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Florida Nursing Homes Required to Make Big Investments in Emergency Preparedness within 60 Days

The tragic deaths of eight nursing home residents in Hollywood, Fla., in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma prompted a number of policy changes. Legislation was introduced requiring seniors housing facilities to have emergency power sources for five days in the event of a power outage. Florida Governor Rick Scott announced an immediate rule requiring similar […]

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NIC Skilled Nursing Data: Key Takeaways from the Second-Quarter 2017 Report

NIC has just released its second quarter 2017 Skilled Nursing Data Report, which includes key monthly data points from July 2012 through June 2017. The current report is based on data collected monthly, but reported quarterly, from approximately 20 operators and 1,500 properties.  The data represents national, aggregate figures.  However, NIC plans to grow the […]

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Seniors Housing: A Favored Investment Choice

Key Takeaways from the 2017 NREI/ NIC Senior Housing Market Study The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) and the National Real Estate Investor (NREI) recently conducted the fourth annual NREI/NIC Seniors Housing Market Study from June 28-July 17. The goal of the online survey was to gauge attitudes and opinions regarding […]

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U.S. economy generated 156,000 jobs in August 2017.

Analysts, operators and capital providers often pay close attention to the employment data release issued by the Labor Department on the first Friday of the month.  This report provides near-real time information about the state of the economy and the U.S. labor market.  And with labor representing up to 60% of a typical operator’s expense […]

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