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2017 NIC Fall Conference Opening Session to Feature Lively Debate on Economic Issues

The impact of the Trump administration’s policies on economic growth is a matter of debate. So why not hold an actual debate? Two prominent and influential figures will debate the impact of recent policies on economic growth at the 2017 NIC Fall Conference being held later this month, Sept. 26-28, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. […]

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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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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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Seniors Housing Actual Rates Report Shows Larger Discounts for Assisted Living than Independent Living

The NIC Map Data Service recently released national benchmark data through mid-year 2017 for actual rates and leasing velocity.  Key takeaways include: Average initial rates were below average asking rates for both independent living and assisted living properties, with monthly spreads larger for assisted living properties throughout the entire reported period. As of June 2017, […]

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