The pandemic has not only affected operators and their ability to care for their residents but has also required equity and debt partners to revisit how they look at revenues, expenses and returns. In the latest NIC Leadership Huddle event, hundreds of senior housing and care leaders gathered virtually to hear from industry capital providers. The discussion focused on questions such as: Have capital providers altered their views on underwriting metrics, LTVs, recourse, and rates? Have relief funds provided through governmental programs exasperated or helped expense models? And how will COVID impact the structuring of capital on a go-forward basis?
The senior living industry has adapted and evolved through the COVID-19 pandemic. In the latest NIC Leadership Huddle, titled “Trends That Will Shape Senior Living Post-Pandemic,” subject matter experts discussed how the pandemic has shaped the industry, and how some changes will likely remain. They explored trends to watch for, both short term and long term – and identified best practices to help operators and their capital providers stay ahead of the curve.
Seniors housing investors are re-examining their portfolios—as well as their strategies for new transactions in 2021. Attendees of the latest NIC Leadership Huddle, titled, “Seniors Housing Equity Players Talk Investment Strategy” heard how three equity capital providers are viewing seniors housing as an investment opportunity today. The discussion included real-life examples of recent acquisitions and dispositions, as well as go-forward investment strategies in a post-pandemic world.
Unprecedented change in healthcare has led to new expectations from payers, providers, and consumers. The latest NIC Leadership Huddle, titled “Telehealth’s Tipping Point: The New Norm in Care and How to Build for Success” brought together telemedicine experts to cut through the hype. Attendees benefitted from a substantive discussion on building the right-sized telehealth program; selecting relevant telehealth services; addressing staffing issues, and picking the right technology and business models, as the industry moves to kickstart or enhance telehealth programs as part of the new normal.