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The Truth Behind Senior Housing ‘Supply Surges’

October 21, 2015, Tim Mullaney, Senior Housing News - With dipping occupancy feeding fears of senior housing oversupply, scrutinizing a market carefully before developing a new property…

Quality Measure Standardization On Its Way, CMS Says

October 21, 2015, Emily Mongan, McKnights - Skilled nursing facilities must standardize six of the eight measure domains laid out by the IMPACT Act to begin in October 2016, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services officials told providers Wednesday.  The IMPACT…

Senior Housing Investors Net Healthy Returns

October 20, 2015, Mary Nelson, Senior Housing News - Financially, the senior housing market is in good shape, with return on investment eclipsing other major real estate property types.  Over a seven-year period, senior housing returns have outperformed the National…

Seniors Housing & Care M&A Activity Sets Record in Q3: 2015

October 19, 2015, Business Wire - The seniors housing and care merger and acquisition market, which includes skilled…

Largest Senior Housing REITs Pencil Out Divergent Hospital Plays

October 18, 2015, Amy Baxter, Senior Housing News - After a year of record transaction volume across senior living, the “Big Three” senior housing REITs now are taking aim at a different asset…

Blueprint Sells 2 Skilled Nursing Facilities in Texas for $10 Million

October 13, 2015, Seniors Housing Business - Blueprint Health Care Real Estate Advisors has arranged the sale of a portfolio of two skilled nursing facilities in Texas for $10 million.  Winterhaven, located in Houston, was built in 1970 and consists of 160 beds. Heritage Place, located in…

Brookdale as Takeover Target: Where Are the Buyers?

September 10, 2015, Kourtney Liepelt, Senior Housing News - Goldman Sachs naming Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) as one of six top acquisition targets in the health care sector earlier…

SNF Cost-Comparison Report: Occupancy Rates Down, Cash-On-Hand Increases

August 30, 2015, Emily Mongan, McKnights - A decline in occupancy rates and an increase in days cash-on-hand are among the findings included in CliftonLarsonAllen's sweeping Skilled Nursing Facility Cost Comparison Report. Skilled nursing facilities saw a decrease in occupancy rates…

Memory Care Occupancy, Rents Dip As Building Boom Continues

August 30, 2015, Kourtney Liepelt, Senior Housing News - Conversation surrounding the risk of oversupply in the senior housing industry has been ongoing recently, with one frequent observation being that supply concerns differ greatly by locality. But supply also varies among different…

Survey: Investors Flock to Senior Housing, Dismiss Oversupply Worries

August 27, 2015, Kourtney Liepelt, Senior Housing News - Fears of oversupply have driven the conversation around senior housing in recent weeks, but commercial real estate professionals still believe market fundamentals are strong and find senior housing to be a highly attractive…