Senior Living Development, Construction Show Signs of Life — But High Costs Stymie Projects

Once awash in a torrent of development activity, the senior living industry saw construction starts plummet last year. Now, there are signs that activity is resuming, but high material prices and other factors are complicating the outlook on how quickly senior housing development activity will ramp back up. In the first quarter of 2021, independent […]

3 Reality Checks for Active Adult Development

Active adult is one of the most in-demand real estate product types at the moment, but investors and developers need to do their due diligence if they want these to be successful investments. Active adult is growing in popularity with investors because it does not have a health care component found in other senior housing […]

Builder Confidence Improves for 55+ Housing Market

Builder confidence in the single-family, 55 and older housing market for the second quarter is up year over year, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) report of second quarter data. Compared to the second quarter of 2013, the single-family index increased three points to a level […]

Outlook for 55+ Housing Market Sets New Record

In the history of home builders tracking confidence in the market for 55+ housing, the outlook has never been better.  Among builders, confidence in the sector for those ages 55 and over showed a sharp uptick in the fourth quarter after lagging other market sectors in the real estate market recovery, according to the National […]

Builders More Bullish Than Ever on 55+ Market

Builders are becoming even more bullish on the market for 55+ housing when compared with the market last year, says the National Association of Home Builders.  In the quarter ended June 30, builders reported strong, continued improvement in the sector with an increase of 24 points on the association’s index—the highest second-quarter measure since the […]

Multifamily Housing Has Recovered 70% With Outlook Strong: NAHB

The outlook for multifamily housing will remain strong, according to participants of the National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas last week. The market for multifamily housing has recovered “substantially” since 2010 and is around 70% of the way back to a sustainable level, NAHB said. “Last year was a banner […]