NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Economic Trends

What Does the Future Hold for Seniors Housing?

By: NIC  |  June 18, 2015

National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care and National Real Estate Investor are collaborating to create the second annual survey on the outlook for the seniors housing property market in terms of both its market fundamentals as well as its capital market trends.  The survey will include the views of owners, builders, developers, lenders and investors in the seniors housing and care sector.

Economic Trends

Public REITs Continue to be Major Investors in U.S. Seniors Housing & Care Properties

By: Annie Cederholm  |  June 10, 2015

In light of REIT Week, NIC wanted to share valuable insight into the impact of health care REITs related to seniors housing and care. Health care REITs own and operate properties including senior housing and skilled nursing properties, hospitals and other medical office buildings. Low interest rates, attrative financing, solid returns and robust demand are all factors that indicate that health care REITs will continue to pursue seniors housing and care assets.

Economic Trends

5 Reasons to Consider Investing in Seniors Housing

By: Beth Burnham Mace  |  June 03, 2015

1 Institutional investment interest in seniors housing and care is strong and growing.   In the first quarter of 2015, transaction volume totaled $19.4 billion on a four-quarter moving average, with more than 122 deals closing.  Investor interest can be traced to many factors.  Foremost among these factors is its investment track record: both appreciation and income returns for seniors housing have consistently dwarfed other property type returns for more than ten years.  On a ten-year basis, total returns as reported by NCREIF were more than 14.1%; this compares with all property types of 8.4%.