek started his career as a Co-founder of Care Planning Partners (CPP), which quickly emerged as the go-to source for market and financial feasibility assessments and intelligence in the sector.

Derek launched TheCareGuide.com in 1996 leading to The Care Guide in 2002, helping countless seniors and their families make informed decisions about their eldercare needs and appropriate senior living arrangements. Derek served the Ontario Retirement Communities Association’s (ORCA) Board of Directors for six consecutive years and Chair of its Commercial Members’ Committee.

Derek holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is a dynamic entrepreneur dedicated to providing the highest level of service and expertise to his clients.

Kristen Forster

Kristen Forster, Sales Representative, Royal LePage Commercial, is Co-founder and Principal of Bloomr Commercial Real Estate. Kristen is a seasoned business development and sales professional with over 25 years of experience in commercial construction and real estate development, specializing in healthcare-related real estate and the senior living sector.

Kristen has built a stand-out reputation for adhering to the highest ethical standards as a skilled negotiator while consistently delivering outstanding results for her clients. Her sound business acumen, combined with exceptional market and real estate development expertise, enables her to align clients’ real estate objectives.

Kristen’s successful track record in commercial real estate development and construction is a testament to her commitment to excellence. Her extensive network of consultants, developers, and related professionals allows her to provide clients with the highest level of support, assistance, and value.

Kristen is honoured to be awarded Top 50 National Royal LePage Commercial 2022, Top 10 Commercial Royal LePage Real Estate 2021, and 2022. She is the Co-founder at Good Life Realty and holds an Honours Degree Psychology and Business from Wilfrid Laurier.

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