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Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Business Environment  |  Economic Trends  |  Senior Housing

Capital Markets Outlook for 2024

By: Zachary Britton  |  January 18, 2024

The 2024 capital markets outlook is that much remains the same. Credit is scarce and the capital markets remain unpredictable. Whether the Fed will cut rates in four months, six months, or even nine months, many investors believe that defense is the best offense. The preceding ten years created a fascinating environment with cap rate compression to historic lows and a substantial amount of newly issued debt. Today, the industry is entering a period of transition where cap rates are starting to progress upward, and historic levels of debt are being repriced in a higher cost of capital environment.

Business Environment  |  Economic Trends  |  NIC Leadership Huddle

“Cycle-Tested” Researchers Weigh in on Market Opportunities

By: NIC  |  June 21, 2023

Despite constrained capital markets and a challenging operating environment, the senior housing sector could be looking at a window of opportunity far more attractive than it has been for some time.

Economic Trends  |  Workforce

Strong Job Gains in May

By: Beth Mace  |  June 02, 2023

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that nonfarm payrolls rose by 339,000 in May 2023, in line with the average monthly gain of 341,000 over the prior 12 months, but above the upwardly revised gain of 294,000 in April and 217,000 in March. Market expectations had called for a gain of 195,000 jobs. Of note, revisions added 93,000 positions to total payrolls in the previous two months.

Business Environment  |  Economic Trends  |  Market Trends  |  NIC Leadership Huddle  |  Senior Housing

The New Reality: A Conversation about Current Market Trends Affecting Senior Housing

By: NIC  |  May 30, 2023

After facing down a pandemic for three years, the senior housing industry now faces a new reality—some parts good and some not so good.

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