Investors, Developers Cool on Senior Housing as Covid-19 Pandemic Drags On

Last year, it looked as though senior housing would remain among the most attractive real estate prospects for investors and developers in 2020 — then came Covid-19. No doubt spooked by a deadly disease that disproportionately affects older adults, investors and developers turned their attention to other property types when looking ahead to 2021, including […]

Atria CEO Moore, Senior Living Developer Reis Bullish on Hotel Conversions

Prominent figures in senior living development and operations see a growing opportunity for hotel conversions, including in the highly competitive New York City market. “I think … looking to buy defaulted hotel notes and turning hotels into CCRCs will clearly come to the Upper West Side, the East Side, and into Manhattan,” Senior Care Development […]

Senior Housing Wanes Slightly In Eyes of Investors, Developers

Senior housing is still one of the most attractive investment and development prospects in real estate for the year ahead. But, there are some lingering questions about how the industry will overcome its current headwinds, at least in the short-term, according to the latest Emerging Trends in Real Estate report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the […]

Senior Housing Outshines Other Real Estate Classes as Developers Look to 2019

Senior housing is again considered one of the best bets for real estate investment and development for the year ahead. That’s according to the 40th annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Investors identified senior housing as the top prospect for both investment and development of […]

Senior Housing Real Estate is Best Bet for Development in 2018

Out of all residential property types, senior housing has the best prospects for both investment and development in 2018, according to a cross section of real estate professionals surveyed earlier this year. “Addressing the residential needs of the population moving through their 60s, 70s, and 80s is creating a spectrum of opportunity for the real […]

How Senior Housing Can Build Healthier, Happier Communities

When it comes to forward-thinking senior housing, Margaret Wylde may be the ultimate authority on how the industry can take a more holistic approach to build healthier places and promote wellness. Wylde is the founder and CEO of ProMatura Group, LLC, a global research and advisory firm that specializes in consumers 50 and older and […]

Senior Living Developers Find Big Savings in Cities

Urban settings offer mass appeal for a number of reasons, but senior housing developers say the biggest reason to go to the city is cost savings. Though urban environments present unique challenges for infill senior housing projects, they also offer opportunities for developers to offset costs in ways suburban locations might not, which some say […]

Top News of the Week: Kisco’s $160M Pipeline, Rebranding for Boomers

In case you missed it… here are the top five headlines grabbing SHN readers’ attention this week. Kisco Senior Living Targets Mixed-Use Communities for $160M Pipeline—Recent development by Kisco may be some indication, but the owner-operator-developer has about $160 million worth of development still on the way. Much of the development will target mixed-use, master-planned […]

Senior Housing Rate Projected to Double, Driven By Urban Development

Senior housing could be in for a big surge—as much as double the current penetration rate—as baby boomers continue to sell their homes and move toward more amenities in urban centers across the country. Many are seeing their retirements unfold in those urban centers and are seeking new and modern housing options rather than independent […]