Seniors Housing

Top 10 senior design directions in 2015

Top 10 senior design directions in 2015

As we continue to change the senior living world by creating uniquely designed environments, our team members have put their heads together to come up with a list of must-watch industry trends for 2015.

SHA Capital Partners announces purchase of WI property

SHA Capital Partners LLC has completed its first senior housing acquisition, buying Heritage House of Portage for $5.9 million.

Evolving risk in the seniors housing sector

Evolving risk in the seniors housing sector

BDO recently published its 2014 RiskFactor Report for REITs, an annual study that analyzes the most recent SEC 10-K filings of the 100 largest publicly traded REITs in the U.S. Conducted since 2012, the study identifies the top risks among REITs. This year's findings shed light and further underscore certain trends in the seniors housing and healthcare industry.

Berkadia originates $86M package for 15 senior housing properties

Berkadia Commercial Mortgage LLC has originated $85.9 million for a portfolio of 15 seniors housing communities located throughout North Carolina.

Lancaster Pollard leads in HUD Lean program

Lancaster Pollard generated the largest volume of activity in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Lean mortgage insurance program for seniors housing, the company announced last week.

Breton joins LCB Senior Living

Breton joins LCB Senior Living

Danielle Breton is the new director of investments for LCB Senior Living, LLC in Norwood, MA.

Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors launches advisory firm

Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors has begun a national advisory firm for investors and operators of seniors housing and healthcare real estate, the company said.

New capital options to be unveiled at NIC conference

New capital options to be unveiled at NIC conference

Providers seeking capital — and new funding options — will converge in Chicago later this year for the 23rd annual NIC National Conference.

Berkadia originates $16 million in funding for two properties

Berkadia Commercial Mortgage recently originated a total of $16.4 million for seniors housing properties in Ohio and Nebraska.

Second edition of the NIC Investment Guide now available

Second edition of the NIC Investment Guide now available

The National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry has officially released the second edition of the "NIC Investment Guide."

Stability, positive numbers elevate seniors housing investment

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Seniors housing has shown why it continues to be a solid investment, the head of the industry's leading housing and care investment center said Thursday.

 Number crunchers express optimism over seniors housing and care market at NIC meeting

Number crunchers express optimism over seniors housing and care market at NIC meeting

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Investment in seniors housing continues to grow, but operators need to be prepared for the expanding role of managed care and a move toward value-based reimbursement, experts cautioned Thursday at the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry annual conference.

The family secrets that hold back long-term care

The family secrets that hold back long-term care

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Several years ago I called some industry experts with a simple request. I asked if there was a place where I could find some basic benchmarks about industry spending. Didn't think I was looking for anything that was really off the wall, just run-of-the mill budgeting-type stuff.

New construction heading South — in a good way

New construction heading South — in a good way

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Let's say your organization is thinking about building a new community. Where should you break ground? If a recent survey is to be believed, Southern towns are your best bet. Or more accurately, Southern towns with college campuses.

Outlook gradually improving for operators, economist notes

Economic trends should give senior living operators reason for cautious optimism, according to a leading economist. That's because the economy's main driver - consumer spending - appears to be rebounding.

Traditional business models in the skilled nursing care sector are about to undergo massive change, panel predicts

Traditional business models in the skilled nursing care sector are about to undergo massive change, panel predicts

Marketplace and policy changes will place unprecedented pressure on providers to diversify and expand how they do business, according to panelists at a skilled care program in Los Angeles.

Housing report offers bleak financing picture for seniors housing construction, organizations say

Construction activity has slowed significantly in the seniors housing sector, according to a report released Thursday. The findings mirror a general lack of capital for new construction, creators of the report said.

Committee praises bill expanding low-income seniors housing

Senators and witnesses extolled the merits of a bill that would expand Section 202 housing services for low-income seniors at a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee Thursday.

Seniors housing pipeline 'emptying out' as construction slows, NIC says

Seniors housing pipeline 'emptying out' as construction slows, NIC says

Construction activity in the seniors housing and care sector has slowed significantly over the last two years, due largely to the overall economic recession, according to a new report. "The 2009 Seniors Housing Construction Trends Report" was produced by the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing and Care Industry (NIC) and the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA).

Seniors housing market analysis tool enhances Web site

NIC MAP, an online tool for tracking seniors housing developments in the nation's top 100 metropolitan areas, has expanded its Web site. The site now includes an upgraded analysis of seniors housing performance and more efficient reporting services.