I’m excited to tell you about new reports that have been launched on our NIC MAP® web client platform. Called the NIC MAP Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment and Wage Reports, they aim to help our clients assess and benchmark local labor pools and wage rates.
While major reforms of the Affordable Care Act, such as those proposed by the Trump administration and Republican leaders in Congress are sure to have an impact on the post-acute and long-term care industry--if passed--by dedicating all our attention to the big "what ifs", we may be ignoring the trees for the forest.
Investment returns for seniors housing historically have outpaced the overall NCREIF (National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries) Property Index (NPI), a property-level index that tracks investment return performance for commercial real estate. But while seniors housing returns outperformed the NPI in the first quarter of 2017, the total annual return for this sector has been slowly trending down since mid-2014.