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Omar Zahraoui

Omar Zahraoui

Omar Zahraoui, Principal at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), is a seniors housing research professional with expertise in providing quantitative analysis and insights on seniors housing & care market data; building new products and reporting capabilities, including dashboards and proformas for clients and internal stakeholders; and implementing new processes and data solutions. Prior to his current role, Zahraoui worked as a data analyst, at Calpine Corporation, supporting the development of new-business strategy initiatives, analyzing sales and financial data, and developing statistical modeling of consumers’ behaviors to drive business performance. Zahraoui holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Management, a Master in Corporate Finance from IAE Lyon School of Management at Jean Moulin Lyon III University in France, and a Master of Science in Management Information Systems and Data Analytics from Pace University.


Market Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

3Q 2023 Lending Trends in Senior Housing and Nursing Care Reflect Adjustments to New Economic Realities

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  February 15, 2024

NIC Analytics released the 3Q 2023 NIC Lending Trends Report today. The complimentary quarterly report includes data trends over seven years for senior housing and nursing care construction loans, mini-perm/bridge loans, and permanent loans from 3Q 2016 through 3Q 2023.

2024 Presents a Golden Opportunity to Increase Occupancy Amid Favorable Market Dynamics

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  February 15, 2024

Amid favorable supply and demand market dynamics, 2024 presents a golden opportunity for senior housing communities to bolster occupancy rates and drive operational growth, thereby mitigating some of the challenges posed by capital market conditions.

Market Trends  |  Senior Housing

Building Tomorrow: Proactive Strategies and Balanced Construction Mix for Optimal Growth

By: Omar Zahraoui  |  January 17, 2024

2024 will mark the end of a three-year pandemic occupancy recovery, paving the way for 2025 to be a year focused on proactive initiatives, efficiency developments, and a forward-looking approach.

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