NIC Senior Housing Boot Camp

“It’s a crash course…on how to value a deal.”

Marriott City Center Minneapolis

Minneapolis, MN

September 27, 2023

Registration fee: $795


The NIC Senior Housing Boot Camp: The Art of Assessing a Deal is designed to provide professionals the opportunity to learn best practices in the art of deal assessment and market analysis from industry experts.

The one-day course will analyze real-world scenarios, data, and case-study details, and allow collaboration with fellow attendees. The course concludes with a competitive bidding exercise, based on an actual case study.

This course is a unique opportunity for hands-on learning in an intimate environment, led by seasoned subject matter experts and concluding with a networking reception with industry thought leaders:

  • Understand today’s senior housing market fundamentals and trends, transactions volumes, and valuation factors
  • Hear from expert facilitators on how they analyze market supply and demand, determine their investment thesis, and build a strategy
  • Learn how buyers access capital to finance property acquisition
  • Analyze the key decision points for property acquisition and/or development
  • Assess a prospective transaction by examining operational opportunities, design and building configurations, sales acuity, disposition strategy, financing, and valuation
  • Discuss industry realities and network with industry leaders and peers

“People don’t just learn about how to value a deal; they take home connections as well.”


Schedule for Wednesday, September 27, 2023

10:30 am – 10:40 amWelcome
10:40 am – 11:10 amIndustry OverviewCaroline Clapp, NIC
11:10 am – 11:50 amCase Study Introduction
11:50 am – 12:15 pmInvestment Assessment
12:15 pm – 12:45 pmMarket Assessment  
12:45 pm – 2:00 pmLunch Justin Hutchens, Ventas
2:00 pm – 2:30 pmOperational DiscussionPanel Discussion
2:30 pm – 2:45 pmCapitalizing the Deal
2:45 pm – 3:00 pmModeling Introductions
3:00 pm – 4:00 pmTable Analysis & Discussion
4:00 pm – 4:20 pmBid Review and Moderated Discussion
4:20 pm – 4:30 pmConclusion & Wrap-up
5:00 pm – 7:00 pmNetworking Reception*

*Join NIC, and the Future Leaders Council for a networking reception

Featured Speaker(s):

Industry Icon Speaker

Justin Hutchens, Executive Vice President, Senior Housing, Ventas 


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