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How to Boost NOI

By: NIC  |  August 16, 2022

It’s simple, right? Increase revenue or decrease expenses. Those are the two ways to boost net operating income (NOI). Ideally, senior housing and skilled nursing operators can do both.

Business Environment  |  Market Trends  |  Senior Housing  |  Skilled Nursing

1Q22 NIC Lending Trends Report: Uptick in New Nursing Care Construction Loans Closed

By: Anne Standish  |  August 10, 2022

NIC Analytics released the 1Q2022 NIC Lending Trends Report today. The quarterly report, available for free to NIC’s constituents, currently tracks $86.5 billion in senior housing and nursing care loans. The report includes data for over five years of construction loans, mini-perm/bridge loans, and permanent loans from 3Q2016 through 1Q2022.

Market Trends  |  NIC MAP Vision  |  Skilled Nursing

Skilled Nursing Occupancy Increased Slightly in May 2022

By: Bill Kauffman  |  August 04, 2022

“Skilled nursing occupancy held steady in May, as operators still confront a challenging operating landscape amidst high inflation and staffing challenges.” - Bill Kauffman NIC MAP Vision released its latest Skilled Nursing Monthly Report on August 4, 2022. The report includes key monthly data points from January 2012 through May 2022.

Market Trends  |  Skilled Nursing  |  medicare

Skilled Nursing Price Per Bed – What's Driving Current Trends?

By: Bill Kauffman  |  July 27, 2022

Over the past couple years skilled nursing properties have continued to see strong interest from investors in the sector. This has contributed to skilled nursing valuations becoming what some deem as elevated. However, others might argue differently. Regarding the overall skilled nursing market, many continue to see steady demand trends as the industry passes the inflection point where the growth of the senior population accelerates, and more people with higher acuity levels need care. There are headwinds as we are all aware, including the risk of Medicare reimbursement cuts, low occupancy rates, chronic underfunding of Medicaid reimbursement in many states, a staffing crisis, and ongoing elevated inflation including wage rate growth. Given the challenges that are present, why has skilled nursing property price per bed increased?

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