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November Unemployment Rate Unchanged at Lowest Level in Nearly 50 Years

The unemployment rate remained low at 3.7% in November, which is the lowest rate since December 1969. The jobless rate remains well below the rate of what is generally believed to be the “natural rate of unemployment” of 4.5%, which suggests that upward pressure on wage rates will continue. Further indications that this is in […]

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Seniors Housing Penetration Rates: Variation over Time, Variation Across Metropolitan Markets

Penetration rates vary across markets and across time.  Some of the variation may be due to differing demand factors such as population and household growth and size, consumer preferences, familiarity and comfort with the product, changes in the composition of inventory, and cultural influences. This blog post explores some of this variation. The chart above […]

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Why Attend the NIC Spring Conference?

Drawing over 1,500 owners, operators, capital providers, and other seniors housing & care stakeholders, the upcoming NIC Spring Conference has established itself as a must-attend event for decision makers across the sector. To miss it is to pass up a rare opportunity to build relationships, make new connections, and gain the latest data and thought […]

Topics: Research
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NIC MAP Releases New Features, Including Walk Score

As NIC MAP® Data Service clients know, NIC regularly adds new features to the client platform, often as a direct response to client requests, or as new data and analytical tools become available. NIC works hard to ensure developers, operators, investors, and other stakeholders, have access to the high-quality data they need from the best […]

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