Affordability Is Driving Seniors to These 5 States

Retiring seniors are no longer basing their housing decisions mainly on warmer climates, and senior housing developers and operators should take notice. A report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Community Aging revealed that five states saw 50% spikes in their over-65 population between 2007 and 2017. Those states are: […]

[Upcoming Webinar] Middle Income Seniors in 2029: A Customer Profile

Date: November 5, 2019Time: 1:00 PM CDT – 2:00 PM CDTRegister Now Who Are America’s Middle Income Seniors and How Can We Care for Them? The Forgotten Middle is a fast-growing and significant demographic group of seniors that demands attention and planning. By 2029, there will be 14.4 million middle-income seniors in the U.S., many […]

How Senior Living Providers Are Protecting NOI As Occupancy Suffers

Occupancy is one of the most important contributors to net operating income (NOI), but in the face of ongoing struggles nationally with oversupply, operators can continue to boost their NOI through other means. Because this is the case, those who focus too much on occupancy as a metric for the health of senior living communities […]

$4.5 Billion in CMBS Loans Secured by Senior Housing, Delinquencies Possible

A combination of oversupply in some markets and baby boomers entering the senior living space at an older age may adversely impact the future performance of senior housing-backed commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans. These loans are performing well at the moment, however, according to a new report by Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA), a New […]

Senior Housing Occupancy Ticks Up From Record Low Levels

After a period of historical lows, senior housing occupancy rose on a nationwide basis in the third quarter. Average senior housing occupancy increased to 88%, up 30 basis points from the previous quarter’s 87.7% rate, according to new data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). But as is always the […]

Nearly 1 Million New Senior Living Units Needed by 2040

Senior living is currently grappling with the effects of oversupply in some markets. Even more new supply will be needed to meet the demand for senior housing from baby boomers, though, suggests new analysis from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). Using the 80-plus household cohort as a baseline, NIC used […]

These are Senior Housing’s Top 10 Major Construction Markets

There are 25,340 independent living and assisted living units underway in the top 10 U.S. senior housing construction markets, according to a new report from real estate investment and brokerage services firm Marcus & Millichap. The Calabasas, California-based firm analyzed data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) to determine its […]

5 Ways Senior Living May Reach the Middle Market

While it’s clear the senior living industry must cater to the growing middle market of older adults over the next decade, what isn’t clear is how exactly that will occur. There are fresh ideas percolating, though. That was made evident during a “hackathon” at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) fall […]