With over 2,400 registrations, the year’s most important senior housing and care conference proved yet again to be a ‘can’t-miss’ event for industry leaders. Despite a lingering pandemic, and strictly observed safety protocols, including required proof of vaccination, as well as hundreds of cancelled flights nationwide, ‘the NIC’ made a triumphant return to in-person networking and thought leadership. Attendees, nearly 70% of whom are in senior executive roles, were, for the first time in 20 months, able to convene to build relationships, make deals, and share the latest data and insights, in person and face-to-face.
Senior living providers and investors are familiar with the financing options from Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and HUD. Less well known are the government-subsidized loan programs for healthcare facilities through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Liberty SBF is a specialty finance company that offers SBA, conventional and bridge loans.
A week from today, thousands of leaders in senior housing and care will convene, in person, for three days of networking, deal-making, and strategic insight. For many, the 2021 NIC Fall Conference is the most important event of the year, particularly during a time of disruption which is presenting significant challenges – and major opportunities. Most are likely looking forward to meeting friends, old and new, in person, and to being able to return to a sense of normalcy.
For the first time in a while, Wendy Simpson, chairman and CEO at LTC Properties, is looking forward to the next earnings call for the publicly traded REIT. Business is looking up at the Westlake Village, California-based company after a difficult year for the entire industry.