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U.S. economy created 228,000 jobs in November 2017

The Labor Department reported that there were 228,000 jobs created in the U.S. economy in November.   This was above the consensus expectation of 200,000 jobs.  This marked the 86th consecutive month of positive job gains for the U.S. economy.  Revisions were minimal, adding 3,000 jobs to the prior two months. Health care added 30,000 jobs […]

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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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Closed Transactions Volume Up Significantly in Q3, Pricing Range Bound

Closed transactions volume started off relatively strong in 2017 totaling $4.6 billion in the first quarter, but then experienced a significant decline in the second quarter to only $2.2 billion.  However, the third quarter of 2017 saw a vibrant uptick of dollar volume with a 113% increase from the second quarter. This blog provides a […]

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Overheard at the Ziegler Finance & Strategy Conference

The 20th annual Ziegler Senior Living Finance + Strategy Conference, held October 4th through 6th in Colorado Springs, focused on trends primarily affecting not-for-profit senior living providers. Nicely dovetailing with NIC’s record-breaking attendance at its recent Fall Conference, the Ziegler event also attracted a record number of attendees, including a notable uptick in first-time participants. […]

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U.S. economy generated 138,000 jobs in May 2017

The Labor Department reported on Friday that nonfarm payrolls increased by a seasonally-adjusted 138,000 positions in May, well below the consensus 182,000 estimate. This followed gains of 174,000 in April, originally reported as 211,000 and 50,000 in March, originally reported as 79,000. Monthly revisions result from additional reports received from businesses since the last published […]

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