Trump Tariffs Could Worsen Senior Housing Construction Woes

New tariffs on steel and aluminum could throw a wrench into some senior living development plans and drive prices higher in an already costly construction landscape. The measure, which U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly announced earlier this month, is slated to go into effect on March 23. It would impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (3/1/18)

In the Pipeline is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards. Sign up for the SHN Architecture & Design Newsletter from SHN for updates on architecture and design trends, the annual SHN Awards Competition. Construction: Planned Senior Housing Management Planning Addition at Iowa Community Senior Housing Management has announced plans […]

Senior Housing Construction Costs Are Still Rising

Senior housing construction costs are rising and showing no signs of slowing down, according to a Jan. 25 construction costs brief prepared by Larry Graeve, senior vice president of construction firm The Weitz Company. The brief was prepared for the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA). Like last year, an ongoing labor shortage in the construction […]

How to Keep Senior Living Construction Costs Low

Any construction project has many moving parts. Hiring the right contractor, and making sure that the project stays on schedule and on budget, become top concerns for developers. But with the construction industry facing various economic challenges, accomplishing this list of tasks can be quite the undertaking for development teams, including those that work on senior living […]

Senior Housing Construction Costs Keep Surging

Senior housing construction costs continue to increase across the country, as contractors report a widespread labor shortage. In fact, 70% to 80% of contractors report difficulty in finding qualified labor, according to a Jan. 19 construction costs brief prepared by Larry Graeve, senior vice president of construction firm The Weitz Company. The brief was prepared […]