NIC Notes

Insights in Seniors Housing & Care

Ideas and Discussion  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing  |  Workforce

Senior Living: Looking for Workers? Tired of Turnover?

By: NIC  |  May 19, 2022

Here are some actionable insights. Amid an industry-wide frustration with an exceptionally tight labor market and quickly rising wages, new approaches to recruit and retain good workers were detailed at the 2022 NIC Spring Conference in Dallas. The session, “Fostering Meaningful Engagement: Industry Staffing and Labor Needs,” included presentations by four experts followed by a brainstorming session for industry stakeholders to share ideas on effective strategies.

NIC Leadership Huddle  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

Leadership Huddle: Senior Housing & Skilled Nursing Paths to Recovery

By: NIC  |  May 18, 2022

NIC Leadership Huddles returned on May 11 with a timely focus on the state of senior housing and skilled nursing and the path to recovery. Beth Mace, chief economist and director of outreach at NIC, Brian Beckwith, chief executive officer of Arcus Healthcare Partners, and Craig D. Hanson, chief executive officer of Omega Senior Living, shared insights on potential regulatory changes, market activity, and ongoing workforce and occupancy challenges that continue to impact owners, operators, and investors. Join the Next Complimentary NIC Leadership Huddle Prominent Real Estate Research Directors Discuss Market Trends and the Economic Outlook May 25, 2022 at 1:00 PM ET

Market Trends  |  Seniors Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

NIC Lending Trends Report: Mini-Perm/Bridge Loan Issuance for Senior Housing Up in 4Q21

By: Anne Standish  |  May 12, 2022

The recently released 4Q2021 NIC Lending Trends Report report shows issuance of new mini-perm/bridge loans for senior housing hit a recorded high in the time series in fourth quarter 2021, while the issuance of permanent senior housing loans moderated. This may suggest that some lenders are more comfortable with the lower-risk shorter-term nature of mini-perm/bridge loans as some senior housing operators build occupancy and demonstrate a longer performance track record.

Business Environment  |  Seniors Housing

Financing Market Faces Headwinds, Rides Tailwinds

By: NIC  |  May 11, 2022

2022 NIC Spring Conference Session: “Debt & Equity Trends in Senior Living.” With the Federal Reserve taking aggressive steps to curb inflation by raising interest rates through several hikes, senior living stakeholders are sizing up the possibilities of a slowing economy and higher debt costs. The labor shortage is another big concern.

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