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2019 NIC Seniors Housing Boot Camp: The Art of Assessing the Deal

Seniors housing isn’t quite like other commercial real estate investments. Returns and valuations can be significantly influenced by operational performance which makes acquisition and investment decisions complex. Professionals new to the industry can find underwriting a deal difficult and challenging.      To help these newcomers get a leg up, NIC is hosting the 2019 NIC Seniors Housing Boot Camp: The Art…
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NIC Skilled Nursing Data Report: Key Takeaways from the Fourth Quarter 2018

Occupancy in Narrow Range Since April 2018  Managed Medicare Revenue Mix Now at 11%  NIC released its fourth quarter 2018 Skilled Nursing Data Report last week, which includes key monthly data points from January 2012 through December 2018.  The report also includes the latest urban vs. rural comparative data points as well as revenue mix trends.  Here are some key…
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4Q2018 Seniors Housing Actual Rates Key Takeaways

The NIC MAP® Data Service recently released national monthly data through December 2018 for actual rates and leasing velocity. The NIC Actual Rates initiative is driven by the need to continually increase transparency in the seniors housing sector and achieve greater parity to data that is available in other real estate asset classes. Having access to accurate data on the…
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Economy Adds 304,000 Jobs in January

The Labor Department reported that there were a significant number of jobs added in January–304,000 and well above the consensus expectation of 172,000. This was the 100th consecutive month of job growth.  December was revised down to 222,000 from 312,000 and November was revised up to 196,000 from 176,000. The 800,000 Federal workers going unpaid during the partial federal government…
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Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Part 2: Regional Occupancy Performance, Entrance Fee vs. Rental Payment Models

Expanding on a recent NIC Blog Post that detailed care segment occupancy across the NIC MAP® 99 Primary and Secondary Markets within Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs, also referred to as life plan communities) compared with those in non-CCRC freestanding or combined communities, the second installment of this two-part blog post examines the regional occupancy performance of independent living, assisted…
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