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Penton’s National Real Estate Investor and NIC Announce a Joint Survey on Trends on the Senior Housing Property Market

NEW YORK, June 26, 2014- Penton’s National Real Estate Investor ( and the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC), are collaborating to create the first annual survey on the outlook for the seniors housing property market in terms of both its market fundamentals as well as its capital market trends. The survey will include the views of owners, builders, developers, lenders and investors in the seniors housing and care sector.

The survey results will appear in the September/October issue of National Real Estate Investor, which reaches 85,000+ members of the National Real Estate Investor community. In addition, the survey results report will appear on for one full year and will be available on NREI’s tablet and mobile app. The report will also be available at the 24th NIC National Conference, which will take place October 1-3, 2014 in Chicago.

National Real Estate Investor publisher Rich Santos said, “We anticipate the report will be a ‘must-have’ resource for professionals in the seniors housing property market, in particular for investors. Our members increasingly are expressing interest in seniors housing, which is generally regarded as emerging as the next core property type for commercial real estate investors—including institutional investors.”

Chuck Harry, NIC managing director and director of research and analytics, adds, “Given the dynamic market cycles of the seniors housing property market, operators and investors alike are keenly interested in the outlook for the sector’s supply and demand trends as well as its market’s prospects for both debt and equity capital.”

The special report offers sponsorship opportunities, which are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The sponsorship deadline is August 8, 2014. Industry professionals interested in sponsorship should contact Rich Santos, Group Publisher, National Real Estate Investor at 212.204.4227 or is the industry’s leading source on commercial real estate trends for readers representing a cross-section of disciplines including brokerage, construction, owner/development, finance/investment, property management, corporate real estate, and real estate services. NIC is an organization committed to advancing the quality and accessibility of seniors and housing care — by facilitating informed investment in the industry.

About Penton

Penton is a leading professional information services company that engages and informs millions of professionals every day, helping them grow and solve their most critical business challenges. As a provider of critical workflow solutions and insightful content, marketing services and networking, Penton helps businesses do business in five core growth markets: agriculture, transportation, natural products/food, infrastructure, and industrial design/manufacturing.

Penton is a growth company with a track-record of strong performance and success and is backed by its co-owners: MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP.

For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit

About the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing and Care Industry
The National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry (NIC) is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to facilitate informed investment in the seniors housing and care industry. NIC’s NIC MAP® Data and Analysis Service tracks more than 12,600 properties on a quarterly basis in the largest metropolitan markets. Proceeds from NIC’s national conference and other events are used to fund data and research on issues of importance to lenders, investors, providers, developers, and others interested in meeting the housing and care needs of America’s seniors. For more information, visit or call (410) 267-0504.

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Rich Santos
Group Publisher
National Real Estate

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