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U.S. economy created 228,000 jobs in November 2017

The Labor Department reported that there were 228,000 jobs created in the U.S. economy in November.   This was above the consensus expectation of 200,000 jobs.  This marked the 86th consecutive month of positive job gains for the U.S. economy.  Revisions were minimal, adding 3,000 jobs to the prior two months. Health care added 30,000 jobs […]

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Seniors Housing Annual Total Returns Continue to Outpace Other Commercial Real Estate

Returns Strong. Third-quarter investment return data for the NCREIF-reported seniors housing properties equaled 2.73%, composed of a 1.38% capital return and a 1.36% income return. The annual total return through the first quarter of 2017 was 12.72%, overshadowing the NCREIF Property Index (NPI) result of 6.89% and the apartment result of 6.22%. However, industrial total […]

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How Could Advances in Alzheimer’s Research and Funding Potentially Impact the Demand for Services?

Though a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias remains elusive, progress is being made to slow the course of the disease and better treat its symptoms. These advances have the potential to affect the future demand for memory care services and facilities. A panel of experts at the 2017 NIC Fall Conference presented the […]

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Closed Volume in Third Quarter at $5 Billion, Institutional Buyers Represent Growing Share

Updated third quarter data shows seniors housing and care transactions volume in the third quarter of 2017 registered $5.0 billion. That includes $1.5 billion in seniors housing and $3.5 billion in nursing care. The total volume was up 129% from the prior quarter’s $2.2B and up 6% from the third quarter of 2016 when volume […]

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Investments in Operations Hold Promise for Seniors Housing and Care

The 2017 NIC Fall Conference featured valuable programming content for stakeholders in the seniors housing and care industry. Throughout the conference, key themes emerged both on and off the stage. A frequent topic of discussion was the evolution of the skilled nursing industry, and more notably, the importance of efficient operations for success. Not only […]

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