7 Hottest Markets for New Senior Housing This Year

Where are senior housing developers building? Look no further than the Sun Belt, the Midwest, and the East Coast. Dallas, Minneapolis, and Atlanta were busiest for senior housing development over the past year, National Real Estate Investor reported, based on National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC) data. Here are the top seven cities […]

How Ultra-Wealthy Investors View Senior Housing Real Estate

The world’s wealthiest individuals see great potential in senior housing—though it’s far from the most popular real estate property type these investors currently prefer, according to a recent research report from National Real Estate Investor (NREI). The report was based on an online survey sent to NREI readers in November 2016. The survey garnered responses […]

REITs Appear Ready to Drive Senior Housing Dealmaking Again

Senior housing real estate investments trusts (REITs) have pulled back their acquisition activity since the end of 2015, and transactions during the first six months of the year tanked as a result. However, rebounding share prices are returning the capital advantage to the biggest players in the industry, and may help deal volume pick up at […]

Investors See These 3 Trends Ahead in Senior Housing

The senior housing and care industry is valued at about $300 billion — and growing. This year, in particular, has seen significant activity and investor interest in the space, and experts say there’s more to come. A quick glance at the biggest senior housing deals of 2014 would give some perspective as to just how […]

Senior Housing Construction Tapers, But Assisted Living Not Slowing Down

While recent data show senior living construction starts have decreased by 65% in the first quarter of this year compared to the same quarter last year, senior housing experts say increasing occupancy rates, expanding demographics and other indicators reveal a formidable future for the senior housing industry.  “Construction activity has moderated slightly, which might be […]

Senior Housing Construction Boom Only Getting Started

The market for development and acquisitions among senior housing properties shows no signs of slowing, and even with construction far outpacing post-recession levels, those in the market say there is still ample opportunity, according to a survey by the National Real Estate Investor (NREI).  Industry players are anticipating improved fundamentals, according to a fourth quarter […]

Affordable Seniors Housing Sees Strong Interest, Not Without Setbacks

Many developers and operators see affordable senior housing as a strong area of potential growth in the future, but the sector is not without its challenges, writes National Real Estate Investor.  Citing $55.1 million provided recently by U.S. Bank toward the development by Retirement Housing Foundation of two affordable seniors housing properties near Los Angeles, which […]

Senior Housing Transactions Will Heat Up in 2013

Senior housing investment is on the rise with strong potential heading into 2013, according to new findings from a fourth quarter survey conducted by National Real Estate Investor and Senior Housing Investment Advisors. The survey of 164 respondents including 117 directly involved in seniors housing as brokers, lenders, developers, owners or operators. While total yearly portfolio […]