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Institutional Buyers Drive Transaction Volume Increase

The preliminary data for seniors housing and care Q1 2017 transactions volume showed a significant uptick from the prior quarter. Volume totaled $4.4 billion in the first quarter. The increase in volume was mainly driven by the public REIT divestitures and the institutional players, namely Blackstone, stepping in to acquire properties. The first quarter of […]

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Six Key Takeaways from NIC’s First-Quarter Seniors Housing Data Release

This week, NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar on the seniors housing market trends during the first quarter of 2017.  Key takeaways included: Takeaway #1:  Occupancy Fell in the First Quarter The occupancy rate for seniors housing properties fell 30 basis points in the first quarter of 2017 to 89.3%, as net additions […]

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Understanding Your Market Study: Part 3

Conducting a Desktop Analysis of the Competition When conducting a market study competitor analysis, many tools and sources of public information are available right from your desktop. The task may seem overwhelming, especially if the market is highly competitive. But here are some best practices to follow: Know what you are looking for Consider why […]

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Understanding Your Market Study: Part 2

Defining the Market Area The first segment of this multi-part blog series established that market studies require particular attention as a critical component of the seniors housing development planning process. In this second segment, we’ll touch upon common methodologies, and uncover fine points that can increase the accuracy of a market study.

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NIC Skilled Nursing Data: Key Takeaways from the Fourth-Quarter 2016 Report

NIC has just released its fourth quarter 2016 Skilled Nursing Data Report, which includes key monthly data points from January 2012 through December 2016. 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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