NIC | CARES BLOG
A place for connections, analysis, research, and education on seniors housing and care

Understanding Your Market Study Part 3: Conducting a Desktop Competitor Analysis

The first segment of this multi-part series established that market studies are a critical component of determining whether a proposed seniors housing property is an attractive investment opportunity. The second segment touched on maximizing accuracy in defining a market area. And the third segment discussed quantifying and qualifying the competitive environment. Concluding the third segment […]

Read Post ›

Q1 2017 Transactions Update: Portfolio Deals Drive Volume Gains

 Q1 2017 Transactions Update: Portfolio Deals Drive Volume Gains This blog is a follow-up to the preliminary transactions data from last month’s post.  Here is the latest data as of Q1 2017. Transaction Dollar Volume Increases Transactions volume for seniors housing and care registered $4.6 billion in Q1 2017. Seniors housing had a strong quarter, […]

Read Post ›

U.S. economy created 211,000 jobs in April 2017

The Labor Department reported on Friday that nonfarm payrolls increased by a seasonally-adjusted 210,000 positions in April, well above the consensus 190,000 estimate.  This followed gains of 79,000 in March, originally reported as 98,000 and 232,000 in February, originally reported as 219,000.  The weak March payroll increase appears to have been weather related.  Monthly revisions […]

Read Post ›

State Medicaid Programs in Quite a State

The public discourse recently has narrowed on the big capital “R” reforms potentially coming down from the federal government on states regarding their Medicaid funding. Meanwhile,  states themselves have a lot on their plates regarding Medicaid, despite the uncertainty of the future of the program and its financing. Some states, like North Carolina and Kansas, […]

Read Post ›