NIC: Senior Housing Construction Activity Gained Traction in Q2, Absorption Strong

Senior housing and care construction activity gained traction during the second quarter of 2012, while occupancy rates continued to recover and year-over-year rent growth accelerated, according to NIC MAP, the data and analysis service of the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC).  Senior Housing Construction & Absorption The annual inventory […]

Looking for Senior Housing Deals & Investments? Come to NIC’s National Conference

It’s getting to be that time of year: The National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry will be holding its 22nd annual national conference this year at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers in Illinois from September 19-21. NIC’s National Conference is a must-attend event that creates business opportunities, as owners and operators of […]

Wide Open Field Ahead for Seniors Housing Sector After “Near-Record” Sales in 2011

Investment transactions among seniors housing properties rose 340% in 2011 to $27.8 billion across senior housing and care properties, according to Real Capital Analytics data, reports National Real Estate Investor, vaulting the industry to “near record” sales numbers. A research study conducted by NREI and Seniors Housing Investment Advisors found most respondents feeling positive about […]

NIC: Seniors Housing & Care Construction Activity, Rent Growth Down in Q1

Despite modest gains in seniors housing occupancy rates in the first quarter of 2012, construction activity and year-over-year rent growth have slowed, according to the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry’s data analysis service NIC MAP. By the end of Q1, the average occupancy rate had risen to 88.4%, up 20 […]

Intergenerational Developments Can Meet Boomers’ Demands for Staying Put

With the concept of retirement changing drastically for the upcoming generation of retirees, there’s less of a push for the nation’s baby boomers to enter segregated senior living communities and more of an urge to remain in their own homes and communities, reveal studies about attitudes toward retirement and where to live in old age. […]

NIC Conference: Strong Winds Astern for Senior Housing Capital

When Columbus set sail for America, he did not know what was beyond the horizon line.  Some thought he would fall off the edge for it was unknown what lay beyond the horizon. For those attending NIC’s Skilled Nursing Investment Forum and Senior Housing Symposium, the feeling of not knowing what lies beyond the horizon […]

An Inside Look at How Senior Care Lenders are Responding to Rate Cuts

Excellent communication, a good reputation, and solid financials are crucial to senior care operators’ ability to get financial support in the current economic and reimbursement environment, said a panel of financiers during a session on how lenders are responding to Medicare rate cuts at NIC’s 2012 Skilled Nursing Investment Forum. Key Considerations for Developing Operator-Lender […]