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Preliminary Q4 2015 Data Shows Active Sales but Slowing Dollar Volume

The U.S. seniors housing and care property sales market continued to remain active in the fourth quarter of 2015, although preliminary data shows dollar volume slowed significantly during the second half of the year. During the fourth quarter of 2015, $2.8 billion in seniors housing and care properties sales closed, down from $3.3 billion in the third quarter and $4.4…
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Shining the Light on Skilled Nursing

Skilled nursing hasn’t escaped the sweeping changes affecting how health care is delivered and paid for in this country. But unlike the rest of the seniors housing and care industry, which has experienced a significant surge of capital, skilled nursing has received less investment dollars—even though the sector demonstrates a need, as it’s been affected by the policy and regulatory…
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Seniors’ Care the Next Unicorn for Start-Up Investors?

We’ve seen it all over the media: “The first of the Boomers turn 70.” So what does this mean for the seniors housing and care industry? Some might argue that it presents a “unicorn” opportunity for innovative entrepreneurs to develop products or services that will serve one of the largest generations to hit retirement age in our history—and it presents…
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Seniors Housing Net Absorption Outpaces Inventory 4Q15

The average occupancy rate for seniors housing properties in the fourth quarter of 2015 was 90.1%, as net absorption of units outpaced the additions to inventory. This represented an increase of 20 basis points from the prior quarter, and was 20 basis points shy of its cyclical peak of 90.3% that was reached in the fourth quarter of 2014. Since…
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December’s Job Gains Are Strong At 292,000

For December, the Labor Department reported that non-farm employment increased by a strong 292,000 positions, while the prior two months were upwardly revised by 50,000 jobs.  Record warm weather in the month may have had an impact on the impressive December increase since construction jobs remained at unseasonably high levels. For all of 2015, the economy added an average of…
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