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Seniors Housing Annual Total Investment Returns Equal 12.79% in Q1 2018

First-quarter investment return data for the NCREIF-reported seniors housing properties equaled 2.14%, composed of a 0.79% capital return and a 1.36% income return. The annual total return through the first quarter of 2018 was 12.79%, overshadowing the NCREIF Property Index (NPI) result of 7.12% and the apartment result of 6.38%. However, at 13.53% industrial total returns outpaced seniors housing. Despite…
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2016 Transactions: Costs of Capital Played a Role, but Deal Flow Still Strong

Over the past few years, public buyers, dominated by the public REITs, have been the dominant player buying seniors housing and care properties. That changed in 2016, when higher costs of capital limited purchases by public REITs. Consequently, acquisitions by institutional buyers and private buyers (including private REITs and partnerships) accounted for the majority of dollar volume in 2016. With…
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Private Buyers Stay Active Even While Sales Transaction Volume and Count Drop

The preliminary 2016 third-quarter data is in, and it shows that transaction volume continues to slow down in 2016. Public buyers, mainly the public REITs, have led the slowdown, as cost of capital increased, and the number of transactions that suit their strategies declined. But on the private side, buyers continued to stay relatively active in the third quarter. Private…
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Next Up: Revenue Management

HCP Exec Previews Fall Conference Session Amid increased competition and pressure to boost revenue, dynamic pricing strategies can help building operators capture dollars that might have otherwise been left on the table.     “We need to think differently as an industry about pricing,” said Kai Hsiao, executive vice president, senior housing asset management, HCP, Inc., a large REIT based in Irvine,…
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