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Initial Move-in Rates for Independent Living Fall Below Year-Earlier Levels in Q4 2017

 The NIC Map Data Service recently released national benchmark data through year-end 2017 for actual rates and leasing velocity.  Key takeaways include: Average initial move-in rates were below average asking rates for both independent living and assisted living properties, with monthly spreads larger for assisted living properties throughout the entire reported period. As of December […]

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Five Key Takeaways from NIC’s Fourth-Quarter 2017 Seniors Housing Data Release

NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar earlier this month on the key seniors housing data trends during the fourth quarter of 2017. Key takeaways included the following. Takeaway #1:  Seniors housing occupancy was unchanged at 88.8% The all occupancy rate for seniors housing, which includes properties still in lease up, was 88.8% in the […]

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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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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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