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NIC MAP® Data Available on Bloomberg Industries Platform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 29, 2012
Contact: Biba Aidoo, baidoo@nic.org, (410) 267-0504

NIC MAP® DATA AVAILABLE ON BLOOMBERG INDUSTRIES PLATFORM

NIC’s Seniors Housing and Care Data Now Available to Bloomberg Subscribers

Annapolis, Maryland — October 29, 2012 — National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC), the leading provider of historical and trend data on the seniors housing industry, today announced it provides NIC MAP® data to Bloomberg’s more than 310,000 global subscribers. NIC’s seniors housing data is available through the Bloomberg Industries platform, the first and only portal to offer interactive, continuously updated industry research and data.

Bloomberg users can now access, chart and download NIC MAP® data on seniors housing, independent living (IL), assisted living (AL), continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and nursing homes for the nation’s 31 largest metropolitan areas. The data will include NIC MAP® quarterly, aggregate fundamentals on a national and regional aggregate basis.

“With the growing interest of institutional investors in healthcare real estate, and in particular seniors housing and care, this strategic relationship with Bloomberg plays a critical role in promoting transparency in the sector,” said Robert Kramer, NIC’s President. “NIC MAP® data will provide influential decision makers with actionable market data required to invest in emerging markets like the seniors housing and care sector.”

Subscribers of the Bloomberg Professional service, which is a leading provider of financial information to business and investment professionals globally, can access NIC MAP® data via the Bloomberg Industries platform at {BI<GO>}. Individuals can also purchase NIC market level data via the Seniors Housing and Care Market Performance report. A sample of this report is available for download here

About NIC

The National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC) is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to facilitate informed investments in the industry. NIC’s NIC MAP® Data and Analysis Service tracks more than 12,600 properties on a quarterly basis in the 100 largest metropolitan markets. Proceeds from its national conference and other events are used to fund data and research on issues of importance to lenders, investors, providers, developers, and others interested in meeting the housing and care needs of America’s seniors. For more information, visit www.NIC.org or call (410) 267-0504.