52% of Senior Housing Leaders Say Operating Expenses Will Be Permanently Higher

A majority of senior living professionals believe that the Covid-19 pandemic will result in permanently higher operating expenses. That’s according to the 2020 Seniors Housing Investor Sentiment Survey from National Real Estate Investor and the National Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). This year’s survey garnered responses from 167 participants from a range of […]

Interest in Senior Housing Investment Surges, Prices Stay Flat

The rest of this year may prove busy for senior housing dealmakers, according to newly released survey results from the fourth annual National Real Estate Investor (NREI)/National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) Seniors Housing Market Study. For the survey, NREI polled 153 commercial real estate professionals this past July about senior housing. From […]

Senior Housing Occupancy Expected to Increase

Senior housing occupancy should start ticking up over the next 12 months, many commercial real estate (CRE) professionals believe. The fourth annual Seniors Housing Market Study from the National Real Estate Investor and the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) drew responses from 153 CRE pros. Among these respondents, 65% said that […]

11 Reasons Investors Are Flocking to Senior Housing

Senior housing has really been able to stand on its own two feet as a significant real estate class as of late, with more investors from outside the industry hopping on board. Seniors housing was the most attractive asset class for the second year in a row when compared to other commercial real estate sectors, […]

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 […]

Fiercer Competition ‘Rears Its Head’ in Senior Housing

A surge in seniors housing construction isn’t staving off investor demand for the product, according to exclusive research findings from a survey conducted by the National Real Estate Investor (NREI) and the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC). Even so, concern around competition is high, as 62% of participants indicated new and competing […]

Why Senior Housing Portfolio Sales Could Rally in 2016

Major buyers have been more cautious to invest in large senior housing portfolios due to high prices, raising the question of whether the market has peaked. Some top executives say that it has, and that 2016 could see the completion of bigger deals. Despite a record-high transaction volume in the senior housing sector, real estate investment trusts […]

Developers Take Stealth Route Into Senior Living

Senior housing remains one of the most booming real estate sectors, and with a huge wave of baby boomers set to enter retirement in the coming years, untested real estate developers are jumping into the industry. Because operating senior living communities with health care services comes with a lot of responsibility, risk and high cost, some […]

Survey: Investors Flock to Senior Housing, Dismiss Oversupply Worries

Fears of oversupply have driven the conversation around senior housing in recent weeks, but commercial real estate professionals still believe market fundamentals are strong and find senior housing to be a highly attractive investment, according to research findings released Thursday. The research, conducted by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC) and the National […]