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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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2017 NIC Fall Conference Rewind

Thumbs up or down? Session audience votes on real life redevelopment projects Let’s say a business opportunity lands on your desk. Maybe it’s an older property that needs some updating but has a great location. Perhaps it’s a newer building with occupancy problems, or a property with any number of other challenges that seem fixable. […]

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U.S. economy created 261,000 jobs in October 2017.

The Labor Department reported that there were 261,000 jobs created in the U.S. economy in October.   This was below the consensus expectation of 310,000 jobs.  The smaller than expected October increase may have reflected upward revisions to the September employment estimates which showed that the effects of the hurricanes were less than initially reported.  Indeed, […]

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