NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Market Trends  |  Senior Housing

Uncovering Relationships Between Occupancy and Rent Growth in Assisted Living Property Markets

By: Lana Peck  |  January 31, 2020

In evaluating the attractiveness of a market for seniors housing investment or development, supply and demand metrics are fundamental data to examine, and layering on an assessment of rent growth and occupancy may provide additional insight. The following analysis shows the relationships between average occupancy rates and rent growth patterns for assisted living over a four-year timeframe—from 3Q 2015 through 3Q 2019—for the NIC MAP® 31 Primary Markets in aggregate—and then looks at the relative performance of individual markets.

Market Trends  |  Senior Housing

Headlines  Highlight Trends Reshaping Seniors Housing and Healthcare

By: NIC  |  January 28, 2020

Last year NIC launched, a website offering the latest information on seniors housing and care collaborations with the healthcare sector.  Providing curated resources and news articles relevant to the new partnerships, innovations, and business deals that are reshaping America’s seniors housing and healthcare landscape, the site offers insights into the rapid evolution of senior care.

Market Trends  |  NIC MAP Vision  |  Senior Housing

Five Key Takeaways from NIC’s Fourth Quarter 2019 Seniors Housing Data Release

By: Beth Mace  |  January 22, 2020

NIC MAP® Data Service clients attended a webinar in mid-January on the key seniors housing data trends during the fourth quarter of 2019. Key takeaways included the following:

Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  healthcare  |  medicare

A Turning Point in Medicare Policy

By: Bob Kramer and Ryan Brooks  |  January 21, 2020

What does it take to get advocacy groups, insurance companies, foundations, and policy makers all on the same sheet of paper? In the case of caring for chronically ill older Americans, it appears that it takes a shared sense that improved outcomes, lower costs, and strong business performance are achievable – but only with cooperation, innovation, and a willingness to think differently.